New Zealand seeks to ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations amid persistent cases

New Zealand seeks to ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations amid persistent cases

A vaccination centre sign directs the public during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona Goodall/File PhotoOct 12 (Reuters) – New Zealand expects to administer a record 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses in a single day during a mass immunisation drive on Oct. … Read more

Merck seeks first U.S. FDA authorization for COVID-19 tablet

Merck seeks first U.S. FDA authorization for COVID-19 tablet

The Merck logo is seen at a gate to the Merck & Co campus in Rahway, New Jersey, U.S., July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidOct 11 (Reuters) – Merck & Co Inc (MRK.N) said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency use authorization for its tablet to treat mild-to-moderate patients of COVID-19, putting it on … Read more

U.S. retail industry seeks 90-day lead time on COVID-19 rules

U.S. retail industry seeks 90-day lead time on COVID-19 rules

A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoWASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Two major U.S. retail industry groups on Tuesday asked the Biden administration for at least 90 days before imposing new rules that will require … Read more