Adequate review“On Sunday [06/09/2020] our standard review process triggered a study pause to vaccination across all of our global trials to allow the review of safety data by an independent safety review committee,and the national regulators. All routine follow-up appointments continued as normal during this period. The independent review process has concluded and following the recommendations of both the independent safety review committee and the UK regulator, the MHRA (Medical and Healthcare Products Regulator Agency), the trials will recommence in the UK,” the Oxford vaccine group said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Oxford vaccine trials to resume in U.K.
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The companies, including AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc and GlaxoSmithKline, issued what they called a “historic pledge” after a rise in concern that safety standards might slip in the face of political pressure to rush out a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Oxford vaccine trial put on hold over safety concern
WHO General Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who on Thursday upped his fundraising plea to $38 billion for the agency's ACT Accelerator programme to fight COVID-19, declined to comment directly on reports that U.S. President Donald Trump had downplayed the virus's dangers while criticizing the WHO's response. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Oxford vaccine trial pause a wake-up call: WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan
India added 8,827 fresh cases and 246 deaths. The overall tally stood at 2,74,744, including 1,33,021 active cases, while the toll rose to 7,717. According to the ICMR, 1,41,682 samples were tested on Tuesday, up from the 1,08,048 tested the previous day. Delhi numbers were not available at the time of going to print. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | ‘Social vaccine’ is need of the hour, says Harsh Vardhan
"As part of the ongoing randomised, controlled global trials of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine, our standard review process was triggered and we voluntarily paused vaccination to allow review of safety data by an independent committee," a spokesperson for AstraZeneca - the drugmaker working with Oxford University - said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine trial put on hold as volunteer suffers suspected serious adverse reaction