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EU regulator ‘firmly convinced’ AstraZeneca jab benefits outweigh risks
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EU regulator ‘firmly convinced’ AstraZeneca jab benefits outweigh risks

Nina Larson and Danny Kemp / AFP - March 16, 2021

The EU's medicines regulator said Tuesday it was "firmly convinced" the benefits of AstraZeneca's jab outweigh potential risks, insisting there was no evidence linking the vaccine to…

Denmark, Norway, Iceland suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine
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Denmark, Norway, Iceland suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Camille BAS-WOHLERT / AFP - March 11, 2021

Denmark, Norway and Iceland on Thursday temporarily suspended the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine over concerns about patients developing post-jab blood clots, as the manufacturer and Europe's…

Costa Rica authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19
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Costa Rica authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19

The Tico Times - February 27, 2021

Costa Rican health authorities on Friday authorized the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, based on the endorsement of the European Medicines Agency, the government of…

WHO gives global green light for AstraZeneca Covid shot
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WHO gives global green light for AstraZeneca Covid shot

Robin MILLARD / AFP - February 15, 2021

The World Health Organization gave emergency use approval to AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines on Monday, meaning distribution can start to poorer countries starved of doses to fight the…

WHO examines AstraZeneca vaccine amid questions about efficacy
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WHO examines AstraZeneca vaccine amid questions about efficacy

Nina Larson with AFP Bureaus - February 9, 2021

The World Health Organization insisted Monday that the AstraZeneca vaccine was still a vital tool in the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic, after South Africa delayed…

AstraZeneca vaccine effective against UK variant
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AstraZeneca vaccine effective against UK variant

The Tico Times - February 5, 2021

Britain's Oxford University said on Friday its researchers behind the joint AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine had found it to be effective against the UK virus variant now dominant…

AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccine approved for use in UK
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AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccine approved for use in UK

James PHEBY / AFP and The Tico Times - December 30, 2020

Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve AstraZeneca and Oxford University's low-cost Covid vaccine, raising hopes it will help tackle rising cases…

Alaska Airlines offering BOGO tickets to Costa Rica
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Alaska Airlines offering BOGO tickets to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 27, 2020

Alaska Airlines is making it easier to visit Costa Rica with a friend or loved one. The Seattle-based airline is offering buy one, get one (BOGO) tickets…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 17, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Costa Rica's newest trains arrived on…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 15, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Costa Rica plans to start negotiations…