Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

EU urges AstraZeneca to speed up vaccine deliveries amid ‘supply shock’

The European Union urged AstraZeneca on Monday to find ways to swiftly deliver vaccines after the company announced a large cut in supplies of its COVID-19 shot to the bloc, as news emerged the drugmaker also faced supply problems elsewhere.

Oxford Corona Virus Vaccine: Shot will be effective against COVID-19 variant

The head of drugmaker AstraZeneca, which is developing a coronavirus vaccine widely expected to be approved by U.K. authorities this week, said Sunday that researchers believe the shot will be effective against a new variant of the virus driving a rapid surge in infections in Britain.