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AstraZeneca plc is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company with its headquarters at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in Cambridge, England. It has a portfolio of products for major diseases in areas including oncology, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, respiratory, and inflammation. It is perhaps best known for its involvement in developing the Oxford-Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

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EU medicines regulator launches blood clots probe related to Johnson & Johnson vaccine [Video]

EU medicines regulator launches blood clots probe related to Johnson & Johnson vaccine

It comes after the regulator said there was a possible link between very rare cases of blood clots and the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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Coronavirus pandemic in France: People under 55 shouldn't receive AstraZeneca as 2nd dose [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic in France: People under 55 shouldn't receive AstraZeneca as 2nd dose

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Mexico gov't says it will continue to use AstraZeneca [Video]

Mexico gov't says it will continue to use AstraZeneca

The AstraZeneca jab is largely considered Latin America’s most viable vaccine option, with both Mexico and Argentina signing agreements with the pharmaceutical giant to produce the vaccine.

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Oxford Vaccine Group on AZ jab [Video]

Oxford Vaccine Group on AZ jab

The developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab give their reaction to the latest regulatory advice on their vaccine. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Blood clot victim’s sister speaks [Video]

Blood clot victim’s sister speaks

The sister of a 59-year-old man who died of blood clots, possibly related to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, insists everyone should still take the AZ jab for the good of the population. Neil Astles..

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People under 30 to be offered alternative Covid vaccine to AstraZeneca jab [Video]

People under 30 to be offered alternative Covid vaccine to AstraZeneca jab

People under the age of 30 are to be offered an alternative Covid vaccine to the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab.

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AstraZeneca vaccine & blood clots: Is there a real link? | Oneindia News [Video]

AstraZeneca vaccine & blood clots: Is there a real link? | Oneindia News

After some cases of blood clots in individuals who took the AstraZeneca developed vaccine were reported, the European drug regulator has said that a link between blood clots and the vaccine exists..

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Sturgeon: I would take AZ jab ‘without hesitation’ [Video]

Sturgeon: I would take AZ jab ‘without hesitation’

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she would take the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine "without hesitation", as she seeks to allay concerns over a very rare risk of blood clots. Report by Jonesia. Like..

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Vaccine programme still ‘on track’ after new AZ jab advice [Video]

Vaccine programme still ‘on track’ after new AZ jab advice

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says the UK’s vaccination programme is “on track”, and that the updated JCVI advice on the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine makes “no impact to the speed of..

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EU fails to agree common guidance on use of AstraZeneca shot [Video]

EU fails to agree common guidance on use of AstraZeneca shot

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AstraZeneca vaccine comes under further pressure in EU, UK [Video]

AstraZeneca vaccine comes under further pressure in EU, UK

While the EMA says ‘possible link’ found between the jab and ‘unusual’ blood clots, the UK offers young people alternative shot due to risks.

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EU agency finds AstraZeneca vaccine can cause rare blood clots [Video]

EU agency finds AstraZeneca vaccine can cause rare blood clots

European drug regulators have confirmed a link between the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 shot and rare blood clots, as UK authorities recommended that people under 30 should take alternative vaccines.

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Should I be worried about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine? [Video]

Should I be worried about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine?

The UK medicines regulator has said benefits of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine continue to outweigh any risks, but added that under-30s will be offered an alternative jab. Here, we take a look at the..

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PM: We’ll make sure people get the right jabs [Video]

PM: We’ll make sure people get the right jabs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts to new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, following concerns over a very rare risk..

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Jeremy Hunt: JCVI advice on AZ vaccine is ‘sensible’ [Video]

Jeremy Hunt: JCVI advice on AZ vaccine is ‘sensible’

Jeremy Hunt reacts to new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, following concerns over a very rare risk of blood clots...

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Boris Johnson says AstraZeneca decision will not affect road map out of lockdown [Video]

Boris Johnson says AstraZeneca decision will not affect road map out of lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the changes in the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine would not force a change in the road map out of lockdown.

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EMA: Benefits of AstraZeneca jab outweigh risks [Video]

EMA: Benefits of AstraZeneca jab outweigh risks

Emer Cooke, executive director of the EMA, says its review “confirmed that the benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine in preventing Covid-19 overall outweigh the risk of side effects”.Ms Cooke added:..

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PM: End of lockdown road map will not be deterred by MHRA guidance on AstraZeneca jab [Video]

PM: End of lockdown road map will not be deterred by MHRA guidance on AstraZeneca jab

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Government's road map to ending lockdown will not affected by medical regulators' decision on the Oxford AstraZeneca jab.

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JCVI: Under-30s to be offered alternative to AZ vaccine [Video]

JCVI: Under-30s to be offered alternative to AZ vaccine

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has issued new advice on the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, due to concerns over a very rare risk of blood clots. Report by Jonesia...

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AstraZeneca jab benefits ‘outweigh risks’ but under-30s offered alternative [Video]

AstraZeneca jab benefits ‘outweigh risks’ but under-30s offered alternative

The benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh the risks for the “vast majority” of people after cases of blood clots were detected in an “extremely small” number of people, Dr June Raine,..

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Minister: No causal link between AZ vaccine and blood clots [Video]

Minister: No causal link between AZ vaccine and blood clots

Business minister Paul Scully says there is “no proven direct causal link” between the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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JCVI member: Both vaccines in use highly effective against Covid [Video]

JCVI member: Both vaccines in use highly effective against Covid

Professor Adam Finn, member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation spoke to BBC Breakfast as an Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine trial on children is paused.

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EMA to rule on AstraZeneca safety, in potential blow to EU vaccinations [Video]

EMA to rule on AstraZeneca safety, in potential blow to EU vaccinations

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PM: Covid status certification 'probably going to be fact of life' for overseas travel [Video]

PM: Covid status certification 'probably going to be fact of life' for overseas travel

On a visit to a production facility involved in the manufacture of AstraZeneca vaccine components, Boris Johnson has said getting the population vaccinated was “the key thing”.On the prospect of..

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PM urges people to continue getting AstraZeneca vaccine [Video]

PM urges people to continue getting AstraZeneca vaccine

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says people should follow the advice of the MHRA, and continue to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid jab. There has been concerns regarding use of the vaccine in..

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