Europe purchases 80 mln more doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine

Dec 18 (Reuters) – Drug developer Moderna Inc said on Friday the European Commission had exercised its option to purchase an additional 80 million doses of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine. …

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Pressure on EMA to approve Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine

As vaccinations begin in Britain and the United States, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is under increasing pressure to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the American laboratory Pfizer and …

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In England, William Shakespeare receives a COVID-19 vaccine

LONDON (Reuters) – William Shakespeare from Warwickshire in England was one of the first people to receive the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine outside a clinical trial on Tuesday. The 81-year-old …

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Wirtschaftsweiser – Corona recession is not over yet

FILE PHOTO: Christmas illuminations are pictured at Unter den Linden boulevard in front of the Brandenburg Gate, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Berlin, Germany, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio …

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Quebec imposes new curbs, Ontario warns of ‘more complex’ second wave as COVID-19 cases spike

By Allison Lampert, Mahad Arale MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) – Quebec on Monday ordered new restrictions on bars and restaurants in coronavirus hot spots, while Ontario’s premier warned of a “more complex” …

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Taiwan scrambles jets as 18 Chinese planes buzz during U.S. visit

By Ben Blanchard, Yew Lun Tian TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, crossing the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, …

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India pushes tonnes of supplies to disputed China border ahead of winter

LEH, India (Reuters) – From deploying mules to large transport aircraft, India’s military has activated its entire logistics network to transport supplies to thousands of troops for a harsh winter …

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‘Shocking’: Blair, Major chide UK plan to breach international law

LONDON (Reuters) – Former prime ministers Tony Blair and John Major said on Sunday Britain must drop a “shocking” plan to pass legislation that breaks its divorce treaty with the …

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Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia ask Peru to avoid actions that risk the legitimate exercise of power

FILE PHOTO: Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra attends an inauguration ceremony at the government palace in Lima, Peru, on Oct. 3, 2019. REUTERS / Guadalupe Pardo / File photo LIMA, Sep …

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TikTok sale deadline won’t be extended, says Trump

By Andrea Shalal, Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump has said no further time will be given to ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, to divest the US business …

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