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US to export up to 60 mn AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses
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US to export up to 60 mn AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses

The Tico Times - April 27, 2021

The United States will send up to 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine abroad, officials announced Monday, as President Joe Biden pledged to "be there"…

Costa Rica has received 1.1 million Covid vaccines, applied 700,000
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Costa Rica has received 1.1 million Covid vaccines, applied 700,000

The Tico Times - April 21, 2021

Costa Rica received a shipment of 118,000 Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccines on Tuesday night and has been delivered 1.14 million total doses from that pharmaceutical and the Covax…

Costa Rica seeks to accelerate vaccination rate with AstraZeneca
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Costa Rica seeks to accelerate vaccination rate with AstraZeneca

AFP - April 20, 2021

Costa Rica on Monday began to apply the AstraZeneca vaccine by first inoculating its Minister of Health, at a time when the Anglo-Swedish firm is under observation…

EU agency says AstraZeneca clot risk ‘very rare’ as nations battle virus surges
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EU agency says AstraZeneca clot risk ‘very rare’ as nations battle virus surges

Danny Kemp, with AFP bureaus - April 7, 2021

The EU's medicines regulator said Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine but the benefits of the jab…

Costa Rica pledges more vaccines for elderly
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Costa Rica pledges more vaccines for elderly

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 7, 2021

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (Caja) will dedicate 90% of available coronavirus vaccines to Group 2 — people over 58 years old — to help mitigate…

AstraZeneca vaccine benefits ‘outweigh the risks,’ EMA says
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AstraZeneca vaccine benefits ‘outweigh the risks,’ EMA says

The Tico Times - April 6, 2021

Costa Rica on Wednesday will receive its first doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Administration of this formula has been suspended by several countries over concerns about…

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…

Bayer to expand Costa Rica-based operations
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Bayer to expand Costa Rica-based operations

The Tico Times - March 4, 2021

Bayer is expanding its presence in Costa Rica through the purchase of a property near the Coyol Industrial Park in Alajuela, the German pharmaceutical announced. While Bayer provided…

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…

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