A volunteer receives an injection in Soweto, Johannesburg, in June as part of a Covid-19 vaccine trial held by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Photo: APA volunteer receives an injection in Soweto, Johannesburg, in June as part of a Covid-19 vaccine trial held by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Photo: AP
A volunteer receives an injection in Soweto, Johannesburg, in June as part of a Covid-19 vaccine trial held by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Photo: AP

AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial in US ‘still on hold’ pending investigation on side effect

  • Enrolment of new patients and other procedures rescheduled until at least midweek as FDA and safety panel look into case
  • Firm earlier said it was resuming British trial of vaccine candidate, which is being developed with Oxford researchers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A volunteer receives an injection in Soweto, Johannesburg, in June as part of a Covid-19 vaccine trial held by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Photo: APA volunteer receives an injection in Soweto, Johannesburg, in June as part of a Covid-19 vaccine trial held by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Photo: AP
A volunteer receives an injection in Soweto, Johannesburg, in June as part of a Covid-19 vaccine trial held by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Photo: AP
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