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Francesco Guarascio

It's not for me: speed of COVID-19 vaccine race raises safety concerns

Aug 06 2020

BRUSSELS/LONDON The frenetic race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine has intensified safety concerns about an inoculation, prompting governments and drugmakers to raise awareness to ensure their efforts to beat the coronavirus aren't derailed by public distrust.

Euro zone inflation unexpectedly ticks up amid record GDP slump

Jul 31 2020

BRUSSELS The euro zone's economy recorded its deepest contraction on record in the second quarter, preliminary estimates showed on Friday, while the bloc's inflation unexpectedly ticked up in July. | Video

Corona versetzt Euro-Wirtschaft Tiefschlag - Südflanke leidet besonders

Jul 31 2020

Brüssel/Berlin Die Corona-Krise hat den Süden Europas wirtschaftlich weit zurückgeworfen und die Euro-Zone als Ganzes stärker als die USA getroffen.

Euro zone economy posts record slump, inflation ticks up

Jul 31 2020

BRUSSELS, July 31 The euro zone's economy recorded its deepest contraction on record in the second quarter, preliminary estimates showed on Friday, while the bloc's inflation unexpectedly ticked up in July.

EU warns of risk of syringe shortages for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Jul 30 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union has warned member states of the risk of shortages of syringes, wipes and protective gear needed for potential mass vaccinations against COVID-19 and urged them to consider joint procurement, according to an EU document.

UPDATE 1-EU warns of risk of syringe shortages for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Jul 30 2020

BRUSSELS, July 30 The European Union has warned member states of the risk of shortages of syringes, wipes and protective gear needed for potential mass vaccinations against COVID-19 and urged them to consider joint procurement, according to an EU document.

EU warns of risk of syringe shortages for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Jul 30 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union has warned member states of the risk of shortages of syringes, wipes and protective gear needed for potential mass vaccinations against COVID-19 and urged them to consider joint procurement, according to an EU document.

EU buys remdesivir to treat 30,000 COVID patients, seeks more

Jul 29 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy a limited supply of the COVID-19 medicine remdesivir from U.S. drugmaker Gilead to address the short-term needs of European patients, and hoped to be able to order more later.

EU readies up to $53 million to boost collection of plasma to fight COVID-19

Jul 29 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union has made available up to 45 million euros ($53 million) to increase the collection of plasma from COVID-19 survivors for the treatment of people who contract the disease, a spokesman told Reuters.

Exclusive: EU talks with Pfizer, Sanofi, J&J on COVID vaccines hit snags - sources

Jul 27 2020

BRUSSELS/MILAN European efforts to secure potential COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer , Sanofi and Johnson & Johnson are mired in wrangles over price, payment method and potential liability costs, three EU officials told Reuters.

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