Tag: AstraZeneca

Vital Signs: Any talk about raising interest rates is a huge mistake

It seems it doesn’t take much of an economic recovery before people start pressuring policymakers to pull back the very policies that have contributed to the recovery. The Reserve Bank of Australia wisely (if rather too late) cut short-term interest…

/ January 28, 2021

Vaccinating the world: How to make more from less | COVID-19 Special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLoegAhpChs2021 began with a worldwide ambition - to vaccinate as many people as possible against Covid-19.But in many parts of the world it's been a slow start. There aren't enough vaccine dose available yet. And sometimes, logistical problems add to…

/ January 7, 2021

England to enter 3rd national lockdown as cases surge at record pace

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that England will enter a six-week lockdown, as the spread of a highly contagious new coronavirus variant threatens to overwhelm the National Health Service.Why it matters: It's England's third national lockdown, following…

/ January 4, 2021

Biden adviser says he will invoke Defense Production Act to increase vaccine supply

A member of President-elect Joe Biden's COVID-19 advisory team told CNBC on Monday that Biden plans to invoke the Defense Production Act to boost production of coronavirus vaccines.Why it matters: The law allows the president to direct the private sector…

/ December 28, 2020

The challenge of 2021: Vaccinating the world

Vaccinating the world will be perhaps the single greatest global challenge of 2021, and that process is now beginning in earnest.The big picture: If you're reading this in Europe, the U.S. or one of several other wealthy countries, you will…

/ December 26, 2020

Concerned About Possible Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Side Effects Or How Quickly It’s Been Developed? Read This

Before now, a vaccine has never been developed and approved for public use in under four years.The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine has smashed that record. It was announced on Wednesday morning it would be rolled out in the UK next week…

/ December 2, 2020

Oxford And AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Row Explained

Oxford University and AstraZeneca have acknowledged a manufacturing error meant some trial participants received only a partial dose of their experimental Covid-19 vaccine.The announcement has raised questions about why researchers did not mention the error when they claimed the jab…

/ November 27, 2020