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AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine Trial: Vaccine trial patient claims was permanently disabled after taking AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine; here’s what happened | – Times of India

Amidst growing concerns around the safety of COVID vaccines developed by AstraZeneca, a new claim has come to the fore. A 42 year old American woman has claimed that she was "permanently disabled" after taking AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine during the clinical trial process. She also claims that her disability was due to the failure by the drug maker in providing her with medical care when she developed side effects."Brianne Dressen, a 42-year-old former teacher from Utah, says she developed a severe neurological condition after taking part in a vaccine trial in 2020. She is suing AstraZeneca for an alleged breach of contract, after she said it failed to provide medical care for her side effects," The Telegraph reported. It is believed to be the first of its kind lawsuit in the US.What hap...
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Covishield side effects: Doctors’ group urges govt to review all Covid vaccines – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In the wake of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca admitting in a UK court that its Covid vaccine can cause blood clots in rare cases, a group of doctors on Thursday expressed deep concern over the safety of the Covishield vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. At a press conference, the doctors, under the banner of the Awaken India Movement (AIM), urged the government to review the science behind all Covid vaccines and audit their commercialisation as well as implementation of active surveillance and monitoring mechanism to ensure vaccine adverse events are identified as early as possible. "The government has wholly ignored the rising number of cases of tragic deaths post-Covid vaccination all the while and continues to promote Covid vaccines as 'safe and effecti...
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Covid Vaccine Covishield Side Effects: Covishield manufacture stopped since December 2021; have disclosed all side effects in packaging: Serum Institute of India | – Times of India

Amidst huge uproar regarding the side effect of Covishield, the Serum Institute of India has said that it has stopped the manufacture and supply of additional doses of Covishield from December 2021 and this was done in view of the significantly decreasing demand for previous vaccines."With India achieving high vaccination rates in 2021 and 2022, coupled with the emergence of new mutant variant strains, the demand for previous vaccines diminished significantly.Consequently, since December 2021, we have stopped the manufacturing and supply of additional doses of Covishield," a spokesperson from the SII said on Wednesday.“Have disclosed all side effects in packaging”In response to the side effects of the vaccine, the Serum Institute of India has said that they have disclosed all the rare t...
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TOI Health News Morning Briefing | AstraZeneca withdraws COVID vaccine, West Nile fever outbreak, pregnancy guide for summer season, fitness tips and more – Times of India

AstraZeneca withdraws COVID vaccine worldwideAstraZeneca, the British pharmaceutical firm, is presently pulling its COVID vaccine from global circulation. This action follows months after the company acknowledged, for the first time in court records, the potential for a rare and hazardous side effect associated with the vaccine. The withdrawal request was submitted on March 5 and became effective this Tuesday, as reported."Have disclosed all side effects in packaging": Serum Institute of IndiaIn response to the side effects of the vaccine, the Serum Institute of India has said that they have disclosed all the rare to very rare side effects in its packaging since 2021."We fully understand the ongoing concerns and it's crucial to emphasize our commitment to transparency and safety. From t...