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AstraZeneca May Conduct Additional Trial For Covid-19 Vaccine After Acknowledging Errors In Initial Trial

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The company's CEO said the new trial will be conducted outside the U.S. and its data may not be adequate to lead to approval from the FDA.
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AstraZeneca will likely re-test its COVID-19 vaccine, CEO says after admitting an error in the first trial that may have skewed results

AstraZeneca will likely re-test its COVID-19 vaccine, CEO says after admitting an error in the first trial that may have skewed results

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Experts' trust in the validity of AstraZeneca's reported COVID-19 data have eroded quickly in just a few days.
The company reported Monday that its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective based on preliminary results from a study of 23,000 volunteers in Brazil and the UK.
But it subsequently emerged that there was an error during its initial trial, prompting a barrage of questions.
On Thursday, the pharmaceutical company's CEO, Pascal Soriot, acknowledged the concerns, and said they will likely conduct a second trial of the two-dose vaccine candidate, Bloomberg...
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