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Man dies after receiving AZ vaccine

A Tasmanian man in his 40s has died after receiving his first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, the state’s authorities have said. The 44-year-old man, who died in hospital last weekend, was a confirmed case of the very rare blood-clotting syndrome thrombosis with thrombocytopenia, known as TTS. He is the fifth Australian whose death… Read More »

South African firm to make Pfizer vaccine, first in Africa

Pfizer says a South African firm will begin producing the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine By ANDREW MELDRUM and MARIA CHENG Associated Press July 21, 2021, 11:56 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JOHANNESBURG — A South African firm will begin producing the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the first time that the… Read More »

Citing the Delta Variant, Pfizer Will Pursue Booster Shots and a New Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Delta Variant F.A.Q.s Vaccination Rate Maps Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Citing the Delta Variant, Pfizer Will Pursue Booster Shots and a New Vaccine Scientists were critical of the announcement, pointing to evidence that the current two-dose regimen is… Read More »