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EU (446 million inhabitants) seals deal for up to 1.8 billion Pfizer jabs.
The European Commission has approved a new Covid vaccine contract with Pfizer and BioNTech - in addition to all the contract signed already with other vaccine producers- paving the way for as many as 1.8 billion doses for 2021-23, 4 time...
Pfizer’s obscene $900m profit from its Covid vaccine in just three months proves capitalism and public health are bad bedfellows
The US pharmaceutical giant cashing in on a pandemic that has killed 3.2m people while failing to help the world’s poor is morally indefensible, and illustrates the corrupt nature of monopoly medicine.
EU Reportedly Considering 'New Legal Tool' as Response to Biden's 'Buy American' Order
In late January, POTUS inked the so-called "Buy American" order, an executive action that Joe Biden said would help "rebuild the backbone of America: manufacturing, unions, and the middle class".
European leaders urge U.S., Britain to match EU generosity on vaccines
Half of the vaccines produced in Europe are sent to other nations, compared to only a fraction of U.S. made vaccines, European leaders said Friday.
US, Russia, China Poke Each Other At UN Security Council
Russia, China, the United States, France and Britain are the permanent, veto-wielding powers of the 15-member council.
UK’s Johnson says ‘more hot air’ at COP26 climate summit won't keep planet cool, vows to ‘bend ears’ of fellow leaders to do more
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned his fellow state leaders that talk alone is insufficient to tackle global warming and must be backed with action, ahead of the UN COP26 climate summit in Britain later this year.
Prince Harry, Meghan Ask For Covid Vaccine Donations For Son Archie's Birthday
"We have been deeply touched over the past two years to feel the warmth and support for our family in honor of Archie's birthday," said the couple, who now live in California after renouncing their royal duties.
Castro era in Cuba to end as Raul confirms he’s retiring
Castro, 89, said the new leadership would be party loyalists with decades of experience working their way up the ranks.
"Monumental Moment": WHO Chief Hails US Support For Vaccine Patent Waiver
The WHO chief wrote on Twitter that the move was a step towards vaccine equity, "prioritizing the well-being of all people everywhere at a critical time".
Free Beer And Doughnuts To Promote Vaccines In US
President Joe Biden wants 70 percent of adults to have received at least one shot by Independence Day on July 4 and overcoming vaccine hesitancy is key to reaching the goal.
What Workism Is Doing to Parents
Public policy should assist families-but not by helping adults spend more time on the job.
G7: PM and Blinken discuss 'close alignment' of UK-US foreign policy
Boris Johnson and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the "close alignment" between foreign policy in London and Washington during their meeting earlier, No 10 has said.
Some couples may face a ‘marriage penalty’ under Biden's tax plan
President Joe Biden wants higher taxes on the top 1% to help fund the American Families Plan. The tax may penalize couples with joint income over $500,000.
Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez lead 'Vax Live' concert in Los Angeles
The star-studded event has raised more than $53 million in donations, surpassing the fundraising goal, organisers said
Snowden says Assange prosecution shows Biden’s lip service to ‘brave journalists’ on World Press Freedom Day rings hollow
As US President Joe Biden marked World Press Freedom Day with praise of heroic independent media, his government still seeks to jail Julian Assange of WikiLeaks for the act of journalism, said NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Plans To Seek Second Term: Report
The 56-year-old former Ethiopian health minister and minister of foreign affairs has not said publicly whether or not he plans to seek another term.
The global chip shortage is going from bad to worse. Here's why you should care
In the market for a new car, smartphone or washing machine this year? A global shortage of computer chips could mean you have to wait a while and pay more.
Biden at 100 days: Hottest stock market since JFK
The Biden bust that the Trump campaign warned of has morphed into a Biden boom.
New Ransomware Group Exposes Vulnerability of DC Police’s Tech Infrastructure
The expanding digital age has opened up a new lane of expenses, as some institutions are learning the hard way that having a dedicated cyber security staff and knowledge is a necessity. Hospitals and city and county governments have beco...
This April Dubai gets creative, London theatres prepare to open and Gates tackles emissions
Dubai gets a helping hand from the creative economy strategy, theatres in London see light at the end of the tunnel as they prepare to re-open and Bill Gates urges more to be done about carbon emissions - That's April's business outlook.
Beckham and Dench help to launch Captain Tom fundraising drive
The family of Britain's Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who lifted a nation's spirits during the pandemic, joined forces with David Beckham and Judi Dench to kick off a long weekend of fundraising events on Friday.
Amazon profit soars more than 200% in the first quarter
Amazon's profits more than tripled in the first quarter of 2021, as the pandemic continued to boost its online retail, cloud and advertising businesses.
Julian Assange's Jailing "Undermines" UK On Press Freedom: Wikileaks
In January, a London judge refused to grant a US request for Assange's extradition, but also refused him bail until a US appeal against that verdict is heard.
Biden Bank Reporting Plan Seeks to Expose Tax Evaders for Audits
The IRS would get access to more data to improve how it selects potential tax evaders for audit under President Joe Biden’s plan to impose a new reporting requirement on financial institutions, such as banks.
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