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    EU to get 50m doses of Pfizer’s COVID jabs earlier than expected

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29pm on April 15, 2021

    The European Union said on Wednesday that it is expecting 50 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses earlier than expected, as the United States said it...

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    Polish bishops raise 'moral objection' to AstraZeneca, J&J vaccines

    Agence France-Presse. Warsaw, Poland | Updated at 07:40pm on April 14, 2021

    Poland's Catholic Church on Wednesday voiced ‘strong moral objection’ to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines, which were developed using cell lines from...

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    EU medicine regulator says AstraZeneca jabs’ clot risk very rare

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:06am on April 08, 2021

    The EU’s medicines regulator said on Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca jab but the benefits...

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    United Kingdom begins rolling out Moderna’s COVID vaccines

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:48pm on April 07, 2021

    The United Kingdom on Wednesday began rolling out its third coronavirus vaccine, from US company Moderna, as questions mounted over jabs from the country’s main...

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    United Kingdom pauses AstraZeneca’s COVID jabs trial on children

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:27am on April 07, 2021

    A British trial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on children has been paused, Oxford University said on Tuesday, as global regulators rush to assess its...

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    Dutch temporarily halt AstraZeneca shots for under 60

    Associated Press/United News of Bangladesh . Netherlands | Updated at 06:18pm on April 03, 2021

    The Dutch government said on Friday that it was temporarily halting AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccinations for people under 60 following reports of very small number of...

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    Vaccine 76pc effective against symptomatic COVID: AstraZeneca

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02pm on March 25, 2021

    British-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca on Wednesday revised down by three percentage points the effectiveness of its COVID vaccine after American authorities raised concerns that results...

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    EU countries to resume AstraZeneca jabs

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:32am on March 19, 2021

    Leading European Union countries said on Thursday that they would resume AstraZeneca vaccinations after the European medical regulator said the jab is ‘safe and effective’...

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    WHO says countries should continue using AstraZeneca vaccines

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:41am on March 18, 2021

    World Health Organisation experts on Wednesday recommended countries continue to use the AstraZeneca vaccine, but said they were looking into the jab’s safety after a...

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    Major EU nations halt AstraZeneca

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:43am on March 16, 2021

    The European Union’s largest countries joined a stream of states halting their rollouts of AstraZeneca jabs on Monday over blood clot fears, as the World...