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Brazil health regulator says AstraZeneca halted global COVID vaccine trial

BRASILIA, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Brazil health regulator Anvisa said on Tuesday that AstraZeneca PLC had announced the suspension of global trials for a coronavirus vaccine, which included a human trial being done in Brazil.

AstraZeneca had directly informed Anvisa about the suspension, the regulator said, adding that it is waiting for further details on the reason trials were stopped. (Reporting by Ricardo Brito; writing by Jake Spring; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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