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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

With Europe’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout lagging amid J&J and AZ holdups, CureVac readies mRNA doses for deployment

The European Union is looking to shake up its COVID-19 vaccination game plan following a turbulent start to the rollout, presenting an opportune moment for mRNA vaccine developer CureVac to enter the scene. Eying a potential market debut in the coming months, the biotech has already started vaccine production. CureVac, which has started a rolling review process… Read More »

The Latest: WHO chief descries ‘shocking’ vaccine imbalance

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization said that over 87% of the more than 700 million doses of coronavirus vaccine that have been administered worldwide have been given in wealthier countries. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that on average, one in four people in rich countries have received at least one… Read More »