COVID-19: Travel troubles the latest woe for AstraZeneca vaccine

Blame Bruce Springsteen for beleaguered AstraZeneca’s latest woes. The rocker’s recent concert announcement, which excludes people who haven’t been vaccinated by one of three vaccines, has some British Columbians wondering if they made the right choice. The AstraZeneca vaccine, which has been linked to rare blood clotting, has not been...
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The COVID-19 Delta Variant – Vaccine Effectiveness and Risks

The COVID-19 Delta variant is also known as B.1.167.2, a sub-lineage of B.1.167. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first detected the variant in India at the end of last year. Recent analysis from Scotland implied that the risk of hospitalization doubled after the infection with Delta (compared...
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Bruce Springsteen fans with AstraZeneca vaccine to be turned away from New York theatre shows

Bruce Springsteen fans who have had the AstraZeneca vaccine will be turned away from his comeback shows on Broadway, it has been announced. The musician is returning with a five-night run at the St James theatre in New York on Saturday 26 June, with additional performances scheduled for September. Tickets went on sale on 10 June.A notice on Springsteen’s official website says audience members are required to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination in order to enter the theatre. However, a link to further information states that guests need to be fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved [Food and Drug...
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Woman unable to have mRNA shots scrambling after AZ dose cancelled

An Ottawa woman who can’t receive mRNA vaccines for health reasons was left scrambling Friday after her second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine was cancelled and she was incorrectly told she might have to go as far as Sharbot Lake to find a second dose. Sheila Logan, 68, and her husband...

‘Springsteen On Broadway’ Reverses AstraZeneca Vaccine Policy: “Happy Ending For The Fans”, Says Guitarist Steven Van Zandt

Good news for international fans of Bruce Springsteen: The Boss’ upcoming Springsteen on Broadway is opening its doors to people who have received the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine. “Happy ending for the fans,” tweeted Springsteen’s longtime guitarist Steven Van Zandt. Last week, the production announced that all ticket-buyers would need to...
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‘Springsteen On Broadway’ reverses its AstraZeneca vaccine policy

Bruce Springsteen fans who have been given the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine will now be able to attend his Broadway stage show. Earlier this month it was announced that Springsteen On Broadway will be returning for a second run, with fully vaccinated fans allowed to purchase tickets for the shows, which run from next week (June 26) to early September.
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Small COVID-19 outbreaks keep plaguing Australia

MELBOURNE, June 20 (Reuters) - Australia's state of Queensland recorded one locally acquired coronavirus infection on Sunday, the latest streak of small outbreaks that have been plaguing the country in recent months. The Queensland case comes as a cluster of the highly infectious Delta variant has grown by two cases...

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Trims Stock Position in AstraZeneca PLC (NASDAQ:AZN)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. reduced its stake in shares of AstraZeneca PLC (NASDAQ:AZN) by 49.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 38,630 shares of the company’s stock after selling 37,209 shares during the quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in AstraZeneca were worth $1,921,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
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Get ready to scroll: three graphs to help you make sense of the AstraZeneca vaccine risk

Last week’s announcement that the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine would now only be recommended for Australians over 60 has highlighted the many ways we think about risk. The decision reflects a greater understanding of the real, but extremely low, risk of the clotting disorder called thrombosis with thrombocytopenia for people aged 50 to 59, who are now recommended to have the Pfizer vaccine.
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Covid: Setback for EU in AstraZeneca legal fight and Download Festival resumes

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday morning. We'll have another update for you tomorrow morning. The EU has lost a legal battle in Brussels to force AstraZeneca to supply 120m doses of Covid-19 vaccine by the end of June. It went to court last month after the Anglo-Swedish company delayed shipment of the vaccines, having originally committed to supply 300m doses by the same date. But the judge did impose a deadline on AstraZeneca to supply doses to the EU over the summer or face hefty fines. You can find out more about how the vaccine rollout is progressing around the world here.
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Fans with AstraZeneca vaccine won’t get into ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

The Boss’ Broadway show will go on – but only for fans who got the right COVID-19 vaccine. Rabid rock fans looking to celebrate a return to normalcy by taking in Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show later this month will be on the outside looking in if they’ve received the AstraZeneca vaccine, which hasn’t yet been authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration.