Latest coronavirus: Pfizer jab less effective than expected against Delta variant, Israeli study finds
Russian higher education institutions should allow foreign students who have been inoculated with any vaccine study in the country. âThe universities will have a common policy on this issue. I think we will accept any vaccine, âsaid Pavel Shevtsov, deputy director of Rossotrudnichestvo, an agency of the Foreign Ministry that supervises students.
Brazil’s top prosecutor calls for an investigation of President Jair Bolsonaro over allegations he failed to act corruption concerns in purchasing coronavirus vaccines from India. The president has been charged with dereliction of duty in a 1.6 billion reais ($ 320 million) deal to acquire 20 million shots of Covaxin.
Saudis cannot travel to Ethiopia, Vietnam or the United Arab Emirates due to a coronavirus outbreak cases in these countries, said the Interior Ministry. The ministry said travel to Saudi Arabia was also suspended in the three countries, which join Afghanistan previously announced on the ban list.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said British travelers with two Covid-19 vaccines could travel to Germany “for the foreseeable future” without quarantine. Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister, said he was ‘confident’ in those who received an Indian-made Oxford / AstraZeneca jab would not encounter any problems this summer.
GlaxoSmithKline’s board of directors has backed current CEO Emma Walmsley, rejecting Elliott Management’s requests to appoint new directors. His actions have underperformed rivals, and observers have said that the performance of its vaccines business during the Covid-19 pandemic has been poor.
Oxford Nanopore, one of Britain’s most beloved tech start-ups, will use an ‘anti-takeover’ structure during its next IPO so it can fend off foreign bidders. The company, which emerged from the University of Oxford in 2005, has had a decisive year after its DNA sequencing technology tracked the spread of Covid-19 variants.
The market has tapped UK travel agencies ahead of a possible easing of pandemic restrictions. While adjustments, discontinued operations, separately disclosed items and exceptional charges made Stagecoach the financial year almost incomprehensible results, the balance sheet fell to Â£ 61million in positive assets.
UK-based Dixons Carphone’s mission to become a successful ‘omnichannel’ retail business has gained momentum thanks to lockdowns, with homebound consumers increasing their purchases of televisions, laptops and video game consoles. The result was a 103 percent increase in online electricity sale to Â£ 4.7 billion.