NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday, as global financial shares retraced some of their recent losses, driven in part by higher bond yields, and investors awaited a closely watched Chinese factory activity survey. While Wall Street ended lower as yields weighed on tech shares, financial stocks rose, their […]
World Health Organization investigators spent four weeks earlier this year in and around Wuhan, China, to research the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lab technicians work at RocDoc’s rapid antigen coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing facility in conjunction with the Department of Transport, for hauliers bound for France via Dublin Port, at Dublin Airport, Ireland January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
LONDON (Reuters) – The transition towards green energy imperils oil-producing states that have lagged in diversifying their economies, United Kingdom-based risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft warned in a report on Thursday.
A staff member displays samples of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine at Sinovac Biotech Ltd., in Beijing, capital of China, March 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)
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View of J-Village training center where torch relay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is set to begin in Naraha. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
By Sarah Young. LONDON (Reuters) – Holidays abroad are “extremely unlikely” for most Britons this summer due to the risk of importing new variants of COVID-19, a scientist who advises the government said on Saturday, leaving airlines and travel companies bracing for a second lost peak season.
Head of the Lega Nord (Northern League) party and outgoing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini addresses the media following a meeting with the Italian president at the Quirinal presidential palace in Rome on August 28. ©Filippo Monteforte AFP
AstraZeneca plc is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company with its headquarters in Cambridge, England. A nurse holds a dose of AstraZeneca vaccine before administering it to a tourist resort employee north of Port Louis, Mauritius, Wednesday Feb. 10, 2021. Three tourist hotels have been selected as vaccination centers as the Indian ocean island kicks its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. (Sumeet Mudhoo/L’express Maurice via AP)