Shares of CureVac tumbled 9.6% in premarket trading on Tuesday after the German biopharmaceutical company said it will scrap development of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate and instead focus on developing second-generation mRNA shots against COVID-19 with GlaxoSmithKline . The existing purchase agreement with the European Commission is no longer in place. They are aiming to bring a new COVID-19 vaccine to market in 2022. "The decision is also aligned with the evolving dynamics of the pandemic...
The COVID surge is ebbing though deaths remain high. Meanwhile, the FDA has set a date to review data on vaccines for kids under 12 and the NIH has launched long-hauler study.
The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread.
Although hospitalizations nationwide have been trending downward since September, more than 40,000 people remain hospitalized with COVID-19.
Telstra chairman John Mullen told investors at the company's annual general meeting, held via videolink on Tuesday, that Telstra had reached a turning point.
In the news today: The FDA is widely expected to approve COVID-19 vaccination for children in coming weeks; in preparation for that moves, California is becoming the first state to require COVID-19 vaccination for all public school children who become eligible. Facebook, in the meantime, continues to allow deadly pandemic hoaxes to circulate on their platform. The tidal wave of pandemic evictions that has long been expected has yet to show up, but that doesn't mean all is well for those...
NSW has recorded 332 new local COVID-19 cases and two more deaths.
Two of Australia's biggest companies have announced they will require their 75,000 staff to get a mandatory Covid-19 vaccine.
Qantas boss Alan Joyce has revealed Australians travelling overseas will be required to undergo four Covid-19 test and carry proof of vaccination status.
NSW has recorded 608 new Covid cases and seven deaths on Tuesday while numbers continue to plummet ahead of the state's reopening next week
WASHINGTON (AP) — US to reopen land borders for nonessential travel in November after 19-month freeze, will require COVID-19 vaccination.
Covid cases have dropped again in NSW with just 587 recorded on the day the state reached 70 per cent vaccination, and Premier Dominic Perrottet used the chance to lower restrictions after lockdown.