Fast-spreading variants boost coronavirus surge across Europe

Fast-spreading variants boost coronavirus surge across Europe By Colleen Barry The Associated Press Posted March 6, 2021 5:39 pm 0:47 Coronavirus: WHO says new virus strain transmits easier, no evidence it’s deadlier WATCH ABOVE: World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the new variant of the novel coronavirus being experienced in the U.K. and South Africa transmits easier…

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Germany approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people over 65

Germany approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people over 65 By Thomas Escritt Editing by Riham Alkousaa Reuters Posted March 4, 2021 7:34 am 7:02 Should AstraZeneca be given to seniors? Doctor answers top COVID-19 questions Infectious diseases expert, Dr. Isaac Bogoch, answers your latest COVID-19 vaccine questions including whether or not AstraZeneca should be given to seniors and how long…

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EU to propose ‘digital green pass’ as proof a person has been vaccinated

EU to propose ‘digital green pass’ as proof a person has been vaccinated By Sabine Siebold and Philip Blenkinsop Reuters Posted March 1, 2021 9:36 am 5:41 Coronavirus outbreak: Could immunity passports become the new normal? WATCH: Could immunity passports become the new normal? – May 4, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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AstraZeneca backtracks, says it will meet EU supply for Q2 after reporting shortfall

AstraZeneca backtracks, says it will meet EU supply for Q2 after reporting shortfall By Maria Pia Quaglia and Francesco Guarascio Reuters Posted February 25, 2021 7:59 am 0:55 WHO gives emergency use authorization to 2 versions of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine WATCH: WHO gives emergency use authorization to 2 versions of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – Feb 15, 2021 comments Leave a…

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AstraZeneca to deliver less than half of vaccines promised to EU in Q2

AstraZeneca to deliver less than half of vaccines promised to EU in Q2 By Francesco Guarascio Reuters Posted February 24, 2021 7:35 am 2:28 Concerns growing over impact of EU vaccine export controls WATCH: Concerns growing over impact of EU vaccine export controls – Feb 1, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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Facebook blocks users in Australia from sharing news. Could Canada be next?

Facebook blocks users in Australia from sharing news. Could Canada be next? By Twinkle Ghosh and Joe McDonald Global News and The Associated Press Posted February 18, 2021 2:24 pm     Updated February 18, 2021 3:05 pm 3:52 Lack of compensation from internet giants ‘immoral’ and ‘unacceptable’: Heritage Minister WATCH ABOVE: Minster of Canadian Heritage talks about plans to…

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Pfizer finalizes agreement to supply 200 million more shots to EU

Pfizer finalizes agreement to supply 200 million more shots to EU By Staff The Associated Press Posted February 17, 2021 7:37 am     Updated February 17, 2021 8:04 am 2:20 Coronavirus: WHO says vaccine makers working non-stop to plug supply gap WATCH: WHO says vaccine makers working non-stop to plug supply gap – Jan 28, 2021 comments Leave a…

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U.K. coronavirus vaccine gambles paid off, while EU caution left the bloc falling behind

U.K. coronavirus vaccine gambles paid off, while EU caution left the bloc falling behind By Raf Casert And Masha MacPherson The Associated Press Posted February 7, 2021 9:35 am 3:49 UK is first western country to approve COVID-19 vaccine WATCH: UK is first western country to approve COVID-19 vaccine – Dec 2, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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What an EU crackdown on COVID-19 vaccine exports could mean for Canada

What an EU crackdown on COVID-19 vaccine exports could mean for Canada By Emerald Bensadoun & Rachael D'Amore Global News Posted February 1, 2021 4:10 pm     Updated February 1, 2021 9:22 pm 2:28 Concerns growing over impact of EU vaccine export controls WATCH: Concerns growing over impact of EU vaccine export controls comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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EU publishes coronavirus vaccine contract with AstraZeneca amid dispute

EU publishes coronavirus vaccine contract with AstraZeneca amid dispute By Philip Blenkinsop, John Chalmers and Francesco Guarascio Reuters Posted January 29, 2021 9:23 am 2:25 EU mulls export controls that could threaten Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply WATCH: EU mulls export controls that could threaten Canada's COVID-19 vaccine supply comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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EU’s dispute with AstraZeneca over COVID-19 vaccine commitments intensifies

EU’s dispute with AstraZeneca over COVID-19 vaccine commitments intensifies By Raf Casert And Danica Kirka The Associated Press Posted January 27, 2021 7:49 am     Updated January 27, 2021 1:34 pm 1:52 Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says U.K. confident in vaccine contracts, supply when asked about Astrozeneca-EU dispute WATCH: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson side-stepped commenting on the dispute between…

