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Covid jab: there have been some cases of blood clots among recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP via Getty

What are the most common side effects from the Covid vaccines? Most side effects from the Pfizer/BioNTech and AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccines, the t(...)

Members of the public wait to receive a dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine at the SSE Arena  in Belfast. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

European health ministers urged regulators to give them guidance on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine at a virtual meeting held on Wednesday night. (...)

The EMA has received reports of 44 rare blood clotting cases among 9.2 million people who received the AstraZeneca vaccine across the European Economic Area. Photograph:  Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

There is currently no evidence to support restricting the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to certain age groups, the European Medicines Agency(...)

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said the European Union may get more restrictive in exporting Covid-19 vaccines to safeguard essential jabs for its own citizens. Photograph: Johanna Geron / EPA

The European Union may get more restrictive in exporting Covid-19 vaccines to safeguard essential jabs for its own citizens facing a third wave of the(...)

The S&P 500 index hit an all-time high on Wall Street on Tuesday. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks rose on Tuesday as an upbeat forecast from German carmaker Volkswagen prompted a rally in the automobiles sector, while investors awai(...)

A dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is adminsitered at a coronavirus vaccination clinic held in  Brixton, London on Thursday. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Europe’s medicines regulator sits down today to consider approval for a vaccine that has from a long way out been expected to be a game changer in fin(...)

Disinformation: So many of us who see ourselves as informed internet and social media users were  fast to tweet the AstraZeneca story or seriously consider doing so. Photograph: iStock

Confusion this week over a claim in German media that the AstraZeneca vaccine had very low (8 per cent) efficacy in people over 65 – a claim quickly d(...)

Johnson & Johnson expects to report data on its Covid-19 vaccine early next week and said it would be able to meet the delivery target for doses to countries with which it had signed supply agreements.

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said it expected to report eagerly-awaited data on its Covid-19 vaccine early next week, and that it would be able to(...)

Used vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. File photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty

Norway has expressed increasing concern about the safety of the Pfizer Inc vaccine for elderly people with serious underlying health conditions after (...)

A woman is vaccinated in the new Covid-19 vaccination centre in Slagelse, Denmark. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty

HSE chief executive Paul Reid is an avid soccer fan. He said Irish people may feel like the country is 5-1 down in the Covid-19 battle but “we can slo(...)

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