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.
As millions of people await their turn to get a Covid-19 vaccine that could be months away, online scammers via emails and messaging apps are luring victims with claims they can deliver shots within days for as little as $150.
Europe launched a mass Covid-19 vaccination drive on Dec. 27 with pensioners and medics lining up to get the first shots to see off a pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 million lives worldwide.
Europe launched a cross-border vaccination program of unprecedented scale on Dec. 27 as part of efforts to end the Covid-19 pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 million lives around the world.
Europe’s new Covid-19 cases doubled in five weeks, propelling the region across the bleak milestone of 10 million total infections, according to a Reuters tally.
The European Union agreed to pay more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to Gilead for a six-month supply of the company’s antiviral drug remdesivir, shortly before the publication of final results for the largest trial of the Covid-19 medication.