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EU considers more measures to stop coronavirus variant spread

EU considers more measures to stop coronavirus variant spread By Samuel Petrequin And Raf Casert The Associated Press Posted January 21, 2021 6:12 pm     Updated January 21, 2021 6:49 pm 2:45 Coronavirus: Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure,’ says WHO chief WATCH: Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of 'catastrophic moral failure,’ says WHO…

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Vaccine rollout blues: Germany’s Merkel complained about comparisons to Canada, Trudeau says

Vaccine rollout blues: Germany’s Merkel complained about comparisons to Canada, Trudeau says By Katie Dangerfield Global News Posted January 19, 2021 1:59 pm 1:49 Coronavirus: Trudeau says Pfizer delay won’t impact September COVID-19 vaccination goal WATCH: Trudeau says Pfizer delay won’t impact September COVID-19 vaccination goal. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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2020 ties with 2016 as hottest year on record

2020 ties with 2016 as hottest year on record By Kate Abnett and Matthew Green Reuters Posted January 8, 2021 8:08 am 2:37 How record-breaking heat is affecting the world WATCH: (Aug. 2019) How record-breaking heat is affecting the world – Aug 5, 2019 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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EU chiefs officially sign post-Brexit trade deal on eve of deadline

EU chiefs officially sign post-Brexit trade deal on eve of deadline By Jill Lawless And Samuel Petrequin The Associated Press Posted December 30, 2020 7:53 am     Updated December 30, 2020 2:44 pm 2:41 UK PM Boris Johnson signs post-Brexit trade deal with EU WATCH: UK PM Boris Johnson signs post-Brexit trade deal with EU comments Leave a comment…

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Britain becomes 1st country to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

Britain becomes 1st country to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine By Alistair Smout Reuters Posted December 30, 2020 2:14 am     Updated December 30, 2020 7:19 am 2:14 Different countries take different approaches to rolling out COVID-19 vaccine Different countries take different approaches to rolling out COVID-19 vaccine comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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‘Believe in science’: European countries start coronavirus vaccine rollout as cases surge

‘Believe in science’: European countries start coronavirus vaccine rollout as cases surge By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press Posted December 27, 2020 2:15 pm     Updated December 27, 2020 2:18 pm 2:14 Coronavirus: Germany, Hungary and Slovakia give first vaccines, skip ahead in EU rollout Coronavirus: Germany, Hungary and Slovakia give first vaccines, skip ahead in EU rollout comments…

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Germany, Hungary skip ahead of EU vaccine rollout, give first shots

Germany, Hungary skip ahead of EU vaccine rollout, give first shots By VANESSA GERA and DAVID McHUGH The Associated Press Posted December 26, 2020 5:59 pm     Updated December 26, 2020 10:48 pm 2:14 Coronavirus: Germany, Hungary and Slovakia give first vaccines, skip ahead in EU rollout WATCH: Germany, Hungary and Slovakia give first vaccines, skip ahead in EU…

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Brexit trade deal finally reached between U.K. and EU

Brexit trade deal finally reached between U.K. and EU By Guy Faulconbridge, Elizabeth Piper and John Chalmers Reuters Posted December 23, 2020 10:23 pm     Updated December 24, 2020 9:04 pm 2:52 U.K. and EU finally clinch post-Brexit trade deal WATCH: The United Kingdom and the European Union have finally made a post-Brexit trade deal. As Crystal Goomansingh explains,…

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U.K. to hold emergency meeting over new coronavirus mutations, travel restrictions

U.K. to hold emergency meeting over new coronavirus mutations, travel restrictions By Pan Pylas The Associated Press Posted December 21, 2020 8:04 am     Updated December 21, 2020 8:06 am 0:34 Coronavirus: Biden pick for surgeon general says ‘no reason to believe’ vaccines won’t be effective on new strain WATCH: Biden pick for surgeon general says 'no reason to…

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No-deal Brexit ‘very likely’ Johnson says as talks bogged down

No-deal Brexit ‘very likely’ Johnson says as talks bogged down By SAMUEL PETREQUIN and PAN PYLAS The Associated Press Posted December 17, 2020 6:05 pm An anti-Brexit demonstrator holds an EU flag in Parliament Square, in London, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus By Sylvie Corbet The Associated Press Posted December 17, 2020 7:07 am     Updated December 17, 2020 11:33 am 0:28 Coronavirus: French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for COVID-19 WATCH: Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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