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WHO experts say countries should keep using AstraZeneca shot

WHO urges countries to keep giving AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine because ‘the benefits outweigh the risks’ of blood clots WHO is still reviewing safety data on AstraZeneca’s vaccine after a series of reports of blood clots potentially linked to the shot  For the time being, the agency said the benefits outweigh the risks  There have been […]

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EU regulator recommends using J&J’s one-shot vaccine

The European Medicines Agency on Thursday gave the green light to Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose coronavirus vaccine, handing the European Union’s 27 nations a fourth vaccine to try to speed up the bloc’s much-criticized vaccination rollout. The EU medicines regulator advised that the vaccine be cleared for use in all adults over 18 “after a […]

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Moderna using mRNA technology to create vaccines for seasonal flu, HIV and Nipah virus, company says

Coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective: Moderna Moderna announces vaccine trials show high effectiveness; reaction from Gov. Tate Reeves on ‘Fox & Friends.’ Biotech giant Moderna is using what some experts have called “21st-century science” to create three new vaccines to protect against the seasonal flu, HIV and Nipah virus, respectively, the company announced on Monday.  […]

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How NHS trial is using virtual reality to tackle patient phobias

‘Hi-tech headset finally beat my terror of heights’: How an NHS trial is using virtual reality to tackle patients’ worst phobias New approach of virtual reality therapy run as part of a trial by Oxford University Therapy being rolled out on NHS, including in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire  Uses a computer program to create environment that […]