April 16, 2021
  • April 16, 2021

GSK to Manufacture Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine in UK

by on March 29, 2021 0

GlaxoSmithKline Plc has agreed to help manufacture as many as 60 million U.K. doses of a Covid-19 vaccine from Novavax Inc. as the government looks to shore up supplies amid tensions with the European Union. “GSK is delighted to support Novavax and the UK Vaccines Taskforce with this manufacturing arrangement for the UK and our...

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Death toll from Egypt building collapse climbs to 18

by on March 27, 2021 0

The death toll from the collapse of a nine-story apartment building in Cairo has climbed to 18 people, according to Egyptian state media. The building collapsed in the Egyptian capital early Saturday. State newspaper Al-Ahram said that search and rescue workers recovered the bodies over the course of the day. Excavators could be seen...

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President Biden to seek reelection with Harris in 2024

by on March 26, 2021 0

US President Biden on Thursday called efforts to limit voting rights “sick” and “un-American,” saying that even Republican voters view actions that make it harder for people to cast ballots as “despicable” attempts to undermine democracy. Speaking to reporters in his first formal news conference, Biden said the filibuster — which requires 60 votes...

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WTO frowns at EU export restriction on covid-19 vaccines

by on March 24, 2021 0

The director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that she was disappointed in the European Union’s export authorisation scheme for COVID-19 vaccines, saying that she was talking to the bloc about this measure. The European Commission said on March 11 it had extended the mechanism, set up at the end...

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