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NI CMO receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Michael McBride has received his first AstraZeneca vaccine shot today, despite European countries halting its administration. The CMO told reporters that he was “delighted to get the AstraZeneca vaccine this morning” and “welcomed the opportunity,” this morning. Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster is due… Read More »

Covid-19 news: AstraZeneca vaccine not linked to blood clots, says WHO

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Medical worker prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to a patient in the capital Sarajevo, Bosnia. Kemal Softic/AP/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 12… Read More »

AstraZeneca, Merck's Lynparza plows ahead in ovarian cancer with $1B-plus approval, phase 3 data

The year may be winding down, but AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza sure isn’t. It picked up a blockbuster new approval late Wednesday and followed up the act by posting positive phase 3 data Thursday morning. U.S. regulators green-lighted the fast-growing PARP inhibitor in BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer patients who’ve responded partially or completely to an initial… Read More »