Millions of Central American students out of classes due to COVID-19
March 22, 2021
U.S. Embassy Belize extends condolences on the passing of Belize Zoo founder, Sharon Matola
March 22, 2021

US study shows AstraZeneca vaccine safe and effective

Posted: Monday, March 22, 2021. 9:01 am CST.

By Zoila Palma: A clinical trial of the Oxford/ AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine found the shot was effective in preventing COVID-19, Politico reports.

In addition, there was no reported evidence of the thrombosis-related events that European countries are concerned about.

The late-stage clinical trial indicated that the vaccine was able to prevent all severe disease and hospitalization, as well as 79 percent of symptomatic cases of COVID-19.

The vaccine was 80% effective among participants 65 years and older.

Data collected from the 32,449 participants showed “no safety concerns related to the vaccine,” said AstraZeneca.

The study was conducted after the vaccine was suspended in countries of the European Union citing safety concerns.

However, drug regulators, last week gave the all-clear for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.

Several countries that had paused the distribution of the vaccine have now resumed administering it.


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-601-0315.


© 2021, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.


  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa
  • Belmopan Aggregates