Pfizer to ship 13 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per week to U.S. by mid-March, says executive

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a ‘Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine’ sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration By Carl O’Donnell (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (NYSE:) expects to deliver more than 13 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine per week to the United […]

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Sanofi’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate not ready this year, CEO says

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A researcher works in an industrial development laboratory at the vaccine unit of French drugmaker Sanofi’s Pasteur plant in Marcy-l’Etoile, near Lyon, France 2/2 PARIS (Reuters) – A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Sanofi (NASDAQ:) and U.S. group Translate Bio (NASDAQ:) “will not be ready this year,” the French drugmaker’s […]

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ICYMI: Australia’s Perth goes into five-day lockdown after hotel quarantine security guard tests positive for COVID-19

That puts an end to Western Australia’s 10-month coronavirus-free streak This comes as the security guard working at the hotel – which serves as a quarantine facility for inbound travelers – tested positive for COVID-19 with fears it could be a UK or South African variant. Western Australia premier, Mark McGowan, said that: “Beginning at […]

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CDC orders sweeping U.S. transportation mask mandate as COVID-19 rages

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Travelers head home for Thanksgiving 2/2 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a sweeping order late Friday requiring the use of face masks on nearly all forms of public transportation Monday as the country continues to report thousands of daily […]

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Oil rises as U.S. oil stockpiles drop, new Chinese COVID-19 cases decline

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed oil pump jack is placed on dollar banknotes in this illustration picture By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed stockpiles fell unexpectedly last week and China, the world’s second-biggest oil user, reported its lowest daily rise in COVID-19 cases, bolstering […]

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Oil prices fall as China’s surging COVID-19 cases trigger clampdowns

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The moon rises behind oil storage tanks in Omsk By Sonali Paul and Koustav Samanta MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped on Friday, retreating further from 11-month highs hit last week, weighed down by worries that new pandemic restrictions in China will curb fuel demand in the world’s biggest oil importer. […]

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Gold Up Over Weaker Dollar, Yellen Push for More COVID-19 Relief Spending

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Gold was up on Wednesday morning in Asia, thanks to a weaker and comments from Secretary of the Treasury nominee Janet Yellen calling for more COVID-19 relief spending helping to lift the yellow metal’s appeal as an inflation hedge. were up 0.51% at $ 1,849.60 by 11:27 PM […]

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Resurgence in COVID-19 cases slows oil demand rebound -IEA

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view shows the Khor Al Zubair Port By Noah Browning LONDON (Reuters) – Oil demand recovery will take a hit from a spike in new coronavirus cases before vaccine roll-outs and stimulus measures help in the second half of the year, International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. “Border closures, […]

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J&J may not meet U.S. COVID-19 vaccine supply target by spring: NYT

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vials and medical syringe are seen in front of J&J logo in this illustration (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) is facing unexpected delays in the manufacturing of its coronavirus vaccine and may not be able to supply as many doses it promised the U.S. government by spring, the New York […]

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