Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Coronavirus test chief Harding denies system is failing as pressure mounts Coronavirus test chief Harding denies system is failing as pressure mounts

In recent weeks there has been an increase in coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom, and a number of areas have been placed under additional lockdown measures to control the prevalence of the virus. "So I do understand how frustrating it feels th...

AstraZeneca shares gain as coronavirus vaccine trials resume AstraZeneca shares gain as coronavirus vaccine trials resume

Enrollment in the company's global trials of the vaccine, which it is developing with researchers at Oxford University, was put on pause on September 6. According to a World Health Organization site that tracks vaccine progress, there are now 169 Cov...

Russia's Covid Vaccine Candidate Sputnik V to Have Clinical Trials in India Russia's Covid Vaccine Candidate Sputnik V to Have Clinical Trials in India

Created by Moscow's Gamaleya Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, the development process has been criticized by some Western countries for its supposedly unsafe rapid development and improper testing. Initial results are expected in Oc...

Coronavirus vaccine to be available by ‘start of next year’: Harsh Vardhan Coronavirus vaccine to be available by ‘start of next year’: Harsh Vardhan

His remarks come at a time when India is reporting over 50 lakh cases and people are expecting a viable vaccine with bated breath. The health minister added: "Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an expert group has been set up to ...

The Commission signs Second Contract to ensure Access to a potential Vaccine The Commission signs Second Contract to ensure Access to a potential Vaccine

Sanofi and GSK will also endeavour to provide a significant portion of their vaccine supply through a collaboration with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access ( COVAX ) facility - the vaccine pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator for lower...

Investment rules for Australian renewable energy agencies set to be broadened: PM Investment rules for Australian renewable energy agencies set to be broadened: PM

Mr Morrison said that renewable projects like solar and wind are clearly viable, and no longer need government subsidies to progress. "Even though what we know is that the cleanest and cheapest form of new energy in Australia is renewables".

Ford unveils electric F-150 factory plan, says business is 'roaring back' Ford unveils electric F-150 factory plan, says business is 'roaring back'

Courtesy Ford Motor Company. A lot is riding on the electric F-150. Who would've thought? Unfortunately, Ford doesn't specify how heavy. The all-electric F-150 coming to the market in mid-2022 features dual electric motors to deliver more horsepo...

Yasukuni Shrine: Japan's ex-PM Abe visits controversial memorial Yasukuni Shrine: Japan's ex-PM Abe visits controversial memorial

Mr Abe posted a picture of himself at the Yasukuni Shrine, telling his followers he had gone there to inform the spirits of his resignation. While shunning visits, Abe regularly sent ritual offerings to the shrine for its spring and autumn festival...

Preparing for Potential Covid-19 Vaccine Launch, Says Moderna CEO Preparing for Potential Covid-19 Vaccine Launch, Says Moderna CEO

Two of nine candidate vaccines in the COVAX portfolio are now in Phase 3 trials: Moderna and AstraZeneca-Oxford University. The hacking, which took place over a decade, had more recently involved looking for vulnerabilities in the systems of firms ...

OPEC+ compliance in August seen at 101% OPEC+ compliance in August seen at 101%

The comments by Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Opec's most influential minister, came after a virtual meeting of a key panel of Opec and allies, led by Russian Federation, known as Opec+. The panel of major producers, including Saudi Arabia and Russi...

More than half of Pa More than half of Pa

MA employers added 51,600 jobs in August as the statewide unemployment rate dropped almost 5 percentage points, bucking a two-month trend of the Bay State bearing the highest jobless rate in the country. Gains occurred in education and health service...

Nearly 900K in US file new jobless claims; unemployment ticks down Nearly 900K in US file new jobless claims; unemployment ticks down

Jobless claims in regular state programs decreased by 33 000 to 860 000 in the week ended September 12, which coincides with the reference period for the government's monthly jobs report, according to Labor Department figures released on Thursday.

