Macron says EU and Africa seek vaccines deal at February summit

Macron says EU and Africa seek vaccines deal at February summit

The EU is working with African countries on an agreement to improve access to coronavirus vaccines, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday. Addressing the … Read more

First global studies suggest Omicron escapes vaccine immunity, but boosters show promise

First global studies suggest Omicron escapes vaccine immunity, but boosters show promise

Initial data from laboratory studies suggest that the Omicron coronavirus variant can evade vaccine protection, although booster shots can help if enough doses can be … Read more

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Omicron outbreak turns up heat on European Union over vaccine access

Omicron outbreak turns up heat on European Union over vaccine access

Press Play to listen to this article An outbreak of the new Omicron coronavirus variant in southern Africa is giving a boost to EU critics … Read more

U.K. mandates masks, PCR tests for arrivals to stem Omicron seeding

U.K. mandates masks, PCR tests for arrivals to stem Omicron seeding

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further measures to curb the spread of the new variant of Omicron coronavirus, including PCR testing for passengers … Read more

EU regulator says yes to BioNTech/Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for younger kids

EU regulator says yes to BioNTech/Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for younger kids

EU countries can soon start vaccinating children as young as five against COVID-19, according to the European Medicines Agency called the BioNTech / Pfizer COVID-19 … Read more

Pfizer pill significantly cuts risk of COVID-19 death, company says

Pfizer pill significantly cuts risk of COVID-19 death, company says

Antiviral drugs are coming. A day after the UK approved MSD / Ridgeback’s molnupiravir for the treatment of at-risk people infected with COVID-19, Pfizer on … Read more

European Union fears losing clout as vaccine donations lag

European Union fears losing clout as vaccine donations lag

Press Play to listen to this article Senior officials warn that the EU will fall far short of its promised coronavirus vaccine donations to poorer … Read more