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    Netherlands suspends rollout of AstraZeneca jab

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:52am on March 15, 2021

    Dutch health officials said that they had suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on Sunday for two weeks after ‘possible side effects’ were reported...

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    Ireland suspends AstraZeneca jab over blood clot fears

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 06:26pm on March 14, 2021

    Ireland suspended the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Sunday, following reports of blood clots in adults who received the shot in Norway. ‘The...

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    EU faces fresh shortfall of AstraZeneca vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:32pm on March 13, 2021

    The European Union is facing further shortfalls in its coronavirus inoculation programme after Anglo/Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said production problems and export restrictions would...

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    WHO says ‘no link found’ between AstraZeneca’s vaccine, clotting

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:16am on March 13, 2021

    The World Health Organisation said on Friday there was no reason to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 jab after several countries suspended rollout over blood clot...

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    Denmark suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 04:26pm on March 11, 2021

    Danish health authorities said Thursday they were temporarily suspending the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine as a precaution after some patients developed blood clots since...

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    Study shows AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine over 80pc effective

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 11:05am on March 04, 2021

    The AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine appears to be more than 80 per cent effective at preventing severe illness among elderly, at-risk individuals after a single dose,...

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    Bangladesh to get over 1.9cr doses of vaccines from Covax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49am on March 03, 2021

    Bangladesh will receive 10,908,000 vaccines from Covax, a global effort to ensure COVID-19 vaccines reach the most in need, the Covax scheme announced  on Tuesday....

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    India to vaccinate over-60s from March 1

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 08:59pm on February 24, 2021

    India plans to expand its vast but faltering coronavirus vaccination programme from March 1 by offering jabs to the over 60s, the government said Wednesday....

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    20 lakh more doses of vaccine arrive in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23pm on February 23, 2021

    The second consignment of 20 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Bangladesh early Tuesday. A SpiceJet flight from Mumbai arrived with the vaccine at...

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    Govt asked to be careful about COVID-19 vaccine expiry date

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:36pm on February 16, 2021

    The National Technical Advisory Committee on COVID-19 asked the government to be careful about the expiry date of the vaccine doses brought from India, said...