Pfizer / BioNTech soon expects data on shot protection against new COVID-19 variant

Pfizer / BioNTech soon expects data on shot protection against new COVID-19 variant

Looking for signs that warrant a vaccine redesign BioNTech says it understands the experts’ concerns BioNTech, Pfizer in an attempt to establish a relaunch routine FRANKFURT, Nov 26 (Reuters) – BioNTech SE (22UAy.DE) said on Friday that they expect more data on a worrying new coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa within two weeks to … Read more

Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is falling after revenue loss

Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is falling after revenue loss

The Pinduoduo logo can be seen in this illustration photo taken on July 17, 2018. REUTERS / Thomas White / Illustration Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – US-listed shares of Pinduoduo Inc (PDD.O) fell as much as 18% in early trading on Friday after the … Read more

India is ready to resume overseas flights, tightens screening for new COVID-19 variant

India is ready to resume overseas flights, tightens screening for new COVID-19 variant

NEW DELHI, November 26 (Reuters) – India said on Friday it would resume international passenger flights from mid-December with COVID-19-linked curbs for “vulnerable” countries, and ordered stricter border screening as fears of a new coronavirus variant spread globally. The Federal Ministry of Health said reports of mutations in the variant, identified as B.1.1.529, had “serious … Read more

Italy, France deepen strategic ties, while Merkel’s exit tests Europe

Italy, France deepen strategic ties, while Merkel’s exit tests Europe

France, Italy seal the pact on closer economic, other ties Coincides with shift change in Germany No reorientation of Paris’ priorities, Macron says Testy relations were improved after Draghi became Italian Prime Minister ROM, November 26 (Reuters) – Italy and France on Friday signed a treaty to strengthen bilateral ties and strengthen their coordination within … Read more

‘Go through. Go, ‘Lukashenko told migrants at the Polish border

‘Go through.  Go, ‘Lukashenko told migrants at the Polish border

Lukashenko says he will not force migrants to return home Two flights with returned migrants arrive in Iraq Two more flights are scheduled for 26-27. November Poland reports unrest in detention centers BRUZGI, Belarus / MOSCOW, November 26 (Reuters) – Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko told migrants stranded on the border with Poland on Friday that … Read more

Merck’s COVID-19 pill shows lower efficiency in updated data

Merck’s COVID-19 pill shows lower efficiency in updated data

An experimental COVID-19 treatment pill, called molnupiravir and developed by Merck & Co Inc and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP, is seen in this undated distribution photo published by Merck & Co Inc and obtained by Reuters on October 26, 2021. Merck & Co Inc. Distribution via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com … Read more

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister in the front line with the army in the Afar region – state-affiliated television

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister in the front line with the army in the Afar region – state-affiliated television

NAIROBI, November 26 (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is at the forefront of the army fighting rebel Tigrayan forces in the northeastern Afar region, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported on Friday. Abiy was wearing military fatigue and spoke to the television station in Afaan Oromo and Amharic language, according to the broadcast. Reuters could … Read more

France’s Macron tells Britain to ‘take it’ seriously with the Channel’s migrant crisis

France’s Macron tells Britain to ‘take it’ seriously with the Channel’s migrant crisis

Britain wants joint patrols, calls on France to take migrants back Macron says Johnson’s letter is not serious Britain and France are to blame for the deaths of 27 migrants at sea PARIS, November 26 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron told Britain on Friday that it was necessary to “take it seriously” or remain … Read more

France extends COVID-19 booster shots to all adults

A doctor talks to a patient at a coronavirus vaccination center (COVID-19) in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, France, on November 17, 2021. REUTERS / Stephane Mahe Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up PARIS, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – France said Thursday it would make COVID-19 booster shots available to all adults, tighten rules on … Read more

Europe, Asia are tightening borders on the COVID variant, as the WHO calls for caution

Britain bans flights from South Africa region, EU plans similar Variant has a protein that is dramatically different than original Epidemiologist departments raising cubs may be too late Israel on the brink of a state of emergency Parts of Europe that are already struggling are registering daily COVID cases LONDON / GENEVA, 26 November (Reuters) … Read more