European regulator EMA says it won't set 50% efficacy threshold for COVID shots

18 June 2021 - The EMA said on Thursday it would not impose a 50% efficacy threshold for COVID-19 vaccines, ...

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Vaccine confusion as clots force jab switch for two million

17 June 2021 - Health authorities are scrambling to switch more than two million Australians aged under 60 to the ...

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Statement in response to latest ATAGI advice regarding COVID-19 vaccines

17 June 2021 - A statement from the Professor Paul Kelly, Australian Government Chief Medical Officer in response to the latest ...

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U.S. Government purchases additional 200 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

16 June 2021 - Total of 500 million doses ordered by the U.S government to date, including 110 million doses for ...

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COVID-19 vaccine weekly safety report (17 June 2021)

17 June 2021 - Twelve additional cases of blood clots with low blood platelets have been assessed as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia ...

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Moderna seeks vaccine approval for adolescents

11 June 2021 - US-based biotech company Moderna is applying for the use of its COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents aged 12 ...

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Istari Oncology announces FDA granted fast track designation to PVSRIPO for the treatment of advanced melanoma

14 June 2021 - Istari Oncology announced today the U.S. FDA has granted fast track designation to PVSRIPO for the ...

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Vaxzevria: EMA advises against use in people with history of capillary leak syndrome

11 June 2021 - EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) has concluded that people who have previously had capillary leak syndrome must not ...

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If vaccine apartheid exists, vaccine billionaires shouldn’t

12 June 2021 - To understand why billionaires are a sign of moral and economic failure, look no further than ...

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Moderna files for emergency use authorisation for its COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents in the United States

10 June 2021 - Submission based on Phase 2/3 trial of mRNA-1273 in adolescents ages 12 to less than 18 ...

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Delytact oncolytic virus G47∆ approved in Japan for treatment of patients with malignant glioma

10 June 2021 - First oncolytic virus ever approved for treatment of malignant glioma or any primary brain cancer. ...

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COVID-19 vaccine weekly safety report (10 June 2021)

10 June 2021 - Seven additional cases of blood clots with low blood platelets have been assessed as thrombosis with ...

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ATAGI update following weekly COVID-19 meeting – 9 June 2021

10 June 2021 - An update from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation following their weekly meeting on 9 June ...

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End ‘vaccine frustration’ and let pharmacies join the rollout: Pharmacy Guild

9 June 2021 - New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia could all soon join Queensland in allowing rural or ...

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Australia tipped to approve Pfizer vaccine for children this year

9 June 2021 - Infectious diseases paediatricians and vaccine experts anticipate the Pfizer shot could be approved for use in ...

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