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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Italy's block on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines prompts warning against 'vaccine protectionism' from Australian Government

9 March 2021 - The Australian Government says it wants to build a "coalition of countries" to pressure the European Union ...

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‘We can’t do much with 50 doses’: GPs concerned about supply, capability of COVID-19 vaccine

7 March 2021 - With GPs to start vaccinating patients against COVID-19 in two weeks, one doctor in Melbourne’s west ...

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Canada authorises one-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

5 March 2021 - The first one-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson has been authorized by Health Canada, making ...

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Australian rollout to include 4,500 GP clinics as it moves to phase 1b

7 March 2021 - Local doctors will be brought in for phase 1b of the rollout, which targets older people ...

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TGA adopts Access Consortium guidance for fast-tracking authorisations of modified COVID-19 vaccines for variant

5 March 2021 - TGA has adopted guidance developed by the Access Consortium - a coalition of regulatory authorities from ...

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Modified COVID-19 vaccines for variants to be fast-tracked, says MHRA and other regulators

4 March 2021 - Future vaccine modifications that respond to new variants of coronavirus to be made available quickly to UK recipients, without compromising on safety, ...

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AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot says ­vaccine is 100 per cent effective

5 March 2021 - The global head of AstraZeneca has declared the company’s ­vaccine is 100 per cent effective against ...

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Italy, EU refuse AstraZeneca request to ship 250,000 doses of vaccine to Australia

5 March 2021 - Italy and the European Union have blocked a shipment of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine destined for Australia ...

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EMA starts rolling review of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

4 March 2021 - EMA’s CHMP has started a rolling review of Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac), a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia’s ...

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CSL warns AstraZeneca booster shots not available until end of year

2 March 2021 - Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine maker CSL says it is open to making booster shots for AstraZeneca for ...

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EMA and Health Canada publish clinical data used to support their authorisations of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

2 March 2021 - Openness and transparency are key to building confidence in COVID-19 vaccines. Today, EMA and Health Canada ...

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FDA allows more flexible storage, transportation conditions for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

25 February 2021 - Update Provides Alternative Temperature for Transportation and Temporary Storage for Frozen Vials Before Dilution. ...

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EMA accepts Pfizer's marketing authorisation application for its investigational 20 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for adults 18 years of age or older

26 February 2021 - If approved, the vaccine would help protect adults against 20 serotypes responsible for the majority of invasive ...

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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine authorised by U.S. FDA for emergency use - first single shot vaccine in fight against global pandemic

27 February 2021 - Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. FDA has issued emergency use authorisation for its single-dose ...

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