Moderna CEO warns COVID-19 shots less effective against Omicron
16:34 30/11/2021

Drugmaker Moderna (MRNA.O) set off fresh alarm bells in financial markets on Tuesday as the firm's chief warned that COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant as they have been against the Delta version.

Thousands protest in New Zealand against COVID-19 rules
21:29 09/11/2021

 New Zealand beefed up security measures at its parliament on Tuesday as thousands of people gathered to protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates and government lockdowns aimed at controlling the pandemic.

G20 leaders face tough climate talks on second day of summit
20:42 31/10/2021

Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies sit down for a second day of talks on Sunday faced with the difficult task of bridging their differences on how to combat global warming ahead of a crucial United Nations summit on climate change.

U.S. FDA authorizes first COVID-19 shot for young kids
22:30 30/10/2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and BioNTech SE coronavirus vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years, making it the first COVID-19 shot for young children in the United States.

Austria's Kurz steps down over corruption probe to save coalition
15:23 10/10/2021

Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigned on Saturday to pull his coalition government back from the brink of collapse after the junior party demanded his head because he has been placed under investigation on suspicion of corruption.