Home / Tag Archives: AstraZeneca PLC

Tag Archives: AstraZeneca PLC

UK rolls out AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine

UK rolls out AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a photograph with a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University Covid-19 candidate vaccine. WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. has started rolling out the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, marking another step …

Read More »

Oxford researcher says future strains can be protected against

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to immunize the planet 'more effectively,' Lancet editor says

Sir John Bell, a professor at Oxford University in the U.K., told CNBC on Wednesday he was confident that Covid-19 vaccines could be retooled to provide effective protection against future coronavirus mutations. Bell’s comments on “Closing Bell” come as global attention focuses on a strain of the virus widely circulating …

Read More »

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. McConnell blocks $2,000 stimulus checks Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at a news conference with other Senate Republicans at the U.S. Capitol on December 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tom …

Read More »

AstraZeneca, Intel, Caterpillar, Alibaba & more

AstraZeneca, Intel, Caterpillar, Alibaba & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: AstraZeneca – Britain became the first country to approve the drug maker’s Covid-19 vaccine, setting the stage for a rollout of millions of doses. The vaccine is not yet approved in the U.S., with the FDA still to review large-scale trials. The …

Read More »

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine approved by UK regulator 

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine approved by UK regulator 

A Brazilian doctor voluntarily receives an injection as part of phase 3 trials of a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, in July 2020. Nelson Almeida | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and …

Read More »

Nikola, Weibo, DoorDash & more

Nikola, Weibo, DoorDash & more

Nikola Corporation rang the Nasdaq Closing Bell remotely from across the world. Source: The Nasdaq Check out the companies making headlines midday on Monday: Nikola — Shares of the electric-vehicle maker rose nearly 6% after a JPMorgan analyst said he sees a “less drama-filled” news flow for the company in …

Read More »

UK expected to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine this week

AstraZeneca to work on vaccine with Russia's Gamaleya

A laboratory technician supervises filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AZD1222, conducted on a high-performance aseptic vial filling line on September 11, 2020 at Catalent in Anagni, Italy. Vincenzo Pinto | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The …

Read More »

Cooperation with AstraZeneca a ‘great example’

Cooperation with AstraZeneca a 'great example'

A picture taken on December 4, 2020 shows the production of Russia’s Gam-COVID-Vac vaccine against the coronavirus. OLGA MALTSEVA | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Cooperation between vaccine makers will increase in 2021, according to the head of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, who welcomed the recent announcement of a …

Read More »

AstraZeneca to work on vaccine with Russia’s Gamaleya

AstraZeneca to work on vaccine with Russia's Gamaleya

A laboratory technician supervises filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AZD1222, conducted on a high-performance aseptic vial filling line on September 11, 2020 at Catalent in Anagni, Italy. Vincenzo Pinto | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — British …

Read More »

Rich nations accused of hoarding doses

Rich nations accused of hoarding doses

Nurse Paula McMahon (R) prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for Grace Thomson (L) at the Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow on December 8, 2020 as Britain starts is biggest ever vaccination program. Jeff J. Mitchell | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — A coalition of campaigning bodies …

Read More »

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to immunize the planet ‘more effectively,’ Lancet editor says

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to immunize the planet 'more effectively,' Lancet editor says

Staff at CSL are working in the lab on November 08, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia, where they will begin manufacturing AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine. Darrian Traynor | Getty Images LONDON — The Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has a “distinct comparative advantage” over other leading candidates, according to the editor-in-chief of The …

Read More »

What it’s like in Pfizer, Moderna trials

What it's like in Pfizer, Moderna trials

The Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is both safe and effective, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In a report released Tuesday morning, the FDA indicated that it could greenlight the country’s first Covid-19 inoculation within days.  If Pfizer’s shot is granted an emergency use authorization, or EUA, the immunizations …

Read More »

Beware of Covid vaccine scams. Don’t get a fake one

Beware of Covid vaccine scams. Don't get a fake one

Woman holds vials labelled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” over dry ice in this illustration taken, December 5, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Illustration | Reuters “I can’t produce enough for the masses,” Johnny T. Stine wrote on Facebook in May, “but in 18 months, when the virus is long gone, everyone will …

Read More »

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective, researchers

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine shows an average effectiveness of 70%

A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine developed by British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, is the first to have its late-stage trial results …

Read More »

UK to rollout Covid vaccine Tuesday

UK to rollout Covid vaccine Tuesday

Nurses at the Royal Free Hospital, London, simulate the administration of the Pfizer vaccine to support staff training ahead of the rollout, on December 5, 2020 in London, England. WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images The U.K. is preparing to administer the first Covid-19 vaccines to the …

Read More »

Facebook to remove misinformation about Covid vaccines

Facebook to remove misinformation about Covid vaccines

Facebook’s logo displayed on a phone screen and keyboard. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook said Thursday it will start removing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines as countries around the world prepare to start rolling them out. Facebook’s policy has been to remove false claims about Covid-19 that it …

Read More »

