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Clinical trials start for new Ebola vaccine developed by the University of OxfordClinical trials are starting for a new Ebola vaccine developed by the University of Oxford, designed to tackle the two strains responsible for nearly all outbreaks and deaths worldwide.
State should step in over 'tainted and dirty' university donations, says professorA professor at the University of Oxford has told Sky News the government may need to step in to ensure that institutions do not accept donations from morally questionable sources.
Oxford scientists find gene that doubles risk of dying from Covid-19Researchers from the University of Oxford found that a higher-risk version of the gene most likely prevents the cells lining airways and the lungs from responding to the virus properly. About 60% of..
Gene that doubles risk of death from COVID identified by Oxford University scientistsA gene that doubles the risk of dying from COVID-19 has been identified by scientists at Oxford University.
For the first time ever, Oxford and Cambridge miss out on top spot in UK university rankingsFor the first time ever, neither Cambridge nor Oxford have topped The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, with the University of St Andrews securing the No 1 spot.
AstraZeneca and Pfizer safe to use as booster jabs, UK medicines regulator saysThe UK's medicines regulator has said the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are safe to use as booster jabs.
Ed Sheeran, Team GB and Oxford vaccine inventors among winners at GQ AwardsEd Sheeran, Team GB and the team behind the Oxford vaccine have all been honoured at this year's GQ Awards.
New medical guidance will help identify and treat rare blood clots linked to AstraZeneca jabUK scientists have identified markers associated with rare blood clots linked with the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine - and have issued guidance to doctors to help treat it effectively and..
UK to give Kenya more than 800,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccineThe UK will give Kenya 817,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, the government has announced.
Why the risk-benefit balance of AstraZeneca jab for young people has shiftedThe risks posed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to young adults in their 20s and 30s may now be outweighed by its benefits, according to the calculus used by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and..
Scientist behind COVID vaccine given standing ovation on Wimbledon's Centre CourtOne of the British scientists behind the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID vaccine has been given a standing ovation on Wimbledon's Centre Court.
'Mixing and matching' Oxford and Pfizer jabs could provide greater COVID protection, study suggestsPeople who have been double-dosed with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine could have a stronger immune response if they were given a different jab as a booster, a leading scientist has said.
No need for booster AZ jab at the moment - despite evidence it restores peak immunityThere is no evidence a third Oxford/AstraZeneca jab is needed at the moment - despite new research suggesting it restores peak immunity, says one of the vaccine's developers.
Oxford University explores anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as Covid-19 treatmentThe University of Oxford said on Wednesday it was testing anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as a possible treatment for Covid-19, as part of a British government-backed study that aims to aid recoveries..
Oxford academics accused of 'punishing students' after boycott over Cecil Rhodes statueOxford University's vice chancellor has criticised academics for choosing to "punish students" by refusing to give tutorials in protest over a decision not to remove a statue of colonialist Cecil..
Oxford students vote to remove 'colonial' portrait of QueenAn Oxford University students' group has voted to take down a portrait of the Queen from its common room.
Covishield produces more antibodies than Covaxin, finds studyCovishield, from the Oxford-AstraZeneca stable, is manufactured by the Serum Institute of India in Pune. Covaxin is the indigenously manufactured vaccine by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in..
Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80% effective against B1.617.2 variant: UK studyTwo doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infection from the B1.617.2 variant of Covid-19, first discovered in India, a new UK..
Cecil Rhodes statue won't be removed from Oxford college despite inquiry's recommendationA controversial statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes is to be left in place at an Oxford college because of the difficulties associated with removing it, the governing body has said.
3-month gap between doses improves immune response: AZ vax co-developerA three-month gap between two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, known in India as Covishield, improves the immune response against Covid-19, according to Andrew Pollard, co-developer of the vaccine and..
Under-40s to be offered alternative to Oxford jab over blood clot fearsAll under-40s are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine as a precaution.
5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V in India by June, says Indian envoy to Russia Venkatesh VarmaNew Delhi: India is set to get 5 million doses of Russian COVID vaccine Sputnik V by June, even as the vaccine is set to be rolled in the country from May 1. Sputnik V is the third vaccine India has..
