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United Kingdom asks regulator to study AstraZeneca vaccine

United Kingdom asks regulator to study AstraZeneca vaccine Meanwhile, the British government asked to examine the vaccine . The least effective program involved two full doses. But she said it was important to wait for the full data set. A United spokesperson released a statement saying, "United Cargo established a COVID Readiness Task Team earlier this summer to help ensure we have the right people, products, services, and partnerships in place to sup... [Full Article...]

Centre caps surge pricing charged by cab aggregators

Centre caps surge pricing charged by cab aggregators The government believes that the decision will enable and promote asset utilisation. The base fare varies from state to state and local governments need to fix base fare for other modes of transport aggregated by such apps, for instance, bikes. [Full Article...]

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and 'tremendous visionary,' dies at 46

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and 'tremendous visionary,' dies at 46 Zappos was sold to Amazon for $1.2 billion in 2009, but Hsieh had remained with the company until his retirement. "Tony's kindness and generosity touched the lives of everyone around him, and forever brightened the world", the statement said. [Full Article...]

UK secures 2M more doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

UK secures 2M more doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine The approval would make the United Kingdom the first western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, the Times notes. "If we are to explore this hypothesis of having a better efficacy with a lower dose it would need a full trial". "It is the opposite of what is needed in our view". Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Prime Minister Bor... [Full Article...]

Indian economy contracts 7.5% in 2nd quarter, sequential improvement points to recovery

Indian economy contracts 7.5% in 2nd quarter, sequential improvement points to recovery The pent-up demand following a nationwide lockdown ensured that India's gross domestic product (GDP ) contraction in July-September was less worse than what the economists were expecting. Farming continued to be a relatively bright spot, while manufacturing activity also increased during the July-September period after plunging almost 40 percent during the previous quarter due to the lockdown. [Full Article...]

European Union chief warns against relaxing Covid-19 measures

European Union chief warns against relaxing Covid-19 measures Efforts to avert a no-deal Brexit were in fresh crisis on Thursday as Downing Street admitted it does not know if European Union negotiator Michel Barnier will turn up for face-to-face talks due to resume on Friday. It is also in talks to buy USA firm Novavax's potential Covid-19 vaccine. The European Commission - where Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is leading talks with Britain on behalf... [Full Article...]

China to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine

China to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine Importers of Australian wine will have to pay deposits of 107.1 per cent to 212.1 per cent starting Saturday, China's commerce ministry said on Friday. China is the top market for Australian wine exports and is also Australia's largest trading partner, with two-way trade worth A$235 billion ($170 billion) past year. [Full Article...]

Covid : Bruxelles et Moderna concrétisent une vaste commande de vaccins

Covid : Bruxelles et Moderna concrétisent une vaste commande de vaccins Ce vaccin , appelé AZD1222, utilise un virus prélevé sur un chimpanzé. Le groupe a annoncé son intention de produire près de 3 milliards de doses l'année prochaine. De manière inexpliquée, le groupe de volontaires qui a reçu une dose plus faible du produit semblait mieux protégé que le groupe de ceux ayant eu deux doses complètes. [Full Article...]

L'Inde prioritaire — Vaccin AstraZeneca-Oxford

Votre vaccin est efficace à 70%, soit moins que celui de certains concurrents, pourriez-vous expliquer ces données? Pascal Soriot, directeur général d'AstraZeneca interrogé par l'AFP, a néanmoins averti: "Si vous ajoutez les capacités de Pfizer, de Moderna et les nôtres qui sont beaucoup plus grandes, nous n'avons à nous trois pas assez de vaccins pour le monde". [Full Article...]

I have to make tough choices on public pay — Rishi Sunak

I have to make tough choices on public pay — Rishi Sunak Unemployment is forecast to hit 2.6 million by the middle of 2021, official forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said. "In 2025, the economy will by three times smaller than expected". Sunak's choices will set the tone for the ruling Conservative Party's approach to the fiscal legacy of the coronavirus. To help cope with rising unemployment, the Chancellor set out a almost £... [Full Article...]

