‘Blood on your hands’ if world steps back on tackling COVID now, WHO official says

‘Blood on your hands’ if world steps back on tackling COVID now, WHO official says

Bruce Aylward, Senior Advisor to the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland, December 20, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – If rich nations think the pandemic is over, they should help lower-income countries reach that … Read more

WHO ‘strongly advises against’ use of two COVID treatments

WHO ‘strongly advises against’ use of two COVID treatments

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Two COVID-19 antibody therapies are no longer recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), on … Read more

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna is suing Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved in … Read more

Wall Street closes sharply higher on strong corporate earnings

Wall Street closes sharply higher on strong corporate earnings

Boeing raises on deal to sell jets to 777 Partners Johnson & Johnson and IBM fall on dollar impact warning Halliburton, Hasbro, Truist rise after profit beat Indexes Up: Dow 2.43%, S&P 500 2.76%, Nasdaq 3.11% Biggest one-day percentage gain for Nasdaq since June 24 July 19 (Reuters) – US stocks closed with sharp gains … Read more

Aviation sector faces hiring headache as mechanics shortage looms

Aviation sector faces hiring headache as mechanics shortage looms

MONTREAL/BENGALURU, July 15 (Reuters) – Christophe Gagnon considered quitting his avionics studies as COVID-19 crippled aviation, but the 21-year-old stayed in class and now the industry is desperate for more like him to keep planes flying. Two years after lockdowns nearly grounded the airline industry, repair shops and suppliers are scrambling for students like Gagnon, … Read more

EU estimates up to 80% of population has had COVID

EU estimates up to 80% of population has had COVID

Commuters wait for the train at the subway station amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona, ​​Spain January 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, April 27 (Reuters) – The European Commission said that between 60% and 80% of the EU population was estimated to … Read more

Japan’s Shionogi says COVID-19 pill shows rapid clearance of virus

Japan’s Shionogi says COVID-19 pill shows rapid clearance of virus

Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walk at a shopping district on the first day after the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions imposed on Tokyo and 17 other prefectures, in Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, April 24 (Reuters) – … Read more