Disha Salian Last Called Her Friend, Didn't Dial 100: Mumbai Police

Disha made the last phone call to her friend Ankita, clarified police. Now, according to Republic TV, Rohan Rai, who was Disha's fiance, was in Nagpur till Thursday. Disha was SSR's ex-manager, and she passed away on the 8th June 2020. More and mo...

Opendoor to go public in Social Capital merger in $4.8 bln deal Opendoor to go public in Social Capital merger in $4.8 bln deal

A blank-check company, also known as a special objective acquisition company (SPAC), uses capital raised through an initial public offering to buy a private company, usually within two years. If not acquiring a public through a SPAC, he's also used p...

Australia's COVID-19 hotspot on track for easing lockdown Australia's COVID-19 hotspot on track for easing lockdown

It will be complemented by beefed-up roadblocks, creating lengthy traffic delays as vehicles pass through. With daily infections falling to double digits over the last several days from highs of 700 in early August, Victoria state authorities have ...

Wall St falls as tech sells off again, jobless claims still high Wall St falls as tech sells off again, jobless claims still high

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.6% to 24,489.40, while the Shanghai Composite edged up 1.9% to 3,332.96. The heavily weighted S&P 500 technology index was down 0.8% on the day, hitting the benchmark index the hardest. Global markets have recovered m...

President Trump: ‘Not Prepared to Sign Off’ on TikTok Deal Yet President Trump: ‘Not Prepared to Sign Off’ on TikTok Deal Yet

The Journal reported Tuesday that ByteDance , TikTok's Chinese-based parent company, had sought to keep its controlling share of the social media app in a deal it pitched to U.S. While exact details of the deal have not been confirmed publicly, a ...

Oxfam: Rich Nations Have Cornered Half of Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Oxfam: Rich Nations Have Cornered Half of Covid-19 Vaccine Supply

When will we get enough vaccines? . That simply underscores the need for a people's vaccine, says Chema Vera, interim executive director of Oxfam International. There are hopes Governments, pharmaceutical companies and vaccine producers produce a ...

Qantas 'Flight To Nowhere' Completely Sells Out In Just 10 Minutes Qantas 'Flight To Nowhere' Completely Sells Out In Just 10 Minutes

Qantas will operate a one-off scenic flight for plane buffs that travels vast expanses of the country without ever breaking COVID-19 border restrictions. While a TigerAir Taiwan flight from Taipei that's due to circle over South Korea's Jeju Islan...

European stock markets fall at open on Fed warning European stock markets fall at open on Fed warning

Fed officials "saying things about the future is not very relevant for a market whose attention span is 24 hours long", Mr. Athey said. The central bank also signaled that interest rates would stay near zero until 2023. An upbeat Powell said the econ...

Australia Jobless Rate Plummets To 6.8% In August Australia Jobless Rate Plummets To 6.8% In August

That blew away expectations for 7.7 percent and was down from 7.5 percent in July. The employment to population ratio, which measures what proportion of Australia's working age population is employed (including people who have stopped looking for w...

Tech Company Snowflake Is Biggest Software IPO Ever: The Rundown Tech Company Snowflake Is Biggest Software IPO Ever: The Rundown

This was above the target IPO price of $100 to $110 per share, which made many believe that the IPO would be historic for a U.S. tech company. "The idea that we could have sold all 28 million shares at the highest price we've seen today is complete...

Feds outline sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccine Feds outline sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccine

Sputnik V vaccine consist of two shots that have been designed by manufacturers to bear the surface protein or spike gene for SARS-CoV-2 inducing COVID-19, with various types of adenoviruses, both of which are triggering a common cold. Russian Feder...

OPEC+ compliance in August seen at 101 pct OPEC+ compliance in August seen at 101 pct

OPEC+ agreed to maintain its current target to reduce the group's overall production by 7.7 million barrels per day. The comments by Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, OPEC's most influential minister, came after a virtual meeting of a key panel of OPEC ...

Bank of England makes no changes to stimulus push Bank of England makes no changes to stimulus push

The Bank of England said its policymakers had been briefed on how they could cut interest rates below zero as Britain's economy faces the combination of rising COVID-19 cases, an expected jump in unemployment and a possible new Brexit shock.

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