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COVID-19 vaccines are ‘no panacea’: North Korea

REUTERS/Stringer/File SEOUL – North Korea`s state media warned of the prospect of a lengthy battle against the coronavirus, saying vaccines developed by global drugmakers were proving to be “no universal panacea”. The country has not officially confirmed any infections, although South Korean officials have said an outbreak there cannot be ...

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AstraZeneca says US trial data shows vaccine 79% effective

LONDON – AstraZeneca says advanced trial data from a U.S. study on its Covid vaccine shows it is 79 per cent effective. Although AstraZeneca’s vaccine has been authorised in more than 50 countries, it has not yet been given the green light in the US. The US study comprised 30,000 ...

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WHO says surveillance systems working as nations pause AstraZeneca Covid shots

World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said systems meant to protect public health were working, as several countries suspended use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to investigate possible side-effects. “This does not necessarily mean these events are linked to Covid-19 vaccination, but it’s routine practice to investigate them, and ...

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Russia says deal to make UK-developed vaccine is on

MOSCOW: Russia will unveil a deal with AstraZeneca to manufacture a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the pharmaceuticals giant and Oxford University, its wealth fund head said on Friday, adding this showed Moscow had no need to steal vaccine data. Britain, Canada and the United States said on Thursday that ...

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