Canada authorized the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. It has yet to be authorized in the U.S. but has played a key role in Britain’s rapid rollout.
“It’s pretty quick to put a new sequence in...and start all over again.” On “The Jab”, Professor Sarah Gilbert, the inventor of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, explains how vaccines can be adjusted to variants of the virus
Canada green-lights Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for ages 18+ with doses 4-12 weeks apart (like the U.K.)
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
Covid-19: Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine approved for use in UK