AstraZeneca resumes COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, health dept says - (This is Money via NewsPoints Desk)

  • AstraZeneca has resumed COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, more than a week after tests were paused due to serious side effects in a UK participant, as reported in This is Money.

  • The move comes after the UK drugmaker on September 12 got the go-ahead to restart trials in the UK, prompting Brazil to follow suit.

  • Testing remain on hold in the US pending an investigation and the Serum Institute of India said it would restart its trials once it received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India.

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