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Reuters, March 24 - 2021
AstraZeneca may have released outdated information on its latest COVID-19 vaccine trial, giving an “incomplete” picture of its efficacy, a leading U.S. health agency said on Tuesday, casting doubt on the shot’s potential U.S. rollout and plunging its developers, once again, into controversy.
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Reuters- Tuesday March 16. The head of Britain’s effort to sequence the virus’s genomes told Reuters that regular booster vaccines against the novel coronavirus will be needed because of mutations that make it more transmissible.
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The New York Times - March 11, 2021
The New York Times publish on Thursday march 11 about the worries in Europe and the warning response to the new British covid, vaccine, the health authorities in three European countries on Thursday suspended use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine because of concerns that it might increase the risk of blood clots, but emphasized that they were taking action as a precaution and that there is no evidence of any causal link.
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British Airways calls for vaccinated people to travel without restrictions
Reuters- March 14, 2021
Sean Doyle, appointed BA's chief executive last October, called on Britain to work with other governments to allow vaccines and health apps to open up travel, after a year when minimal flying has left many airlines on life support.
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CNBC NEWS - March 1, 2021
Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine distribution to begin immediately and the first shots could be administered as early as Tuesday, senior Biden administration officials said Sunday.
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- Vaccine Candidate 72% Effective in the US and 66% Effective Overall at Preventing Moderate to Severe COVID-19, 28 Days after Vaccination
- 85% Effective Overall in Preventing Severe Disease and Demonstrated Complete Protection Against COVID-19 related Hospitalization and Death as of Day 28.
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The World Health Organization has issued this recommendations for use of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 in people aged 18 years and older.
This recommendations issued by WHO in 29 January 2021.
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This Fact Sheet contains information to help you understand the risks and benefits of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, which you may receive.
From FDA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - 25 February 2021
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) proposed an interesting plan to adopt a COVID travel passport in 2021
To re-open borders without quarantine and restart aviation governments need to be confident that they are effectively mitigating the risk of importing COVID-19.
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WHICH.co.uk Feb 2021
Qantas and Saga have said COVID-19 inoculation will be mandatory when flights and holidays restart, with other airlines and destinations likely to follow suit.
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11 February 2021, WHO Newsroom
In February the WHO has issued a review and recommendations for use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. This article provides a summary of this recommendations.
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MONTREAL/SYDNEY: Aviation industry opposition to requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for passengers has intensified as impending drug approvals trigger a debate over their role in air travel.
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Airlines ask WHO to back quarantine free travel after vaccines.
The airline industry has called on the World Health Organization to rule it’s safe for people to fly without quarantining once they’ve had a coronavirus vaccine.
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