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Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

Published 02/09/2020

(This August 31 story is refiled to add dropped word founding to Ertl’s title in paragraph 13) By Allison Martell and Julie Steenhuysen TORONTO/CHICAGO (Reuters) [more…]

Explainer: How common cold viruses are being used in vaccines from Russia, China

Explainer: How common cold viruses are being used in vaccines from Russia, China

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China’s CanSino Biologics (6185.HK) and Russia’s Gamaleya Institute have been studied for [more…]

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order [more…]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says nobody will be forced to have coronavirus vaccine

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says nobody will be forced to have coronavirus vaccine

Published 01/09/2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has consistently downplayed the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, said on Monday that nobody will be forced [more…]

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday it has begun enrolling adults for a U.S.-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of its high profile COVID-19 vaccine candidate. [more…]

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Published 31/08/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries with significant active spread of coronavirus must prevent amplifying events, as opening up without the virus being under control would be [more…]

COVID-19 often goes undiagnosed in hospital workers- virus may impair heart functions

COVID-19 often goes undiagnosed in hospital workers- virus may impair heart functions

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines [more…]

Humanity versus disease showcased as London’s Science Museum reopens doors

Humanity versus disease showcased as London’s Science Museum reopens doors

Published 11/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Exhibits showcasing humanity’s battle with infectious disease will greet visitors recently emerged from coronavirus lockdowns when London’s Science Museum re-opens its doors [more…]

Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

Published 03/08/2020

(Reuters) - As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies [more…]

Walgreens CEO to step down

Walgreens CEO to step down

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) said on Monday Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina has decided to step down from the position and will [more…]