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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…

Ticket to ride: Vaccine passports divide world
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Ticket to ride: Vaccine passports divide world

AFP - March 9, 2021

The idea of vaccine passports, which would allow people who have been inoculated the freedom to travel, is gaining traction. While some countries trumpet them as a…

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…

New York nurse receives first Covid vaccine in US
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New York nurse receives first Covid vaccine in US

AFP and The Tico Times - December 14, 2020

A nurse in New York became the first person in the United States to receive the coronavirus vaccine Monday. Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse at the…

Britain starts vaccine campaign as Europe cases top 20 million
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Britain starts vaccine campaign as Europe cases top 20 million

Phil HAZLEWOOD with AFP bureaus - December 8, 2020

Britain became the first Western country to start a mass coronavirus vaccine campaign on Tuesday with a 90-year-old receiving the initial jab, as the number of cases…

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