How big is risk of clots from Covishield?The risk is extremely low, and the link between blood clots and the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is still not 100% clear. Also, the clots can be treated if patients report them early.
Family of Italian woman who died after Oxford jab launch legal actionThe family of an Italian woman who died weeks after having the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have told Sky News they are taking legal action to establish whether the jab was to blame.
Risk of blood clot after COVID is eight times higher than after AstraZeneca jab - studyThe risk of developing a blood clot after having COVID-19 is eight times higher than after being given the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, according to a study by Oxford University.
Blood clot victim's sister 'very angry' but says everyone should have Oxford jabThe sister of a man who died from a blood clot after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has said she is "very angry" but still "strongly" believes people should have the vaccine.
More than 700,000 doses of AstraZeneca jab 'flown from UK to Australia'More than 700,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine have been flown from the UK to Australia, it has been reported.
Oxford jab scientist set for £20m windfall in 'New York flotation'The scientist who led the development of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is on course for a payday of more than £20m through a stock market listing, according to reports.
'Full speed ahead' for vaccine rollout - but 18 to 29-year-olds to be offered alternative to Oxford jabBoris Johnson has said the roadmap out of lockdown will not be affected by the decision to offer 18 to 29-year-olds an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
What is the AstraZeneca blood clot risk and how does it compare?The use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in those under 30 is to be limited due to concerns over blood clots - but what exactly is the risk and how does it compare?
'Unusual blood clots' should be listed as 'very rare' side effect of Oxford vaccine, EU regulator saysThe European medicines regulator says that "unusual blood clots" should be listed as "very rare" side-effects of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine.
Britons aged 18-29 to be offered alternative to Oxford jabBritons aged 18-29 will be offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine where available, government advisors have decided.
Oxford jab blood clot concerns: MHRA and JCVI to hold news conference at 3pmThe UK's medicines regulator will address blood clot concerns over the Oxford vaccine in a news conference this afternoon.
Everything you need to know about the Moderna vaccineThe Moderna coronavirus vaccine is the third jab to be rolled out in the UK, alongside the Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford University-AstraZeneca jabs.
UK trial of Oxford COVID jab on children paused as regulator probes blood clots in adultsA trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine on children in the UK has been paused while the medicines regulator investigates a possible link between the jab and rare blood clots in adults.
EU medical regulator's chief: 'Increasingly difficult' to say no link between Oxford jab and rare blood clotsThe head of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said it is "increasingly difficult" to say there is "no cause and effect relationship" between the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab and "rare cases of unusual..
Oxford jab benefits outweigh 'rare incidents of risk', says minister - as clot cases are reviewedThe benefits of taking the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab "far outweigh" any "rare incidents of risk", the vaccines minister has said, as the UK's drugs regulator investigates reports of blood clots.
2021 Boat Race: BBC coverage guide as Oxford and Cambridge race on Great OuseThe 2021 Boat Race takes place on Sunday and you can watch it live on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.
Regulator says Oxford-AstraZeneca jab is safe despite seven UK blood clot deathsSeven people have died from blood clots after taking the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in the UK.
Thirty blood clot cases reported in UK after 18 million Oxford jabsThirty blood clotting cases were reported in the UK after the first 18 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the medicines regulator has said.
UK '100% confident' in AstraZeneca jab after Germany suspends use in under-60sThe UK is "100% confident in the efficacy" of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, after Germany suspended its use in the under-60s over concerns about rare blood clots.
Germany to suspend Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for under-60sGermany will suspend using the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the under-60s over concerns about rare blood clots.
Missing Oxford student has chronic condition and was 'struggling to cope' with shielding, mum saysA missing teenager had told his mother he was "struggling to cope" with his university studies and shielding for a chronic health condition, his mother has said.
Police 'increasingly concerned' for welfare of Oxford University studentPolice are appealing for help to find a young university student who has been missing in London for almost a week.
Scientists to test Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine as a nasal sprayScientists are planning to test the effectiveness of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine when it's administered using a nasal spray.
Denmark extends Astra-Zeneca vaccine suspension for 3 weeksDenmark has extended its suspension of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab for three weeks, as officials continue to investigate reports that it causes blood clots.