Tag: AstraZeneca

Those who are 41 are also vaccinated on Sunday – Capital

Dose of the vaccine against covid-19 being applied to a motorcyclist. (Photo: Paulo Francis) People aged 41 or over will also be able to vaccinate against covid-19, this Sunday (3rd), in Campo Grande. Three other audiences will still…

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State breaks new vaccination record and applies 68,156 doses in a single day – Cities

Vaccination campaign against covid-19 advances in Mato Grosso do Sul. (Photo: Paulo Francis) Mato Grosso do Sul hit a new record this Saturday (day 3) in the vaccination campaign against covid-19: 68,156 doses were administered in a single…

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Covid vaccine will be applied in 27 locations this Saturday – Capital

Immunization opens for those who are 41 years old, born from January to June, and goes on to three other audiences Pfizer’s immunizing dose available to be applied in the Capital (Photo: Ksie Aino) Vaccination against covid continues…

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Millions of Brits vaccinated with AstraZeneca at risk of EU exclusion

JN/Agencies Today at 10:51 About five million Britons immunized with doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine made in India could be prevented from entering the European Union (EU) because those doses have not been approved by European regulators. The…

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Isolation of the Prime Minister? EMA recommends "preventive approach" even for vaccinated

© Rita Chantre / Global Images ForJoão Francisco Guerreiro, correspondent in Brussels July 1st, 2021 • 15:50 The European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued, this Thursday, several warnings regarding the appearance of new variants, and before the possibility of…

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EMA says EU-approved vaccines appear to protect against strains

JN/Agencies Today at 15:03 The four vaccines against covid-19 approved in the EU appear to protect against all variants circulating in Europe, including the Delta, which predominates in Portugal, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said Thursday. “At the…

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All vaccines approved in the EU seem to protect against strains

© Paulo Jorge Magalhães/Global Images ForPortuguese July 1st, 2021 • 15:09 The four vaccines against Covid-19 approved in the European Union appear to protect against all variants circulating in Europe, including the Delta, which predominates in Portugal, the…

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Bolsonaro says they won’t be "lies" to take him out of power

JN/Agencies Today at 20:43 The Brazilian president said this Wednesday that “lies” will not topple him from power and he called senators “bad guys” who are investigating failures in the management of the covid-19 pandemic, at a time…

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Director of the Ministry of Health of Brazil fired amid suspicions of corruption

Brazil is one of the countries most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and, so far, has accumulated more than 515,000 deaths and 18.5 million infected © DR ForPortuguese June 30, 2021 • 15:31 The director of logistics at the…

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Europe will apply digital certificate template to third countries

Augusto Santos Silva © AFP ForPortuguese 29 June, 2021 • 19:16 The minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Augusto Santos Silva, said this Tuesday that the model defined in Europe for the digital certificate that allows travel in the…

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AstraZeneca tests new version of corona vaccine, adapted to variants

Swedish-British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has started testing a modified version of its corona vaccine. The new version was developed to address the beta variant that first appeared in South Africa. A total of 2,250 participants take part in…

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Oxford and AstraZeneca test vaccine against South African variant

JN/Agencies Today at 4:30 pm Oxford University and AstraZeneca have started testing in volunteers a vaccine against the Beta variant of the new coronavirus, detected in South Africa. In a statement, Oxford said that 2250 participants would be…

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Oxford and AstraZeneca test vaccine against strain detected in South Africa

© José Sena Goulã/Lusa ForPortuguese 27 June, 2021 • 15:15 The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca began testing in volunteers a vaccine against the Beta variant of the coronavirus, detected in South Africa, was announced this Sunday. In…

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Portuguese in Brazil fear not traveling freely due to Coronavac vaccine

© Carl de Souza / AFP ForPortuguese 27 June, 2021 • 09:41 Portuguese emigrants in Brazil told Lusa that they are afraid of not being able to travel freely in Europe because the Chinese vaccine against Covid-19 Coronavac,…

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EU buys over 150 million doses of vaccine from Moderna

JN/Agencies Today at 12:22 The European Commission approved, this Tuesday, the amendment to the second contract with the drugmaker Moderna for the activation, on behalf of all Member States of the European Union (EU), of 150 million additional…

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Court forces AstraZeneca to hand over 50 million doses to the European Union

JN/Agencies Today at 2:27 pm, updated at 3:15 pm This Friday, the Belgian court ordered pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to deliver 50 million doses of the vaccine for covid-19 to the European Union (EU) by September 27, less than…

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UK records record new cases since February

JN/Agencies Today at 5:05 pm The UK has recorded 11,007 cases of covid-19 in the past 24 hours, a record since February 13, and 19 deaths, according to the latest data from the British government. As of Wednesday,…

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AstraZeneca admits that antibody treatment has not proven effective

JN/Agencies Today at 7:13 pm Pharmaceutical AstraZeneca this Tuesday admitted a setback in the development of an antibody treatment for covid-19, since its effectiveness has not been proven in clinical trials in people who have been exposed to…

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EU Council Proposes Alleviation of Restrictions for Vaccinated and Recovered Travelers

© Olivier Hoslet // EPA ForPortuguese June 14, 2021 • 13:17 The Council of the European Union (EU) adopted this Monday a recommendation for a coordinated approach to travel, proposing that those vaccinated with at least one dose…

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EMA favors other vaccines but says incidents with AstraZeneca are "very rare"

JN/Agencies Today at 3:16 pm A senior official at the European Medicines Agency defended, in an interview published this Sunday, the use, in all age groups, of messenger RNA vaccines when available. Marco Cavaleri, responsible for the vaccination…

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