Tag: REUTERS

Olympics: Virus outbreaks at Olympic hotels sow frustration, stoke infection fears

Coronavirus outbreaks involving Olympic teams in Japan have turned small-town hotels into facilities on the frontline of the pandemic battle, charged with implementing complex health...

Reuters Photographer Danish Siddiqui Killed In Fight Between Afghan Forces And Taliban

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the news agency Reuters was killed Friday during a clash between Afghan forces and the Taliban. Danish Siddiqui, an Indian...

Biden Donating 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Worldwide

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration will buy and donate 500 million Pfizer COVID-19...

G7 global tax plan may hit corporate titans unevenly

An agreement by wealthy nations aimed at squeezing more tax out of large multinational companies could hit some firms hard while leaving others – including...

Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine 91.6% Effective, Studies Show

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Phase III clinical trials show Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is...

Oxford Finds COVID-19 Shot 76% Effective for 3 Months After Single Dose

LONDON (Reuters) – Oxford University and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine showed in a study it had 76% efficacy against symptomatic infection for three months after a...

Feds to Start Using Pharmacies to Ramp Up Administration of Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The federal government is turning to private pharmacies to administer COVID-19...

Vietnam – the third biggest exporter of rice – buys from India for the first time in decades

MUMBAI | HANOI: Vietnam, the world’s third biggest exporter of rice, has started buying the grain from rival India for the first time in decades...

India’s approval of homegrown vaccine criticised over lack of data

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday granted emergency approval to Bharat Biotech‘s COVAXIN but faced questions after taking the step without publishing efficacy data for the...

British Family Doctors Criticise Change of Plan on Vaccine Boosters

LONDON (Reuters) – British doctors have said a government decision to delay giving a coronavirus vaccine booster shot to vulnerable patients who have already had...

2.1 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Given in U.S.

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. has distributed more than 11.4 million doses of the...

us covid cases: With vaccine drawing closer, US tops 15 million coronavirus cases

NEW YORK: US coronavirus cases crossed the 15 million mark on Tuesday as regulators moved a step closer to approving a COVID-19 vaccine and Britain...

Surviving the coronavirus pandemic: Important lessons from Germany’s Mittelstand

BERLIN|FRANKFURT: In Germany’s industrial heartland, engineering firms have come up with a recipe for surviving the coronavirus pandemic. Keep spending on research and development even...

UK Plans COVID-19 ‘Challenge’ Trials That Deliberately Infect Volunteers

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will help to fund trials using a manufactured COVID-19 virus to deliberately infect young healthy volunteers with the hope of accelerating...

United States to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran arms

WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday will sanction more than two dozen people and entities involved in Iran’s nuclear, missile and conventional arms programs, a...

EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow

PARIS/LONDON/MILAN – European governments moved on Wednesday to halt the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients, and a second global trial was...

Thomson Reuters cuts sales outlook, narrowly misses earnings estimates

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thomson Reuters (TRI.TO) cut its full-year sales outlook due to disruption to the global economy from the coronavirus crisis on Tuesday...