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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...

Open all hours: Around-the-clock vaccination sites to be piloted in England in COVID-19 drive

The U.K. government will pilot the first 24-hour vaccination sites by the end of the January, as the country presses ahead with the biggest vaccine...

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...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine gets U.S. authorization, second in 8 days

Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday became the second to receive emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, welcome news to...

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

LONDON: Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

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...

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...

U.S. is ‘in the middle of the Fight of the Century,’ says former CDC head as cases rise in 45 states, hospitalizations set record

The U.S. case tally from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 12.48 million on Tuesday, and hospitalizations again reached record levels, with 45 states reporting...

Wall Street: Wall Street Week Ahead: Gap between vaccine hopes and pandemic reality poses market hazard

By April Joyner NEW YORK: As winter approaches, U.S. equity investors are weighing brightening prospects for a Covid-19 vaccine against a resurgence of the pandemic...

U.S. moves closer to 200,000 daily COVID cases; Birx and Fauci urge Americans to follow safety measures over Thanksgiving

The global case tally of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 57 million on Friday, and the U.S. moved closer to 200,000 cases in a...

Storage of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine challenge for most nations; India examining possibilities: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: The cold-chain requirement for the anti-coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Pfizer at a temperature of minus 70 degrees Celsius poses a big challenge,...

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...

Johnson & Johnson plans to test its COVID-19 vaccine in ages 12-18 soon

NEW YORK: Johnson & Johnson plans to start testing its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in youths aged 12 to 18 as soon as possible, and the...

There are four coronavirus vaccines in late-stage studies — here’s how they differ

Johnson & Johnson’s investigational COVID-19 vaccine entered Phase 3 clinical trials this week, making it the fourth vaccine candidate in the U.S. to do so...

Pfizer CEO: Coronavirus vaccine could be distributed in U.S. by end of year

The chief executive of Phizer Inc. said Sunday that the pharmaceutical giant should know if its experimental COVID-19 vaccine works by the end of October...