Data from the rollout of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine shows one dose of the shot results in 80% less risk of death from the disease, Public Health England said on Monday.
The vaccine will reach Pakistan under the COVAX programme aimed at providing two billion doses globally by 2021 end.
The country has received overall 11.9 mln doses of China's Sinopharm, Sinovac and CanSino COVID-19 vaccines and AstraZeneca from the COVAX, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said in its statement.
f Alberta reported its first death of a patient from a rare blood clot condition after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
Pakistan is likely to receive 1.2 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine
AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine sales were $275 million in the first-quarter and it is on track to deliver 200 million doses a month from April
'The vaccine doses will not be needed in US, where it's estimated that vaccine manufacturers will be able to produce enough doses by early June to vaccinate every American'
The EU Commission has decided not to renew COVID-19 vaccine contracts next year with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (J&J)
Most of the cases reported have occurred in women under 60, though that could be misleading. Germany and Britain say many more women received AstraZeneca’s shot than men
British officials and ministers sought to shore up confidence in AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday