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Scottish Covid vaccine trialists ‘treated like second-class citizens’

Novavax volunteers fear start of vaccine passports next month could put them at further disadvantage Scottish vaccine volunteers are being treated like “second-class citizens” while waiting for the Novavax jab to be approved, an MSP has said, as they continue a months-long fightto have their vaccines recognised on the standard NHS Scotland database.

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Scottish Covid vaccine trialists ‘treated like second-class citizens’

Ministers were urged to withhold vaccines trial data from the EU in row over travel restrictions for 'selfless British volunteers'

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam suggested vaccine trial data be withheld from EU Novavax trialists are 'disadvantaged' when travelling without an approved jab Prof Van-Tam described those in vaccine trials as 'selfless British volunteers' One of England's deputy chief medical officers proposed withholding information from the EU in the face of travel restrictions on jabbed UK trial volunteers.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 4
Ministers were urged to withhold vaccines trial data from the EU in row over travel restrictions for 'selfless British volunteers'

Scientists trialling whether children need second coronavirus vaccine

The study will seek to recruit 360 volunteers who will be enrolled in one of four arms of the study. Scientists are looking at whether children need a second dose of coronavirus vaccine and if so which type would be best. It comes after health leaders approved first doses of the Pfizer vaccine for over-12s on Monday.

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Scientists trialling whether children need second coronavirus vaccine

Clinical trial starts for first combined Covid and flu jab

Vaccine company Novavax has begun early clinical trials to test a combined Covid and flu jab. A study based in Australia will include 640 healthy adults aged 50 to 70 years who have either already had the coronavirus or had received a Covid-19 vaccine at least eight weeks before the trial.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  10d 3
Clinical trial starts for first combined Covid and flu jab

Trial of Covid-19 vaccine AND flu jab combined to begin in Australia on 640 healthy residents

Vaccine developer Novavax will trial a combined flu and Covid-19 vaccination The tests in Australia will include 640 healthy adults aged between 50-70 Who have previously been infected or received a Covid jab at least 8 weeks prior Novavax said that flu and Covid combination vaccines will combat new variants Vaccine developer Novavax Inc will start a trial in Australia to test its combined flu and Covid-19 vaccine.

dailymail.co.uk ,  10d 0
Trial of Covid-19 vaccine AND flu jab combined to begin in Australia on 640 healthy residents

‘Like a slap in the face’: North-east woman in Covid trial worried she cannot get vaccine passport

A vaccine trial volunteer is appealing for Nicola Sturgeon to make sure people who took part are given official proof like everybody else. Jill, from Aberdeen, took part in the Novavax trial last year after being inspired by her newborn nephew – but now says she would not have done it had she known the “hassle” in trying to be officially registered as fully vaccinated.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  11d 1
‘Like a slap in the face’: North-east woman in Covid trial worried she cannot get vaccine passport

New study tests third vaccine dose for people with weakened immune systems

It will offer people who are immunosuppressed or immunocompromised a Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax vaccine to determine whether this will give a stronger immune response than two doses. The trial has published preliminary data showing that 89 per cent of people who are immunocompromised or immunosuppressed generate antibodies following vaccination, and 60 per cent generated a strong antibody response following two doses of a vaccine.

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New study tests third vaccine dose for people with weakened immune systems

Australian Novavax trial participants remain unrecognised by vaccine register

Covid vaccination status of hundreds in limbo because the US company’s jab is yet to be approved in Australia Australians who participated in clinical trials of the Novavax Covid vaccine are being told their vaccinations cannot currently be recognised on Australia’s immunisation register. Hundreds of Australians took part in clinical trials for the Novavax jab last year, hoping to help the world chart a way out of the pandemic.

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Australian Novavax trial participants remain unrecognised by vaccine register

Corby Novavax vaccine trial volunteers' concerns raised with health secretary

MP for Corby and East Northants Tom Pursglove has raised the issue with the health secretary The plight of volunteers of a vaccine trial that was held in Corby and recruited unpaid volunteers from the town has been raised at the highest level of government. More than 600 people had been recruited to trial the Covid-19 vaccine, carried out by GPs at Lakeside Healthcare in Cottingham Road.

