U.S. President Biden calls for intellectual property protection waivers after Omicron discovery

U.S. President Biden calls for intellectual property protection waivers after Omicron discovery

WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday called on nations expected to meet at the World Trade Organization next week to agree to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of the identification of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa.However, the meeting he was referring to was … Read more

Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna expect data on shot’s protection against new COVID-19 variant soon

Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna expect data on shot's protection against new COVID-19 variant soon

Empty vials of the “Comirnaty” Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are seen inside a waste package at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Madrid, Spain, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterLooking for signs that warrant a vaccine redesignBioNTech says it understands experts’ concernsBioNTech, Pfizer in effort to establish relaunch … Read more

Paycheck Protection money went to fewer Black, Latino business owners

New Jersey businesses owned by people of color were more likely to lose money during the early months of the pandemic and less likely have access to the credit they needed to make up for it, according to a study released Wednesday.The report showed Black- and Latino-owned business were at a particular disadvantage when it … Read more