Moderna set to file for US, EU clearance for its coronavirus vaccine

Moderna reaffirms that its vaccine is 94.1% effective in primary analysis Vaccine was 94.1% effective in analysis of Phase 3 study, after 196 virus cases Vaccine was 100% effective against severe virus cases in trial No new serious safety concerns identified since 16 November trial To apply for US emergency-use authorisation today To apply for […]

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Black franchisees at McDonald’s file new discrimination lawsuit

© Reuters. The McDonald’s logo is seen outside the fast-food chain McDonald’s in New York By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (N:) was hit on Thursday with a potentially multi-billion dollar lawsuit by Black franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for steering them to underperforming stores. The proposed class action […]

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U.S. says taxpayers must file returns by July 15 or request extension

© Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. taxpayers must file their 2019 tax returns by July 15 or file for an automatic extension to Oct. 15, the Treasury Department said on Monday. Treasury opted against a second postponement of the deadline officials had said they were considering because of the coronavirus pandemic. Federal income taxes are […]

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Exclusive: Neiman Marcus to file for bankruptcy as soon as this week – sources

© Reuters. Shoppers enter and exit the Neiman Marcus at the King of Prussia Mall, United States’ largest retail shopping space, in King of Prussia By Mike Spector and Jessica DiNapoli (Reuters) – Neiman Marcus Group is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, becoming the first major U.S. department store operator […]

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