A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Belgium researchers comparing the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines found that the Moderna jabs generated twice the antibodies as the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
A lawyer for the European Union accused AstraZeneca on May 26 of failing to respect the company’s contract with the 27-nation bloc for the supply of Covid-19 vaccines and asked a Belgian court to impose a large fine on the Anglo-Swedish drug firm.
Britain on March 22 demanded the European Union allow the delivery of Covid-19 vaccines the country has ordered as tensions over a possible export ban on EU-manufactured shots mounted and Brussels pointed an accusing finger at drugmaker AstraZeneca.
A study published in JAMA suggests that treatment with vitamin C, in addition to thiamine and hydrocortisone, does not improve treatment outcomes in hospitalized patients with sepsis.
Pfizer slashed in half the volume of Covid-19 vaccines the company will deliver to some EU countries this week, government officials said, as frustration over the U.S. drugmaker’s unexpected cut in supplies grows.
Countries across the globe shut their borders to Britain on Dec. 21 due to fears about a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, causing travel chaos and raising the prospect of food shortages days before Britain is set to leave the European Union.
With both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration awaiting potential Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), airlines are preparing their cargo operations to ship the vaccines.
(Reuters) – Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections reported in the past two weeks.
UCB is investing more than £1 billion ($1.29 billion) over five years to expand the company’s research and development capabilities in the U.K., which will include a transition to a newly acquired 47-acre R&D campus from Eli Lilly located in Windlesham, Surrey.
Two European patients were confirmed to have been re-infected with the coronavirus, raising concerns about people’s immunity to the virus as the world struggles to tame the pandemic.