Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Late Monday, the Information and Security Monitoring Board (DSMB) notified NIAID, BARDA, and AstraZeneca that it was involved by data launched by AstraZeneca on preliminary information from its COVID-19 vaccine medical trial. The DSMB expressed concern that AstraZeneca might have included outdated data from that trial, which can have offered an incomplete view of the efficacy information. We urge the corporate to work with the DSMB to evaluate the efficacy information and make sure the most correct, up-to-date efficacy information be made public as rapidly as doable.
Authorization and pointers to be used of the vaccine in america shall be decided by the Meals and Drug Administration and Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention after thorough evaluate of the info by unbiased advisory committees.
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