COVID-19: Oxford vaccine chief assures AstraZeneca jab is safe – as more nations suspend use over clotting concerns

The head of the Oxford University vaccine group has assured people the AstraZeneca vaccine does not cause blood clots as a growing number of countries suspend use of the jab. Professor Andrew Pollard, whose team developed the vaccine with AstraZeneca,

A Vaccine Road Trip

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The Biden administration has a huge amount of work to do to get the virus under control. I took a 1,600-mile road trip this week that has left

COVID-19: Moderna vaccine approved by EU drugs regulator

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use by the EU’s drug regulator. The decision by the European Medicines Agency came on the same day as the Netherland’s began administering its first doses against coronavirus. EMA executive director Emer Cooke

Wave of promising study results raises hopes for coronavirus vaccines

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Early data from trials of three potential COVID-19 vaccines released on Monday, including a closely-watched candidate from Oxford University, increased confidence that a vaccine can train the immune system to recognize and fight the novel coronavirus without

‘Ousted’ US vaccine expert to file complaint

A vaccine expert who says he lost his job because he disagreed with Donald Trump’s claims about treatments for Covid-19 is to file a whistleblower complaint, his lawyers say. Dr Rick Bright led the US government agency trying to develop