Researchers from the Oxford Vaccine Group's Com-COV vaccine trial discovered that adults were more likely to suffer from mild to moderate side effects after mixing doses of the AstraZeneca and Pfizer jabs
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Under-40s in the UK will be offered an alternative coronavirus vaccine to the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) said there is an "extremely small risk" of people suffering blood clots after having the jab.
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Union External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar attended a virtual conversation, called 'Global Dialogue Series' on May 05. He said, "Our vaccine production situation was different from many other countries. On what basis Covishield was being made in India? It's Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, you can say it's British-designed product. It was made in India as the vaccine owner saw India as an efficient production venue. Along with that the ability and approval to make in India, came an obligation to supply it to a large part of the world. So, people have to understand, it was not that vaccine production started in India, it was invented by an Indian, owned by an Indian, produced by an Indian." He further said, "It was a truly international collaboration. When there is an international collaboration, if somebody gave you a vaccine to make in India, then you have to do your part, otherwise, it doesn't work. It also came with support from the Covax initiative. So, there was an obligation to support the Covax initiative to give vaccines at a low cost to a number of nations."
Maharashtra Congress Chief chief Nana Patole has responded to SII chief Adar Poonawalla’s allegation that he is being threatened. Addressing the media, Patole said that Congress is worried over Poonawalla’s allegations and said that the Congress would take the responsibility of ensuring his security. He further urged Poonawalla to name those politicians who had threatened him over vaccine production. Poonawalla, who flew to London last week, is chief executive officer of the Serum Institute, which is the local maker of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and pharmaceuticals company AstraZeneca. Watch the full video for all the details.
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More than 18 million second coronavirus jabs have been given in the UK, along with 35,587,348 first doses. The statistics come after protesters demanded that AstraZeneca share its Covid-19 vaccine technology, holding a noisy demonstration outside the pharmaceutical firm’s Cambridge headquarters.
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The Taoiseach expressed hope that Ireland can look forward to a good summer as he received his first Covid-19 vaccination.Micheal Martin was given an AstraZeneca jab at the Cork City Hall vaccination centre on Sunday afternoon.
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CNN’s KFile has preserved a since-deleted Facebook Live post from 2019 showing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene – then a conservative activist – standing outside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s locked office taunting her to come out and “get rid of your diaper” and “be a big girl.”
Manchester United fans have gathered outside Old Trafford ahead of the club’s Premier League match against Liverpool, a week and a half after the fixture had to be postponed because of protests. Supporters are once more protesting against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Andy Burnham says a local lockdown would “go down like a lead balloon” in Greater Manchester, “because they didn’t work last year.” The mayor was speaking after Boris Johnson refused to rule out the introduction of a local lockdown in Bolton, which has seen a surge in Indian variant (B16172) coronavirus cases. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
James Cleverly, the minister for the Middle East, says the government is “working intensively” to try and de-escalate the Israel Gaza conflict. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Former prime minister David Cameron was seen leaving his house on Thursday morning. Mr Cameron appears before two select committees of MPs later in the day to face questions over his lobbying activities for Greensill Capital. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has called for increasing the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India's Oxford Covid-19 vaccine 'Covishield' to 12-16 weeks. Currently,..