Warp Speed’s supply director urges patience on Covid vaccine

Warp Speed's supply director urges patience on Covid vaccine

Operation Warp Speed’s director of supply production and distribution put out an estimated timetable on Covid-19 vaccine availability across the United States. In an interview on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” on Wednesday evening, Lt. Gen. Paul Ostrowski (Ret.) assured that everyone who wants a vaccine would be able …

Read More »

WHO says Covid vaccine approval is a first step, demand must be created

WHO holds briefing on pandemic after Moderna finds vaccine is highly effective

Executive Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergencies program Mike Ryan speaks at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland. Denis Balibouse | Reuters Approving a coronavirus vaccine is only the first step toward suppressing the pandemic, as countries race to build distribution networks to …

Read More »

Goldman predicts how quickly Covid-19 vaccines will be rolled out

Trump administration officials speak on Covid vaccine distribution

A health worker injects a person during clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine at Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investment bank Goldman Sachs has forecast that more than 70% of people in developed markets will be vaccinated against the coronavirus …

Read More »

More data needed on AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine trials

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine shows an average effectiveness of 70%

A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters More data will be needed from AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trials to determine the drug’s safety and efficacy following concerns from experts in the U.S., scientists from the …

Read More »

Russia to charge less for Covid vaccine and to produce 1 billion doses

Russia to charge less for Covid vaccine and to produce 1 billion doses

A worker wearing personal protective equipment holds a tray containing unlabeled ampoules of the ‘Gam-COVID-Vac’ COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Hot on the heels of positive coronavirus vaccine news …

Read More »

5 things to know before the stock market opens November 24, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens November 24, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow set to continue Monday’s robust rally Dow futures pointed to an over 250 point gain at Tuesday’s open, with the Trump administration approving Joe Biden‘s transition and the president-elect set to pick …

Read More »

AstraZeneca, Snap, Tesla, Roku & more

AstraZeneca, Snap, Tesla, Roku & more

Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: AstraZeneca — Shares of British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca fell more than 3% after the company said clinical trials showed its coronavirus vaccine has an average efficacy of 70% in preventing the virus. Its competitors Pfizer and Moderna previously said their Covid-19 vaccine …

Read More »

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has some advantages over its peers

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has some advantages over its peers

AstraZeneca’s building in Luton, Britain. Tim Ireland | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford was found to be “highly” protective, potentially paving the way for a vaccine that is more affordable and easier to distribute than …

Read More »

Regeneron to provide 300,000 doses of Covid treatment for U.S. by early January, CEO says

Regeneron to provide 300,000 doses of Covid treatment for U.S. by early January, CEO says

Regeneron will provide the U.S. with 300,000 doses of its newly authorized Covid-19 antibody treatment by early January, the company’s CEO, Dr. Leonard Schleifer, said Monday. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday granted an emergency use authorization for the company’s antibody treatment, called REGN-COV2. The experimental therapy was given to President Donald Trump when he contracted …

Read More »

Covid vaccines must be a ‘global public good,’ WHO says

Covid vaccines must be a 'global public good,' WHO says

A health care worker injects the a syringe of the phase 3 vaccine trial, to a volunteer at the Ankara University Ibni Sina Hospital in Ankara, Turkey on October 27, 2020. This vaccine candidate developed against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by the U.S. Pfizer and German BioNTech company. Dougkan …

Read More »

With vaccine near, how to get it to 7.8 billion people

With vaccine near, how to get it to 7.8 billion people

Pfizer and Moderna released positive late-stage trial data this month showing their coronavirus vaccines were highly effective in preventing Covid-19. The news sent stock markets across the world soaring and gave business executives and world leaders some of the first glimmers of hope that they can bring the epidemic under …

Read More »

How much they cost, who’s bought them and how they’re stored

Coronavirus vaccine doesn't mean a quick economic recovery: UBS' Weber

A health care worker holds an injection syringe of the phase 3 vaccine trial, developed against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by the U.S. Pfizer and German BioNTech company, at the Ankara University Ibni Sina Hospital in Ankara, Turkey on October 27, 2020. Dogukan Keskinkilic | Anadolu Agency | Getty …

Read More »

BioNTech CEO says life could return to normal next winter

BioNTech CEO says life could return to normal next winter

Ugur Sahin, CEO of BioNTech. Andreas Arnold | picture alliance | Getty Images LONDON — Daily life may return to normal by next winter, according to one of the creators of the highly-anticipated prospective coronavirus vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech. Professor Ugur Sahin, co-founder and chief executive of BioNTech, also …

Read More »

Biden team to meet with coronavirus vaccine makers this week

Biden team to meet with coronavirus vaccine makers this week

President-elect Joe Biden discusses protecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and his health care plans during a news conference in Wilmington, Delaware, November 10, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus advisors will meet with the leading drug companies developing coronavirus vaccines this week, Ron Klain, Biden’s newly …

Read More »

Emirates working with Pfizer, others on vaccine transport ‘challenge’

Emirates working with Pfizer, others on vaccine transport ‘challenge’

An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko | TASS | Getty Images Emirates is working with global pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer, to address the logistical challenges of distributing coronavirus vaccines, according to Emirates President Tim Clark. “The industry is trying to establish …

Read More »