AstraZeneca said it expects COVID-19 vaccine results this year

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AstraZeneca said its scaling up production of the vaccine, however it wont start packaging it in vials due to the fact that when the vaccine is in a vial, it has to be cooled, which makes it end faster. It has strategies to rapidly package the vaccine if it gets approval, the Journal reported, and CEO Pascal Soriot stated hes positive the company can provide hundreds of millions of dosages by January..

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Thursday, November 5th, 2020

AstraZeneca said Nov. 5 that late-stage trials for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine might produce results later this year, and circulation might begin shortly after, The Wall Street Journal reported..

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The timing of the outcomes depends on community infection rates around the globe, the Journal reported. The trial has about 23,000 volunteers in the U.S., U.K., Brazil and South Africa..

The U.K. stated Nov. 1 that it has actually sped up the approval procedure for the vaccine, suggesting health regulators will analyze clinical trial information in genuine time while planning manufacturing and distribution with AstraZeneca..

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The timing on the vaccine approval has doubted given that the trial was halted in the U.S. for weeks after an individual was identified with an inexplicable illness. The trial resumed in the U.S. Oct. 23 after the FDA found no evidence that the vaccine was responsible for the health problem.

AstraZeneca has actually promised to sell and make 3 billion doses of the vaccine at no earnings, according to the Journal..