Pakistan received its first supply of COVID-19 vaccines through the U.N.-backed COVAX initiative, over 1.2 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
All under-40s are to be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca #coronavirus vaccine as a precaution. More on this story:
Most Britons under 40 will be offered alternatives to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine due to blood clot links, according to new advice issued by health technocrats.
Most adults under the age of 40 in the UK will be offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine due to link to rare blood clots
Under-30s in UK to be offered alternative to Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine due to rare blood clot risk
Single shot of either Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine reduces chance of needing hospital treatment by more than 80%, analysis in England shows
NEW: fresh data from trials in Brazil, South Africa and the UK shows the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is highly effective with a 12 week gap between doses. Efficacy is in fact much higher with a 12 week interval than a shorter gap Story by @building :
'I'm so pleased to be getting the COVID vaccine today and really proud it is one that was invented in Oxford.' 82-year-old Brian Pinker became the first person in the world to receive the new Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine this morning at @OUHospitals . 💉
BREAKING: UK approves Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine