This vaccine's efficacy and safety confirm that it will be highly effective against COVID-19 and will have an immediate impact on this public health emergency.
"There is absolutely no need for vaccines to extinguish the pandemic".
The vaccine deliveries would begin within hours of the authorization, the sources added.
His comments come at the end of a comprehensive criticism of the Scientific Advisor Group for Emergencies (SAGE), a government agency of the United Kingdom tasked with advising the government in emergencies.
The UK has placed orders for 100 million doses of the Oxford vaccine - enough to vaccinate most of the population - with a rollout expected in the coming weeks if the jab is approved by the MHRA. "They have ignored all precedent in the field of immunological memory against respiratory viruses", he said.
The 62% efficacy rate on AstraZeneca's broader two full dose trial is above the 50% that US regulators say is the minimum required to consider a drug for emergency authorisation.
Bharat Biotech, whose inactivated virus vaccine is now in phase 3 trials, is expected to be the second vaccine to be launched, by March or April. The firm said it would ask American and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine.
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GenevaWhile the Corona virus vaccine of Oxford-AstraZeneca was considered to be the most effective weapon to survive the deadly epidemic.
The covid vaccines have shown over 90% efficacy to prevent infections in their respective late-stage trials.
Britain said Sunday it has secured 2 million more doses of a promising coronavirus vaccine as it gears up to launch within days the country's most ambitious inoculation program in decades. "It's my right", he said in statements posted live over social media platforms. According to a news report, as per the tripartite contract signed by the Health Ministry on November 4 with Serum and Beximco for buying the quantity, the government agreed to pay $4 for each dose.
London: Top scientist of the World Health Organization says more data is needed to determine if the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca works. However, what we know now is Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is likely to get clearance for use as early as next week. Trials were resumed after the FDA didn't find the vaccine was responsible for that and another illness, though the agency couldn't rule out a link either, a person familiar with the matter said at the time. Furthermore, the vaccine's simple supply chain and our no-profit pledge and commitment to broad, equitable and timely access means it will be affordable and globally available supplying hundreds of millions of doses on approval'.
Oxford and AstraZeneca published interim efficacy results on Monday, which showed the vaccine could be 90 per cent effective when given as a half dose followed by a full dose.