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Corby Novavax vaccine trial volunteers' concerns raised with health secretary

UK trial launched to test third Covid jab in immunocompromised people

A UK trial is being extended to test the effectiveness of a third Covid jab in people who are immunocompromised or immunosuppressed. It follows preliminary data from the OCTAVE study that 40% of those with weakened immune systems mount a low or undetectable response after the standard two doses.

pulsetoday.co.uk ,  25d 0
UK trial launched to test third Covid jab in immunocompromised people

1,200 cancer patients and immune-suppressed people will get Covid vaccine boosters in groundbreaking trial

The third jabs follow research showing 40% of people with weakened immune systems cannot produce antibodies to fight coronavirus More than a thousand people with weakened immune systems will receive a booster vaccine within weeks to try to boost covid-fighting antibodies. The Department for Health announced £2.2m of funding for the new study after research found two in five people who are immunosuppressed had either low or undetectable antibodies even after two doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

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1,200 cancer patients and immune-suppressed people will get Covid vaccine boosters in groundbreaking trial

Woman ‘effectively prohibited’ from leaving UK after Covid vaccine trial

A north-east woman says taking part in a Covid vaccine trial has left her essentially unable to leave the UK. Michaela Hernychova was among 430 people across Grampian given two coronavirus jabs developed by US biotech firm Novavax. The clinical trials have proved successful – with 100% protection against severe illness – but the company is still in the process for getting it approved for widespread use.

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Woman ‘effectively prohibited’ from leaving UK after Covid vaccine trial

Corby Novavax trial 'guinea pig' stuck in UK as vaccine passport not yet valid

More than 600 people had been recruited in Corby to trial the vaccine A volunteer for a Covid vaccination clinical trial based in Corby has voiced her fears that she has been left 'in limbo'. Elspeth Robb, 58, of Corby, put herself forward for the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine trial carried out by GPs at Lakeside Healthcare in Cottingham Road.

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Corby Novavax trial 'guinea pig' stuck in UK as vaccine passport not yet valid

QEH plays instrumental role in study of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (QEH) played an instrumental role in the study of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine (NVX-CoV2373) which has efficacy of 89.7 per cent against SARS-CoV-2. A final analysis of a Phase III trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)shows a two-dose regimen of the Novavax vaccine administered 21 days apart was found to be safe and 89.7 per cent effective against SARS-CoV-2 infection and showed high efficacy against the B.1.1.7 (or alpha) variant.

fenlandcitizen.co.uk ,  1m 3
QEH plays instrumental role in study of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax seeks COVID-19 vaccine use in India ahead of US

Vaccine maker Novavax is asking regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 shot Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine -- offering its shot to developing countries before vaccine-flush rich ones.

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Novavax seeks COVID-19 vaccine use in India ahead of US

Novavax seeks OK for COVID vaccine in needy countries first

Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine -- offering its shot to some low-income countries before rich ones with ample supplies. U.S.-based Novavax partnered with the Serum Institute of India to apply in the three countries, and plans later this month to also seek the World Health Organization review needed to be part of the COVAX global vaccine program.

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Novavax seeks OK for COVID vaccine in needy countries first

EU signs outline deal for 200 million doses of Novavax Covid vaccine

The European Commission has signed a preliminary deal to buy up to 200 million doses of a promising Covid-19 vaccine from US pharmaceutical firm Novavax. The agreement depends on the Novavax vaccine being approved by the EU's regulator, the European Medicines Agency. Making the announcement, EU health commissioner Stella Kyriakides said: "Our new agreement with Novavax expands our vaccine portfolio to include one more protein-based vaccine, a platform showing promise in clinical trials."

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EU signs outline deal for 200 million doses of Novavax Covid vaccine

Sydney Covid lockdown could last months as daily cases reach record high

More than 170 daily cases reported, with block of flats sealed off by police, outbreaks affecting two hospitals and further delays to Novavax vaccine New South Wales reported a record high number of covid cases on Tuesday despite more than four weeks of lockdown for the Sydney region, with signs tough measures could extend until September.

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Sydney Covid lockdown could last months as daily cases reach record high