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European Union Approves 23 More Exports of Covid-19 Vaccines

(Bloomberg) -- The European Union said it has approved a further 23 requests to ship Covid-19 vaccines to other parts of the world under...

WHO investigation in China indicates animal origin of SARS-CoV-2

A mission by the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Tuesday that its investigation in Wuhan, China, pointed to bat as the possible origin...

South Africa suspends Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID vaccine roll-out

South Africa has suspended the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in its immunisation programme until a committee of scientists advises on the...

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori apologises but refuses to resign after saying women talk too much in meetings

The head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee has apologised for making sexist remarks about women, but he said he would not resign, despite...

Myanmar police file charges against Aung San Suu Kyi after coup

Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for illegally importing communications equipment and she will be detained until February...

AstraZeneca vaccine shown to drastically cut virus transmission by UK study

London: Britain’s health chief said on Wednesday that a new study suggesting that a single dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine provides a high...

Myanmar military seizes power, detains elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi

(Reuters) – Myanmar’s military seized power today in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was...

WHO set to investigate the origin of SARS-CoV-2 in China

Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday conclude their quarantine period in China and are set to research shortly into the origin...

France: Some 15 million French citizens to get Covid-19 vaccine by June

French government spokesman Gabriel Attal reiterated on Thursday that about 15 million citizens, 22% of the population, will get the Covid-19 vaccine by June. ...

UK Vaccine Plant Evacuated After Getting Suspicious Package

LONDON (AP) — A British pharmaceutical manufacturing company producing coronavirus vaccines had to partially evacuate its factory Wednesday after receiving a “suspicious package.” The U.K....

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