Wall St opens flat as labour market recovery slows

Wall St opens flat as labour market recovery slows Treasury prices and yields move in opposite directions. Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, said that given the financial markets' importance to the USA economy, "it's probably a good idea that a former member of the Fed will lead the Treasury Department.rather than a person from the traditional business world". [Full Article...]

ONGC, Aban Offshore: Oil exploration stocks may rally further, charts show

ONGC, Aban Offshore: Oil exploration stocks may rally further, charts show Both contracts were at their highest since early March after having rallied almost 10 per cent in the last four days. On Monday, the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca said that interim trial data from their Phase III trials show their candidate vaccine is effective at preventing COVID-19 and offers a high level of protection. [Full Article...]

Annonce d'AstraZeneca | Un autre type de vaccin

Annonce d'AstraZeneca | Un autre type de vaccin La moyenne combinée des deux régimes de vaccination s'établit autour de 70%. Parmi les 20.000 personnes qui ont été intégrées dans les essais cliniques réalisés au Royaume-Uni et au Brésil, 131 ont contracté la maladie (101 parmi le groupe ayant reçu le placebo et 30 parmi ceux ayant eu le vaccin ). [Full Article...]

Qantas exigera un vaccin contre le Covid-19 sur ses vols internationaux

Qantas exigera un vaccin contre le Covid-19 sur ses vols internationaux Les frontières de l'Australie sont fermées depuis le mois de mars, ce qui signifie que les étrangers n'ont pas le droit de venir sur l'île-continent, mais aussi que les Australiens n'ont pas le droit d'en partir. Frappée de plein fouet, comme toutes les autres compagnies aériennes du monde, par le ralentissement brutal du trafic aérien dû à l'épidémie, Qantas a supprimé 8.500 emplois et cloué... [Full Article...]

How will Canada's COVID-19 vaccine program work?

How will Canada's COVID-19 vaccine program work? Enough doses of a shot to vaccinate 20 million people will likely be available by the end of the year. "Countries like the United States , Germany and the UK do have domestic pharmaceutical facilities, which is why they are obviously going to prioritize helping their citizens first", he said . [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania certifies Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as poll winners

Pennsylvania certifies Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as poll winners While a number of media outlets have declared Biden as president-elect, The Epoch Times won't declare a victor of the 2020 presidential election until all results are certified and any legal challenges are resolved. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris may also swiftly begin receiving classified intelligence briefings. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., extended his congratulations to the ... [Full Article...]

Canada trade deal to benefit spirits

Canada trade deal to benefit spirits Britain ships goods that include electric cars and sparkling wine to Canada, and imports products such as salmon and maple syrup from the Commonwealth country that also recognizes Queen Elizabeth II as head of state. Thierry Breton, the French representative on the European Commission, the EU executive, said last week: "We shouldn't have in the Brexit deal revision clauses in one or two years, w... [Full Article...]

Longest drift with an EV at 42.171 km

Longest drift with an EV at 42.171 km As a result, Retera managed to keep circulating for 55 minutes and 210 laps, until the Taycan's battery was completely depleted. "Sufficient power is always available. An independent expert, Denise Ritzmann, was also on-site to confirm the standard and roadworthy condition of the Taycan on behalf of testing organisation DEKRA. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk soars past Bill Gates to become second richest person

Elon Musk soars past Bill Gates to become second richest person Bezos is still far ahead with a net worth of $182 billion. However, to unlock the maximum payout of $55.8 billion, Musk must build Tesla into a $650 billion company by the year 2028. That Musk had surpassed Gates came as news to Twitterati who expressed their astonishment with hilarious memes. That followed Standard & Poor's announcement last week that the electric carmaker will join the S&P 5... [Full Article...]

Janet Yellen set to become America's first female Treasury Secretary

Janet Yellen set to become America's first female Treasury Secretary I'm not sure why they see her as such a progressive. Yellen was the first woman to chair the Fed when she succeeded Ben Bernanke in 2014 , after having served as vice chair since 2010. After taking office in 2017, Trump ousted Yellen from the Fed, making her one of the few chairs not to stay in office for a second term. The daughter of a Jewish doctor, Yellen, graduated from Yale University and... [Full Article...]


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