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Giselda Vagnoni

Moderna's search for African site set to intensify - chairman

Oct 12 2021

ROME Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa could be potential locations for Moderna's planned vaccine factory in Africa, the U.S. drugmaker's co-founder and chairman said as it steps up its search for a site on the continent. | Video

Vatican criminal trial to shed light on failed Carige bank takeover

Jul 19 2021

ROME The thwarted takeover of a troubled Italian bank in 2018 will come into focus in a forthcoming Vatican trial that is tied to Pope Francis's efforts to clean up Holy See finances after decades of scandals.

Science, industry team up in Italy to zap virus with laser

Jul 02 2021

ROME A United Nations-backed scientific research centre has teamed up with an Italian tech firm to explore whether laser light can be used to kill coronavirus particles suspended in the air and help keep indoor spaces safe.

G20 labor ministers look to avoid misclassification of gig workers

Jun 23 2021

ROME Labor ministers from many of the world's biggest economies in the Group of 20 said on Wednesday they will pursue tougher rules to protect 'gig economy' workers.

Visco says ECB will counter any unjustified interest rate rises

May 31 2021

ROME (Reuters) -Economic recovery prospects in the euro zone remain uncertain and the European Central Bank will counter any strong rises in interest rates that are not justified by economic conditions, governing council member Ignazio Visco said on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Visco says ECB will counter any unjustified interest rate rises

May 31 2021

* Bank of Italy says supportive ECB policy needed for a long time

EU sues AstraZeneca over breach of COVID-19 vaccine supply contract

Apr 26 2021

BRUSSELS (Reuters) -The European Commission said on Monday it had launched legal action against AstraZeneca for not respecting its contract for the supply of COVID-19 vaccines and for not having a "reliable" plan to ensure timely deliveries. | Video

EU to extend COVID-19 vaccine export controls as AstraZeneca shipment blocked: sources

Mar 04 2021

BRUSSELS The European Union is planning to extend its export authorisation scheme for COVID-19 vaccines to the end of June, two EU sources told Reuters on Thursday, as a shipment of AstraZeneca shots from the EU to Australia was blocked.

EU, Italy block AstraZeneca shipment to Australia: sources

Mar 04 2021

ROME The European Commission and Italy have blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine destined for Australia after the drug manufacturer failed to meet its EU contract commitments, two sources said on Thursday.

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