AstraZeneca reports more promising COVID-19 vaccine results

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Coronavirus or malaria, tuberculosis and HIV? | Inside Story
  • Three prominent Hong Kong activists jailed
  • Protesters rally after Thai PM acquitted of ethics violation
  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “AstraZeneca reports more promising COVID-19 vaccine results” – below is their description.

    British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca says its vaccine is showing promising results in protecting those groups that are most at risk from the new coronavirus. Being developed in collaboration with the University of Oxford, the vaccine shows a strong immune response in those aged above 70 in its Phase 2 trials. The positive news on the vaccine front comes as cases continue to rise. Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports. –

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: AstraZeneca

    AstraZeneca plc/AB (LON: AZN) is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom and Södertälje, Sweden. Its R&D is concentrated in Cambridge in United Kingdom, Södertälje in Sweden, and Maryland and Toronto in North America.

    3 Recent Items: AstraZeneca

  • How Safe Are Covid-19 Vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson?
  • UK becomes first nation to approve BioNTech-Pfizer coronavirus vaccine | DW News
  • Covid vaccine available in weeks ‘if we’re lucky’, says Boris Johnson
  • In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • UK’s quick approval of Covid-19 vaccine unlikely to speed distribution in NZ, expert says
  • How Safe Are Covid-19 Vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson?
  • Covid: Science has performed ‘a kind of biological jiu jitsu’ – Boris Johnson @BBC News live – BBC
  • N.Y. Expects First Covid Vaccine Delivery by Dec. 15: Cuomo
  • Putin Orders Start of Mass Covid-19 Shots Hours After U.K. News
  • Leave a Comment