AstraZeneca Shot Discovered to Be Protecting Towards Coronavirus Variant First Seen in U.Ok.

AstraZeneca Shot Found to Be Protective Against Coronavirus Variant First Seen in U.K.

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University protected people from a new, more contagious variant of coronavirus on a similar level as protection against other lineages of the virus, Oxford researchers said in an article published on Friday. The paper, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, said the vaccine had an effectiveness of … Read more

Mario Draghi Saved the Euro. Can He Now Save Italy?

Mario Draghi Saved the Euro. Can He Now Save Italy?

As President of the Central Bank, Mr Draghi pushed for changes, including easing labor market regulations and streamlining the bureaucracy. For the most part, that did not happen. Lorenzo Codogno, former chief economist at the Italian Ministry of Finance, said that if Mr Draghi succeeded in forming a government, he probably would not take on … Read more

Israel’s Vaccine Success Unleashes a Debate on Palestinian Inequities

Israel’s Vaccine Success Unleashes a Debate on Palestinian Inequities

JERUSALEM – Israel wurde schnell zum Weltmarktführer bei der Impfung seiner Bevölkerung gegen Covid-19, aber fast alle palästinensischen Bewohner des besetzten Westjordanlandes warten immer noch auf ihre ersten Impfdosen. Diese Ungleichheit hat eine heftige Debatte über die Verantwortung Israels als Besatzungsmacht in einer der langwierigsten territorialen Fehden der Welt ausgelöst. Für die Kritiker Israels verpflichtet … Read more

Biden will announce finish of U.S. help for offensive operations in Yemen

Biden will announce end of U.S. support for offensive operations in Yemen

An armed man gestures as he stands on the rubble of houses destroyed in an air strike near Sanaa Airport in Yemen on March 26, 2015. Khaled Abdullah | Reuters WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will announce the end of US support for offensive operations in Yemen on Thursday and will appoint a new envoy … Read more