April 26, 2021 | 14:30
AstraZeneca has become a household name around the world for its COVID-19 vaccine – however, the company’s presence in Vietnam dates back to 1994 with many significant contributions to the healthcare sector. Nitin Kapoor, chairman and general director of AstraZeneca Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about its holistic journey to help Vietnam reduce disease burdens and overcome COVID-19.
April 09, 2021 | 16:48
A link between AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jabs and blood clots is plausible but unconfirmed, the World Health Organization's vaccine experts said Wednesday, stressing that reported occurrences were "very rare".
April 08, 2021 | 16:10
The Philippine health department suspended Thursday the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab for people under 60 after reports of blood clots overseas, in a setback for the country's already slow vaccine rollout.
April 07, 2021 | 16:18
Britain on Wednesday began rolling out its third coronavirus vaccine, from US company Moderna, as questions mounted over jabs from the country's main supplier, AstraZeneca.
March 26, 2021 | 09:54
The European Union warned Thursday it would block certain coronavirus vaccine exports, while President Joe Biden doubled his goal for doses administered in the US by the end of April to 200 million.
March 25, 2021 | 11:14
The looming third wave of coronavirus infections and Europe's struggle to mount a vaccination drive will dominate Thursday's EU video summit, despite a welcome guest appearance by Joe Biden.
March 24, 2021 | 08:00
Vietnam’s locally-made coronavirus vaccine entered a new development phase last week, bringing hopes for sufficient supply in the country later in the year.
March 23, 2021 | 15:37
Germany said Tuesday it will impose a strict lockdown for five days over Easter as Covid-19 infections spiral "exponentially", while a row over exports of the AstraZeneca vaccine festers in Europe.
March 23, 2021 | 11:11
While global suspensions of COVID-19 vaccine by AstraZeneca throw up safety concerns, Vietnam is pushing ahead with its vaccination drive, focusing on the vast benefits.
March 23, 2021 | 11:10
The AstraZeneca US Phase III trial of AZD1222 demonstrated 79 per cent vaccine efficacy at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 and 100 per cent efficacy at preventing severe disease and hospitalisation.
March 20, 2021 | 13:15
A third of France's population was under a new partial lockdown Saturday to stop the spread of Covid-19, as some European countries resumed AstraZeneca vaccinations following an all-clear from EU regulators and the WHO.
March 19, 2021 | 22:54
AstraZeneca Vietnam and the HSPI co-organised a workshop to propose solutions to strengthen the sustainability and resilience of Vietnam’s health system.
March 09, 2021 | 10:21
Vietnam began administering the first COVID-19 vaccines in the country’s largest-ever vaccination programme with no side effects reported till now.
March 08, 2021 | 17:00
Three places have started the national vaccination programme, including two health facilities in Ho Chi Minh City and one in Hai Duong province.
February 05, 2021 | 09:14
The primary analysis of the Phase III clinical trials confirmed COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca as safe and effective at preventing COVID-19.