Women report worse side effects after a COVID-19 vaccine

8 March 2021 - Men and women tend to respond differently to many kinds of vaccines. That’s probably because of a ...

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PHARMAC swapping epilepsy drugs 'cannot be discounted' as a cause of deaths — neurologist

4 March 2021 - An Auckland paediatric neurologist says PHARMAC's decision to switch to a generic version of an epilepsy drug ...

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PHARMAC knew of epilepsy drug change risks - inquest

24 February 2021 - PHARMAC knew there were clinical reasons some epilepsy patients would not tolerate a change to their ...

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PHARMAC knew of epilepsy drug change risks within some patients, but went ahead with switch

24 February 2021 - PHARMAC knew there were clinical reasons some epilepsy patients would not tolerate a change to their medicines.  ...

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Maker of epilepsy drug warned over quality control

23 February 2021 - The drug at the centre of an inquest into six epilepsy deaths was made at a plant ...

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Epilepsy drug deaths: Coronial inquiry into medication-linked deaths resumes

22 February 2021 - A coronial inquiry into the deaths of six patients whose epilepsy medication was changed before they ...

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Investigation reveals no specific risk of COVID-19 vaccinations in elderly patients

2 January 2021 - On 14 January 2021 the TGA received reports of about 30 deaths in over 40,000 elderly ...

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First COVID-19 vaccine safety update published

29 January 2021 - Today EMA has released its first safety update on a COVID-19 vaccine — Comirnaty.  ...

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TGA to give Australians confidence to get the COVID-19 jab

22 January 2021 - COVID-19 vaccines will play a major role in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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Global regulators highlight key role of health care professionals in fostering confidence in COVID-19 vaccines

19 January 2021 - EMA has endorsed a joint statement published today by the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities ...

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Norway finds no direct link between elderly deaths and vaccine

19 January 2021 - Health authorities in Norway say there's no evidence of a direct link between the recent string ...

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Norwegian investigation of COVID-19 vaccination risks for elderly, very frail patients

17 January 2021 - In recent days the TGA has received reports of about 30 deaths in over 40,000 elderly individuals ...

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COVID-19 vaccine trial deaths were not related to treatment: Pfizer

9 December 2020 - Two people who received Pfizer’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine died during clinical trials, but the pharma giant says ...

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Pfizer BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine warning after UK allergic reactions

10 December 2020 - The Pfizer BioNtech coronavirus vaccine has hit an early hurdle after two people receiving the jab ...

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GPs tell inquest they were unaware PHARMAC changed their patients' epilepsy drugs

30 November 2020 - Two GPs caring for patients who died after switching brands of an epilepsy drug say they were ...

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