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Qatar Airways CEO says Covid vaccines likely to be required for travel: ‘This will be the trend’

A Qatar Airways plane takes-off from the Hamad International Airport in Doha on July 20, 2017. STRINGER | AFP | Getty Images The CEO of a flagship Middle Eastern airline has said the requirement for Covid-19 vaccinations will likely be a trend in air travel, as the industry attempts to rebound from the impact of… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

Merck’s cancer meds keep churning amid COVID-19, but vaccines stumble

Earlier this year, Merck warned investors that the COVID-19 pandemic would take a multbillion-dollar bite out of its revenue expectations for 2020. And in the second quarter, that prediction took shape. The pandemic hurt Merck’s pharmaceutical sales by about $ 1.5 billion from April to June, the drugmaker reported, despite continued growth for its cancer medicines. Sales… Read More »