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 died on Sunday and is the UK’s first named blood clot victim. Alison Astles said her brother is...
Under-30s in the UK will be offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines rather than the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine due to concerns over a very rare risk of blood clots. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the UK said there were still huge benefits of the vaccine in preventing Covid-19, and has not concluded that the vaccine causes rare clots, although it says the link is getting firmer. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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 Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prison doctors have decided to transfer Russia's main opposition leader Alexei Navalny to hospital, its prison authority said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has brought international warnings of consequences should he die in jail. Lauren Anthony has more.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The Congress leader took to Twitter and said he is experiencing mild symptoms. Rahul asked those who came in his contact recently to follow safety protocols. The Congress leader had earlier cancelled his poll rallies in West Bengal due to rising Covid-19 cases. Earlier on Monday, former Indian Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Dr Manmohan Singh tested positive for Covid. Singh was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi. Watch the full video for more details.
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Commerce Secretary of Government of India, Anup Wadhawan said that efforts are underway on a war footing to make oxygen supplies available amid increase in demand due to COVID-19. "DPIT (Dept for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) is coordinating it. The efforts are underway on a war footing to make oxygen supplies available. It's being coordinated on a 24x7 basis. Supplies position will improve tremendously in my understanding," said Anup Wadhawan.
Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease doctor, hopes U.S. regulators will make a quick decision to lift a pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and get that vaccine "back on track," he said in an interview with Reuters on Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.
A report by The Wall Street Journal revealed that Johnson & Johnson privately asked AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer to join them in evaluating the risk of blood clots in the Covid-19 vaccine. Veuer’s..