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A vial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

AstraZeneca expects profit growth to pick up this year after the Covid-19 vaccine developer beat forecasts for quarterly drug sales, with demand for i(...)

The European Commission said on Friday it had agreed a plan to control exports of vaccines from the European Union, including to Britain, arguing it needed to do so to ensure its own supplies.   Photograph:  Justin Tallis / AFP via Getty Images

The European Union slapped export controls on vaccines on Friday in a move to secure its own supply after AstraZeneca drastically downgraded the numbe(...)

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(...)

Several German doctors have questioned why only 8 per cent of the subjects in the Oxford vaccine trials were between 56 and 69 years of age. Photograph: EPA

Days before its expected EU approval, Germany’s vaccine authorities have warned the AstraZeneca Covid-19 shot is not suitable for over-65s. The recom(...)

An EU demand for vaccines made in factories in Britain  fits  perfectly into the jingoistic and conflict-focused strain of British reporting on the EU. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

If a mischievous god wanted to do so deliberately, it would be difficult to engineer a conflict between the European Union and the United Kingdom more(...)

AstraZeneca was allocated €336 million in public EU funding to help the development and production of its vaccine in collaboration with Oxford University. Photograph: EPA

AstraZeneca factories in the UK should manufacture Covid-19 vaccines for the European Union, EU officials have said. The statement came as the EU’s ro(...)

AstraZeneca-Oxford’s Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine: The European Commission has described delays in vaccine delivery – 40 per cent below targets in March – as ‘not acceptable’. Photograph: Sai Aung Main/AFP

A row over coronavirus vaccine shortages in the EU has descended into farce as AstraZeneca denied claims by the European Commission it had pulled out (...)

A member of staff prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at a coronavirus vaccination clinic in the UK. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

AstraZeneca has offered to bring forward the start of deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine to the EU, while the bloc has asked the drugmaker if it can d(...)

AstraZeneca has told the EU to expect only 40% of agreed supplies in the first quarter. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

AstraZeneca has made a right mess of its Covid vaccine programme to date. After early disquiet around communications over a halt to trials following(...)

Employees work on manufacturing vials of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Punit Paranjpe/Getty Images

The European Commission has warned AstraZeneca that it expects all vaccine deliveries to continue according to an agreed delivery schedule after the p(...)

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