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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

Acella, facing 43 ‘serious’ side effect reports, pulls dozens of lots of sub-potent thyroid drug

Last May, Acella Pharmaceuticals pulled 13 lots of its prescription hypothyroidism med NP Thyroid in the U.S. after testing revealed an excess of one of the drug’s main ingredients. Now, the company is facing the opposite problem. Acella is recalling certain lots of five separate doses of NP Thyroid after routine testing showed the batches weren’t potent… Read More »