SYDNEY, Dec 24: Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has removed the page of Australian celebrity chef turned conspiracy theorist Pete Evans for spreading misinformation about COVID-19, the tech giant’s latest move to police false content about the pandemic.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19: Malaysia said on Saturday it has secured coronavirus vaccine from AstraZeneca PLC, on the heels of news it will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in February as it grapples with a surge in infections.

Trucks with first COVID-19 vaccine in US get ready to roll

Published On: December 13, 2020 01:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 13: The first trucks carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States were set to pull out of a Michigan manufacturing plant Sunday, with the shots that are critical to stopping the nation’s coronavirus outbreak destined to reach states a day later.

AstraZeneca to buy Alexion for $39 billion to expand in immunology

Published On: December 12, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, Dec 12: Britain’s AstraZeneca has agreed to buy U.S. drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals for $39 billion in cash and shares to bolster its positions in immunology and rare diseases.

Facebook says some users facing issues with Messenger, Instagram

Published On: December 10, 2020 07:04 PM NPT By: Reuters

CALIFORNIA, Dec 10: Facebook Inc said on Thursday some users were facing issues while sending messages on Messenger, Instagram and its office collaboration service Workplace.

Explainer: I just got a COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?

Published On: December 8, 2020 07:06 PM NPT By: Reuters

Here is what people getting the vaccine should expect.

LONDON, Dec 6: Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, initially making the shot available at hospitals before distributing stocks to doctors’ clinics, the government said on Sunday.

LAHAN, Dec 4: The Facebook pages of the Chief Minister (CM) of Province 2 Lalbabu Raut were hacked on Friday morning.

LONDON, Dec 3: Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use and said that it will be rolled out from early next week.

Q&A: Where are we in the COVID-19 vaccine race?

Published On: November 30, 2020 07:33 PM NPT By: Reuters

Large global trials of several COVID-19 vaccine candidates involving tens of thousands of participants are well underway with some having gathered sufficient data to seek emergency use authorisation.