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AstraZeneca plc is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Cambridge, England. AstraZeneca has a portfolio of products for major disease areas including cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, respiratory and inflammation. AstraZeneca AB, the Swedish arm of the company, is a subsidiary of AstraZeneca plc.

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Vaccine manufacturing is lumpy, UK says [Video]

Vaccine manufacturing is lumpy, UK says

Britain's vaccine rollout is limited by a "lumpy" manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that could lead to brief supply disruption, Vaccine Deployment..

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Sao Paulo nurse first to get CoronaVac shot in Brazil [Video]

Sao Paulo nurse first to get CoronaVac shot in Brazil

Monica Calazans, a 54-year-old nurse in Sao Paulo, became on Sunday the first person to be inoculated in Brazil, receiving the Chinese vaccine known as CoronaVac after Brazilian health regulator Anvisa..

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Easing of lockdown restrictions not before March, says Zahawi [Video]

Easing of lockdown restrictions not before March, says Zahawi

Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has suggested that a gradual easing oflockdown restrictions will not begin before early March. He told BBCBreakfast: “If we take the mid-February target, two weeks..

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Nepal: People cheers after approval of Covishield vaccine manufactured in India [Video]

Nepal: People cheers after approval of Covishield vaccine manufactured in India

After Nepal government approved emergency use of Covishield vaccine, people are hoping the pandemic will falter and human lives would be back on track. Nepal's Department of Drug Administration on..

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Covid vaccinations start at Boots branch in Halifax [Video]

Covid vaccinations start at Boots branch in Halifax

82-year-old Victoria Watling became the first person to receive the coronavirus vaccine at the Boots pharmacy in Halifax. Boots and Superdrug branches are among the six stores across England which..

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COVID vaccine: From factory to arm, the logistics of rolling out the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab [Video]

COVID vaccine: From factory to arm, the logistics of rolling out the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab

The pace of the UK's vaccine rollout was ramped up this week with the opening of seven new mass vaccination centres

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Joan Collins gets COVID-19 vaccine and urges others to do the same [Video]

Joan Collins gets COVID-19 vaccine and urges others to do the same

Joan Collins just received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, and has urged others to do the same, as she says it was ‘the easiest thing’.

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Explained: India announces Covid vaccination launch date; who's first in line? [Video]

Explained: India announces Covid vaccination launch date; who's first in line?

The Government of India announced the launch date of its mass immunisation programme against Covid-19. The vaccinations will begin on January 16, 2021. On January 3, India's drug regulator DCGI had..

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UK approves Moderna Covid-19 vaccine [Video]

UK approves Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

The Moderna coronavirus vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. The jabis the third to be given the green light by the Medicines and Healthcareproducts Regulatory Agency (MHRA), along with the..

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COVID-19 Vaccines Are Making Their Way Around The World [Video]

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Making Their Way Around The World

Mass vaccination campaigns are being rolled out around the globe. Governments around the world are looking for ways to contain the spread of COVID-19. Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Sputnik V,..

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100-year-old Ellen Prosser among first care home residents to receive Oxford vaccine [Video]

100-year-old Ellen Prosser among first care home residents to receive Oxford vaccine

100 year-old Ellen Prosser is one of the first care home residents to recievethe Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine at Sunrise care home in Sidcup. Dr Nikki Kananicarried out the first doses of the..

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GP nurse receives Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine at surgery [Video]

GP nurse receives Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine at surgery

Nurse Sue Toye, 51, is believed to be the first person to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in a GP practice in England having had the jab atPriory Gate Surgery in the City of Coventry..

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Matt Hancock calls on Donald Trump to condemn violent scenes at US Capitol [Video]

Matt Hancock calls on Donald Trump to condemn violent scenes at US Capitol

Health Secretary Matt Hancock calls on US President Donald Trump to condemnthe action of his supporters following violent scenes in Washington DC. MrHancock's comments came during a visit to see the..

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Covid: What led to DCGI nod of Covishield & Covaxin in India? IMCR DG explains [Video]

Covid: What led to DCGI nod of Covishield & Covaxin in India? IMCR DG explains

ICMR DG Dr. Balram Bhargava explained the DCGI nod to two Covid-19 vaccines in India. Dr. Bhargava spoke on the various studies done over Covishield and Covaxin. Covishield Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine..

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'Who will opt for vaccine...': Congress questions approval, slams govt [Video]

'Who will opt for vaccine...': Congress questions approval, slams govt

Congress leader Manish Tewari alleged that the union government has 'politically misused pandemic in its entirety'. Tewari also slammed the Centre over the grant of approval to Bharat Biotech's Covid..

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Rollout of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine begins in Scotland [Video]

Rollout of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine begins in Scotland

The first doses of the Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine have beenadministered in Scotland. James Shaw, 82, from Dundee, was among the first toget the jab.The UK has secured access to 100..

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UK is first country in the world to rollout Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine [Video]

UK is first country in the world to rollout Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

It comes as COVID-19 cases, driven by a new variant, are surging.

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I feel privileged to have given first vaccine, says nurse [Video]

I feel privileged to have given first vaccine, says nurse

Sam Foster says she feels "privileged" to have administered the first Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The Chief Nurse at Oxford University Hospitals delivered the vaccine to Brian Pinker, an 82-year-old..

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'I'm from farmer family...': Vaccine-maker Bharat Biotech's MD on controversy [Video]

'I'm from farmer family...': Vaccine-maker Bharat Biotech's MD on controversy

Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Biotech, Dr Krishna Ella, addressed a virtual conference amid doubts from some quarters regarding approval of the vaccine developed by the Indian company. On..

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Pensioner receives Oxford jab in Belfast [Video]

Pensioner receives Oxford jab in Belfast

Eileen Lynch, 94, gave the thumbs up after becoming one of the first people inNorthern Ireland to receive the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. It wasdelivered at a GP surgery on the Falls Road..

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UK inoculates first patient with Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

UK inoculates first patient with Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The UK began distributing the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Monday after becoming the first country to authorise it.

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COVAXIN has shown less than 10% adverse reactions: Bharat Biotech MD [Video]

COVAXIN has shown less than 10% adverse reactions: Bharat Biotech MD

While addressing a press conference via video conferencing in Hyderabad on January 04, the Chairman and Managing Director (MD) of Bharat Biotech International Limited, Dr Krishna M Ella said, "COVAXIN..

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Brazil's Bolsonaro asks India to expedite Covid vaccine shipment as delays loom

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Surgery visited by Hancock to mark Oxford/AstraZeneca jab rollout has delivery of it delayed

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Serum Institute says to meet local demand for AstraZeneca vaccine for next two months before exporting

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