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U.S. COVID vaccine program speeds up to about 3 million doses a day in the past week

The U.S. COVID-19 vaccine program continues to kick into high gear, setting a record Saturday of more than four million doses administered, although experts continue...

WHO declared a pandemic one year ago today

One year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, more than 118 million cases of the coronavirus-borne illness have been confirmed around...

Single dose of AstraZeneca or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine cuts hospitalization risk by up to 80%, study shows

A single dose of either the AstraZeneca–Oxford vaccine or the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 shot cuts the risk of hospital admission among older adults by more than...

Sanofi teams up with BioNTech and Pfizer to help fix Europe’s vaccine shortage

Sanofi SAN, +0.01% will help manufacture millions of doses of the COVID shot developed by rivals BioNTech and Pfizer PFE, +0.08% to help speed up...

Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine appears to protect against U.K. and South African COVID-19 strains, study finds

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech appears to provide protection against the new highly contagious U.K. and South African variants, according to a...

Getting COVID-19 vaccines to rural America will be difficult — here’s what it will take to overcome that

The enormous job of vaccinating the nation is underway, but for rural Americans, getting a COVID-19 vaccine becomes harder the farther they are from urban...

These 3 regions hold the best bets for 2021, say top fund managers

Emerging markets, the U.S. and the U.K are most likely to reward investors next year, according to top fund managers polled by trade body the...

Weekend reads: Hot IPOs for DoorDash and Airbnb point to an overheated stock market

Shares of DoorDash Inc. DASH and Airbnb Inc. ABNB shot straight up after the companies’ initial public offerings this week. That sort of exuberance can...

First COVID-19 vaccine receives emergency approval in U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration authorized BioNTech and Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday evening, which will make it the first vaccine to reach Americans during...

What to expect from the FDA’s important COVID-19 vaccine meeting Thursday

An all-day regulatory meeting scheduled to take place Thursday is the next step toward the likely authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S....

World watches as first person receives Pfizer-BioNTech COVID shot

Manufacturing delays mean just 4 million doses of the vaccine candidate being developed by drugmaker AstraZeneca AZN, +0.97% and the University of Oxford will be...

No vaccine, no entry? Will bars and restaurants turn away Brits without COVID-19 jab?

Getting vaccinated in the U.K. will be voluntary, but some venues may want proof. daniel leal-olivas/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Restaurants, cinemas and even sporting venues may...

Is upbeat COVID-vaccine news priced into the market?

A growing list of vaccine candidates have rolled out in recent weeks, offering the world a potential exit from a global pandemic nightmare that has...

New ‘mega labs’ to open in early 2021, doubling U.K. government’s COVID testing capacity

Facilities with the capacity to process 600,000 diagnostic checks a day are set to open in the Midlands in England and in Scotland in early...