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    Oxford to run trial of COVID-19 vaccines by other companies

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

    Oxford University announced on Thursday it will launch a medical trial alternating doses of COVID-19 vaccines created by different manufacturers, the first study of its...

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    Norway says COVID-19 vaccine, post-vaccination deaths not related

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:44am on January 19, 2021

    Norway said on Monday that no link had been established between Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine and post-vaccination deaths in the country, but recommended doctors consider the...

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    BNP blames govt for COVID-19 vaccine uncertainty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:22pm on January 06, 2021

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday said that the Awami League government had created uncertainty over getting COVID-19 vaccines in the country as the government...

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    BioNTech warns against delaying COVID-19 second dose

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt | Updated at 06:18pm on January 05, 2021

    German firm BioNTech warned Tuesday there is no data backing the ‘safety and efficacy’ of delaying the second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine beyond three...

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    US claims pharmacist who destroyed vaccines was ‘conspiracy theorist’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:53pm on January 05, 2021

    An American pharmacist who allegedly destroyed hundreds of COVID-19 vaccine doses last month was an ‘admitted conspiracy theorist’ and believed in a baseless rumor about...

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    US welcomes 2021 by passing milestone of 20m COVID-19 cases

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:53am on January 02, 2021

    The United States marked the new year on Friday by passing the milestone of 20 million COVID-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were...

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    WHO clears Pfizer vaccine for emergency application

    Associated Press . Geneva | Updated at 10:06am on January 01, 2021

    The World Health Organisation says it has cleared the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, meaning poorer countries may soon get access to the shot...

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    96-year-old is first Spaniard vaccinated for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Madrid | Updated at 04:24pm on December 27, 2020

    A 96-year-old living in a care home in central Spain became the first person in the country to be vaccinated against COVID-19 on Sunday, in...

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    Macron doing better after COVID-19 infection

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:04pm on December 23, 2020

    French president Emmanuel Macron, who contracted COVID-19 in the past week, is doing better, his office said on Wednesday. Macron tested positive for the virus...

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    Dubai launches COVID-19 vaccination with Pfizer

    Agence France-Presse  . Dubai | Updated at 07:56pm on December 23, 2020

    Dubai launched its COVID-19 vaccination programme Wednesday with a senior citizen and a nurse among the first to be inoculated using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the...