BioNTech, the Mainz-headquartered pharmaceutical company that developed a coronavirus vaccine alongside US giant Pfizer, says it made 270.5 million euros (317 million dollars) in revenues in 2020 on the Covid-19 jab alone.
US drug maker Johnson & Johnson announced its agreement to provide up to 400 million doses of its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine to the African Union‘s 55 member states.
A container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week was fully refloated on Monday, raising hopes that traffic will soon resume on one of the world’s busiest shipping routes.
Defence chiefs from 12 countries condemned the Myanmar military’s violence against peaceful protesters in a joint statement on Sunday.
Myanmar’s military celebrated Armed Forces Day with parades and speeches on Saturday, despite increasingly deadly and non-stop protests against its rule since last month’s coup.
US President Joe Biden has extended invitations to 40 world leaders for an online summit on the climate crisis hosted by his administration next month – with rivals Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China on the guest...
A new requirement for people flying to Germany to have taken a coronavirus test before take-off has been postponed from Sunday to Tuesday, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Friday.
The European Union wants to develop a coronavirus vaccine certificate that could be a vital lifeline for the tourist season, but drawing up the system will require at least three months, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said.