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U.S. health officials raise concerns about the company’s latest efficacy data

In a highly unusual move, a U.S. health agency raised concerns on Tuesday that AstraZeneca had not provided the most current data about its Covid-19 vaccine in a press release it issued Monday.

In the release, which garnered excitement from public health experts, the company said its vaccine was 79%…

How to make sense of recent concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine

Last week, several European countries paused their use of the AstraZeneca vaccine due to concerns about clotting and bleeding risks. Though the World Health Organization (WHO) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) have both said that it is safe to use, most countries have resumed using the vaccine, and the company…

Vaccine Roundup

A roundup of the most important Covid-19 vaccine news this week

Around the world, six vaccines have been approved for limited use and seven approved for full use. This week, China authorized a fifth vaccine from Anhui Zhifei Longcom and IMCAS.

Vaccines are being rolled out in many nations, but access to vaccines and vaccination rates continue to vary widely. Israel…

An OB-GYN reviews the latest coronavirus research for lactating people

Many new moms and lactating people are searching for definitive answers about the Covid-19 vaccine and breastfeeding. Considering more than 3.7 million individuals give birth in the United States per year, clear evidence-based guidelines are needed as soon as possible.

Nearly 110 million doses have been administered in the United…

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