Mother-of-two, 35, claims she suffered a blood clot in her lungs weeks after AstraZeneca jab

A mother-of-two claims she suffered a blood clot in her lungs after having the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine – and doctors have told her not to take the second jab. Beckie Wilson, 35, from Stoke-on-Trent, had her first dose on March 11 but says she quickly began to experience a shortness of breath. … Read more

One in five workers at care homes have still not even had their FIRST Covid jab

One in five workers at care homes have still not even had their FIRST Covid jab, new figures show NHS England data shows that 78.9 per cent of eligible workers have had the jab  It is an increase from 69 per cent on February 14 – but has caused concerns  Ministers have refused to rule … Read more

Outrage at AstraZeneca boss’s ‘silence over safety worries around Covid jab’

Outrage at AstraZeneca boss’s ‘silence over safety worries around Covid jab’ as critics say he should speak up to ‘give out the right message’ about the vaccine Top AstraZeneca investor says boss ‘failed to properly defend the jab in public’ Pascal Soriot is currently in Australia but is working EU business hours remotely  Investment firm … Read more

Britons still back AstraZeneca jab as 75% tell pollsters they consider vaccine to be safe 

Britons still back the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine – as 75 per cent tell pollsters they consider it to be safe. Officials have launched a campaign to maintain confidence in jabs after medical regulators advised that under-30s should be offered an alternative to the Oxford inoculation amid blood clot fears.  And, as the Health Secretary looked to dispel … Read more

Man who suffered blood clots after having AstraZeneca vaccine urges others to still take Oxford jab

A fit and healthy 34-year-old has told how a freak reaction to the Astra-Zeneca Covid jab left him in intensive care with blood clots, fearing for his life. ‘I thought I had pulled a muscle on my 5km run nearly two weeks after having the jab – but within days I was in hospital and … Read more

All the answers to your questions about AstraZeneca’s jab and its link to blood clots

AstraZeneca‘s coronavirus vaccine is once again under the spotlight, amid growing fears it may trigger extremely rare blood clots.  Health chiefs yesterday recommended it should not be given to under-30s because of its link to the potentially deadly complication.  But medical experts insist the jab is safe and the benefits far outweigh any risks for … Read more

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab to salvage its faltering vaccination program Jens Spahn thought to have told EU ministers he will begin jab talks with Russia   Comes after EU Commission said it would not enter preliminary negotiations Talks will establish how many jabs Russia can supply and … Read more

British scientists behind Vaccitech firm that made Oxford AstraZeneca jab could both get £26m payday

Two of the scientists behind Britain’s AstraZeneca jab could both make £26million today as the tech firm that developed it hits the US stock market. Oxford professors Sarah Gilbert and Adrian Hill both own 5.2 per cent of Vaccitech, which will later float on America’s Nasdaq exchange. The pair are alongside other scientists and investors who … Read more

British scientists behind Vaccitech firm that made Oxford AstraZeneca jab could both get £26m payday

Two of the scientists behind Britain’s AstraZeneca jab could both make £26million today as the tech firm that developed it hits the US stock market. Oxford professors Sarah Gilbert and Adrian Hill both own 5.2 per cent of Vaccitech, which will later float on America’s Nasdaq exchange. The pair are alongside other scientists and investors who … Read more