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