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The AstraZeneca (AZN) Covid-19 vaccine trial in the U.S. is expected to resume as early as this week after the Food and Drug Administration completed its review of a serious illness in a study participant, Reuters reports. The trial has been on hold since Sept. 6, after a participant in the company’s UK trial fell ill with what was suspected to be a rare spinal inflammatory disorder called transverse myelitis. It was unclear how the FDA would characterize the illness.

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  • While Lilly is correct to say they have not yet received a warning letter for the issues at their NJ facility, may one observe that those letters often take over a year for a domestic facility? Add the second 483 and one wonders if a rewrite is in process, or not. “Time will tell.”

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