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AstraZeneca says it’s developing a ‘next generation’ COVID-19 vaccine to target fast-spreading variants, and it could be ready by Autumn

UK pharma giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University are co-developing a ‘next generation’ COVID-19 vaccine. These vaccines will be designed to combat coronavirus variants, including those found in the UK and South Africa. Mene Pangalos, executive vice-president at AstraZeneca, said they’re aiming to have it ready by autumn, per Reuters. Visit […]
AstraZeneca says it’s developing a ‘next generation’ COVID-19 vaccine to target fast-spreading variants, and it could be ready by Autumn
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Pakistan approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Pakistan’s regulators approved AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s COVID-19 shot for emergency use. The shot will first be given to over-65s and healthcare workers, per The Associated Press. Local governments and private firms were free to import the shot, reported Dawn, a local newspaper. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Pakistan approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
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AstraZeneca will work with the makers of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to test a combined shot. This could make people more immune, and for a longer period of time, it said.

The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will be combined with Russia’s Sputnik V shot, which the country has already authorised for emergency use. In a press release on Friday, AstraZeneca said that it would “soon begin exploring” combining its shot with one made by […]
AstraZeneca will work with the makers of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to test a combined shot. This could make people more immune, and for a longer period of time, it said.
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We just got our most-detailed look yet at the safety and effectiveness of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Here’s what you need to know.

AstraZeneca is the first COVID-19 vaccine-maker to publish results from late-stage trials in a peer-reviewed journal. The results, published in the Lancet on Tuesday, suggest the vaccine’s efficacy is 70%, on average. The data confirmed preliminary results announced on November 23. The shot hasn’t been signed off by regulators, but […]
We just got our most-detailed look yet at the safety and effectiveness of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Here’s what you need to know.
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AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s vaccine is effective at preventing COVID-19, trial results suggest. Here’s everything we know so far.

On Monday, AstraZeneca and The University of Oxford released results for their large-scale trial, which showed their COVID-19 vaccine was 70% effective. The Oxford vaccine is administered in two doses at least one month apart, similar to both Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines. The vaccine is being sold far cheaper than […]
AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s vaccine is effective at preventing COVID-19, trial results suggest. Here’s everything we know so far.
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Oxford and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is considerably cheaper and easier to distribute than either Pfizer’s or Moderna’s. Here’s why.

The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine can be stored at normal fridge temperatures for at least six months. Unlike Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine, it therefore doesn’t require an ultra-cold storage and transport system, making it cheaper to distribute globally. The price per dose is also far cheaper than […]
Oxford and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is considerably cheaper and easier to distribute than either Pfizer’s or Moderna’s. Here’s why.