Oxford University resumes Covid-19 vaccine trial

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial | Armenian American Reporter

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In July, Zayed said Egypt has secured 30 million doses of a promising English vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, a British-Swedish company specialised in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical fields.

Last week "a voluntary pause to vaccination across all global trials" was triggered after a participant fell ill, AstraZeneca said, adding that it couldn't disclose medical information about the unwell participant for confidentiality reasons.

"The UK committee has concluded its investigations and recommended to the MHRA that trials in the UK are safe to resume", stated AstraZeneca.

It said globally some 18,000 people have received its vaccine so far.

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A laboratory technician supervises capped vials during filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine candidate, conducted on a high-performance aseptic vial filling line on September 11, 2020, at the Italian biologicsmanufacturing facility of multinational corporation Catalent in Anagni, southeast of Rome.

AstraZeneca issued a statement on Tuesday night saying the late-stage studies of the vaccine had been paused while the company investigated whether the patient's reported side effect is connected with the vaccine.

AstraZeneca said it couldn't disclose further information about the study subject's illness. After successful completion of the trial in which the vaccine is now underway, work will be undertaken to have the safety and effects data approved. One of those women in the United Kingdom experienced neurological symptoms consistent with a serious spinal inflammatory disorder called transverse myelitis, STAT News reported earlier this week.

Also Saturday, Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE said they asked USA regulators to permit expanding the late-stage trial testing for their experimental Covid-19 vaccine to about 44,000 people, up from 30,000. The Russian shot is the world's first Covid-19 vaccine to be registered and distributed since the pandemic began.

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The candidate vaccine was developed by the University of Oxford along with AstraZeneca.

Egypt's Health and Population Ministry announced that starting Sunday it would open volunteer registration for the third phase of the coronavirus vaccine clinical trials, done in cooperation with the Chinese government and the UAE health care company G42.

There is also a control group of other people who have had a vaccine but they do not know which one - the control group has in fact had a meningitis vaccine, Dr Smith said.

The Oxford vaccine will be produced by AstraZeneca.

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