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The global rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine faces more difficulties

(Reuters) – The rollout of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, much of the world’s disease, depends on defeating the epidemic, with India suspending vaccine exports on Thursday and Europe discussing its own export restrictions. India has temporarily seized all major vaccine exports from the Anglo-Swedish company’s India Serum Institute (SII), the world’s …

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‘Double-mutant’ COVID-19 variant found in India

A new “double mutant” variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been discovered in India, health officials said on Wednesday. The country’s health ministry said variants were found in more than 200 samples in the state of Maharashtra, respectively. The variant has two mutations for the spike protein that …

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