Biden-backed Covid vaccine patent waiver will cause problems

Sergeant Jennifer Callender (L) of the Illinois Air National Guard administers a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to…

WHO chief urges world to follow U.S., waive Covid vaccine patent protections

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association…

UK reveals green list of nations England residents can visit quarantine-free

A traveler exits a testing center at Heathrow Airport on January 17, 2021 in London. Hollie…

WHO approves Covid vaccine made by China’s Sinopharm for emergency use

Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport…

Nancy Messonnier, who warned of Covid dangers, to resign from CDC

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Director Nancy Messonnier speaks during a press conference today…

Covid still weighing on jobs but confidence is coming back

Labor Secretary Martin Walsh said Friday that the Covid-19 pandemic is still weighing on jobs but…

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 7

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading…

UK to offer under-40s alternative to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Syringes are filled with Astrazeneca’s vaccine at the pharmacy. Christopher Neundorf | picture alliance | Getty…

Pfizer and BioNtech begin the process of seeking full FDA approval for their Covid vaccine

Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Sun City Anthem Community Center vaccination site in…

Daily cases rise above 400,000 again

A family member of Covid-19 infected patient seen carrying an empty oxygen cylinder outside a shop…

EU ready to talk wave of IP rights after US backs move

Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The…

Russia authorizes use of one-shot Covid vaccine

A woman is administered with Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine at a sports arena on May…

India’s rich are not the only ones fleeing Covid crisis

Tycoons and Bollywood stars may be among the most high profile residents fleeing India’s shores on…

CDC can consider lifting indoor Covid mask mandates now

Dr. Scott Gottlieb said that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can start to consider…

Norwegian Cruise CEO says U.S. ships are unlikely to sail this summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is allowing cruise ships to resume operations this summer,…

Covid vaccine makers’ shares seesaw after U.S. says it will back patent waivers

A healthcare worker fills a syringe with Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. At the Giorgio Companies site in…

Medicare needs to OK rule giving seniors access to FDA-approved medical devices

Mina De La O | Digital Vision | Getty Images Dr. Anand Shah is an oncologist…

‘This virus is not going away’

Moderna CEO, Stephane Bancel attends 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit at the Jazz at Lincoln Center on…

Moderna (MRNA) earnings Q1 2021

A nurse draws a Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, at East Valley Community Health Center in…

Cases, fatalities rise as oxygen shortage persists

A Covid-19 coronavirus patient breathes with the help of oxygen provided by a Gurdwara, a place…

WHO to open a global pandemic ‘intelligence’ hub in Germany

A healthcare worker cares for a Covid-19 patient in the ICU ward at the Robert Bosch…

India’s worsening Covid crisis could spiral into a problem for the world

A woman wearing mask as a precaution against Covid-19 stands in a crowded area near India…

Rogue variants and virus ‘vortexes’ keep Dubai Expo planners on edge

People walk past the official sign marking the Dubai Expo 2020 near the Sustainability Pavilion in…

Moderna says vaccine generates promising immune response against variants

A doctor draws up a syringe with Moderna’s vaccine. Oliver Berg | picture alliance | Getty…

Vaccinated people who had Covid may have more protection against variants

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a…

US backs waiving patent protections for Covid vaccines, citing global health crisis

Katherine C. Tai addresses the Senate Finance committee hearings to examine her nomination to be United…

CDC projects a surge in U.S. Covid cases through May due to B.1.1.7 variant before a ‘sharp decline’

Medical workers wheel a patient into the emergency room at Maimonides Medical Center in the Brooklyn…

UPS and FedEx mobilize their logistics networks

People aged 18 and over waiting to be inoculated against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre at…

Singapore’s Covid situation may start to improve in weeks: Professor

SINGAPORE — Singapore is facing its biggest local outbreak of Covid-19 infections in months — but…

Some still prefer J&J Covid-19 vaccine after U.S. pause, survey shows

Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines are seen at Northwell Health’s South Shore University Hospital…