Sunday, 29th January 2023

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine shows positive results in Lancet study

Oxford University and AstraZeneca are the first vaccine makers to publish peer-reviewed results in a scientific journal. While they appear less promising than rival mRNA vaccines, it's a far cheaper and simpler serum.


15 Feb 2021
South Africa has put its rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on hold after a study showed "disappointing" results against its new Covid variant.
13 Feb 2021
South Africa stopped its rollout of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 jab, giving rise to international doubts about the efficacy of the vaccine. DW looks at what we know so far.
10 Mar 2021
Lagos receives doses of Oxford Astrazeneca vaccines from FG
20 Mar 2021
The list of European countries suspending the jab from the part-Swedish pharmaceutical giant is growing. Meanwhile, the WHO says lockdowns could be fatal for premature babies. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Mar 2021
Spain is suspending the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for at least a fortnight, the health minister says, becoming the latest European country to do so over blood clot fears.
20 Mar 2021
The EU regulatory body is "fully convinced" that the vaccine's benefits outweigh possible risks. Global health experts have been under growing pressure to answer questions over the safety of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot.
17 Mar 2021
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
20 Mar 2021
People in London who have received the AstraZeneca jab say they are not worried, even though several countries have suspended the vaccine’s distribution over blood clot concerns. The World Health Organization however recommends continuing with its administration.
19 Mar 2021
Germany, France and several other European countries have decided to lift suspensions on the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine following safety guidance from the European Medicines Agency.
21 Mar 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says "it's the best thing for you, the best thing for your family and for everybody else" after receiving a first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine. de Boris Johnson après avoir reçu une première dose du vaccin Covid d'AstraZeneca
22 Mar 2021
Scientists at Greifswald teaching hospital claim they have discovered the cause of blood clots among a small number of AstraZeneca vaccine recipients. Doctors say a targeted treatment can now be used.
27 Mar 2021
A poll has revealed that confidence in AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine is falling sharply in many European countries. The survey comes at a time when reports of the shot being linked to blood clots are causing concern.