U.K. to assess Pfizer vaccine following FDA submission

" U.K. to assess Pfizer vaccine following FDA submission

Britain’s health minister Matt Hancock has formally asked the nation’s regulatory body to assess the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for approval.
Criminal probes mount in the twilight of Trump’s presidency

" Criminal probes mount in the twilight of Trump’s presidency

U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 election has in many instances been described as desperate.
Struggling Turkish lira makes a comeback after interest rates rise

" Struggling Turkish lira makes a comeback after interest rates rise

Turkey’s currency, the lira, has rallied after the country’s central bank substantially increased its key interest rate to 15 per cent.
Pfizer claims vaccine is 95pc effective ahead of FDA submission

" Pfizer claims vaccine is 95pc effective ahead of FDA submission

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is claiming that its potential COVID-19 vaccine is now 95 per cent effective against the coronavirus.
Global debt to hit record $378T by year’s end

" Global debt to hit record $378T by year’s end

With government and corporate spending ballooning to all-time highs thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, global debt is expected to hit a record of
Global food exporters take aim at China’s COVID-19 contamination claims

" Global food exporters take aim at China’s COVID-19 contamination claims

Food exporters around the world are calling for evidence after China recently claimed imported products from New Zealand were tainted with COVID-19.
Amazon shocks retail drug market with online pharmacy launch

" Amazon shocks retail drug market with online pharmacy launch

Consumer behemoth Amazon caused upset among major drug retailers on Tuesday with the launch of a new online platform, Amazon Pharmacy.
Moderna vaccine trial boasts almost 95pc efficacy

" Moderna vaccine trial boasts almost 95pc efficacy

Late-stage testing of Moderna’s prospective COVID-19 vaccine has shown the treatment to be around 94.5 per cent effective in preventing the virus, exceedin…
Officials say U.S. election “most secure in American history”

" Officials say U.S. election “most secure in American history”

Despite President Donald Trump’s persistent claims of voter fraud, a coalition of senior U.S.
Biden taps Ebola epidemic manager for chief of staff amid rising COVID-19 cases

" Biden taps Ebola epidemic manager for chief of staff amid rising COVID-19 cases

Joe Biden has selected long-time advisor Ron Klain as his incoming chief of staff, in the President-elect’s first appointment since securing the U.S.