Nearly 30 generic drugmakers in Asia, Africa and the Middle East will make cheap versions of Merck Co's MRK.N COVID 19 pill, under a landmark U.N. backed deal to give poorer nations access to a drug that is seen as a weapon in fighting the
Nearly 30 generic drugmakers in
... involved only mild or moderate symptoms, confirming that they are effective in preventing serious illness and death.
The findings were published in the medical journal
, which included a group of seven Germans visiting
who had the first documented breakthrough cases of COVID between late November and early December after receiving three doses of the vaccine, including at least two of the mRNA shots developed by
PFE and German partner
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Beijing is changing its strategic priorities because of the fact that China's fortunes in Africa are changing with Beijing preoccupied with the slowing economy due to the impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic, trade war with the US and others factors, according to Sergio Restelli, trade War with the U
Beijing is changing its strategic priorities ...
... current pandemic phase of the coronaviruses epidemic," said top public health experts at a panel at
Over half of the world's population has received a COVID-19 vaccine, but only 7% of the population has been fully vaccinated in
, according to
World Health Organization
's WHO Emergencies Director Mike Ryan, who said there was a vaccine gap at the
World Economic Forum
The problem is that we are leaving huge swathes of the world behind....
... said money will never be a problem.
, founded in 2003 by Agarwal, has grown its annual revenues from $1 million to over $15 billion in the past decade.
As well as its operations in
, the group has mining interests in
and a precious metal refinery and copper rod plant in the
United Arab Emirates
' Fujairah Free Zone.
It is exploring opportunities for new zinc, gold and magnesium mines in
. Agarwal said $2 billion worth of investment will be needed ...
... risks of busting U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported in November. In order to avoid the sanctions,
crude has been exported to
marked as oil from
United Arab Emirates
, squeezing out supplies from
, traders said.
According to shipping data and traders' estimates, imports from
have accounted for about 6% of
's crude oil imports.
was expected to release some stocks from its strategic stockpile around the Lunar New Year, ...
... October, before slipping in recent weeks.
Fed officials are hopeful that the pandemic will ease the economy soon, but they will have to live in doubt until it's clear that Omicron variant will decline in the
as fast as it does in
and as it appears to be doing elsewhere.
The Fed is treating signs of sluggish growth as temporary, due to Omicron-related disruptions, according to
chief economist Joseph Lavorgna. This would be a mistake. There is going to be a tighter ...
Jan 20 Reuters - Africa's top public health body plans to talk to Merck about its molnupiravir treatment pill for COVID 19, although talks with Pfizer about its Paxlovid medication are more advanced, it said on Thursday.
Jan 20 Reuters - Africa's top public health body ...