France still facing several difficult weeks due to COVID: minister

FILE PHOTO: People walk and cycle on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, as France’s 16 hardest-hit departments go into a new month-long lockdown imposed to slow the rate of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contagion, France March 20, 2021. REUTERS/Eric GaillardPARIS (Reuters) – France is facing several difficult weeks ahead […]

EU's drug regulator backs 'safe and effective' AstraZeneca vaccine

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The EU’s drug watchdog said on Thursday it is still convinced the benefits of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine outweigh the risks following an investigation into reports of blood clots that prompted more than a dozen nations to suspend its use.A person receives a dose of Oxford/AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine […]