A chemist at work at AstraZeneca’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia in August. Photo: EPA-EFEA chemist at work at AstraZeneca’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
A chemist at work at AstraZeneca’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia in August. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca pauses Oxford vaccine trial after unexplained illness

  • Company’s experimental Covid-19 shot has been seen as one of leading candidates to reach market
  • News sends AstraZeneca shares falling sharply, while rivals Moderna and BioNTech SE see their shares rise

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A chemist at work at AstraZeneca’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia in August. Photo: EPA-EFEA chemist at work at AstraZeneca’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
A chemist at work at AstraZeneca’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
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