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Oxford vaccine shows 70% efficacy

British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford on Monday said their jointly-developed vaccine against Covid-19 has shown “an average efficacy of 70 percent” in trials.“This vaccine’s efficacy and safety confirm that it will be highly effective against Covid-19 and will have ...

23 Nov 2020

Oxford vaccine shows 70% efficacy

Russia ready to provide other countries with Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, says Putin

Russia's President Vladimir Putin told G20 leaders on Saturday that Russia was ready to provide its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine ...

22 Nov 2020

Eastern Europe crosses over 5 million COVID-19 cases

The tally of coronavirus cases in the Eastern European sub-region passed 5 million on Saturday, a Reuters tally showed, as ...

21 Nov 2020

France’s Macron meets US Secretary Pompeo after congratulating Biden

French President Emmanuel Macron faced the potentially uncomfortable position Monday of meeting US President Donald Trump's top diplomat, having already ...

16 Nov 2020

Major new vaccine trial starts in UK

A major trial of a vaccine to protect against Covid-19 has launched in the UK - the third such trial ...

16 Nov 2020

Austria locks down as new wave grips Europe

Austria is moving from a night curfew and partial shutdown to a second national lockdown that will be in place ...

15 Nov 2020

10 Covid patients die in Romania hospital fire

Ten Covid-19 patients were killed and others were in critical condition after fire broke out in an intensive care unit ...

15 Nov 2020

It took a century to open a mosque in Athens

The mosque that took more than a century to open, surviving legal, ...

15 Nov 2020

Europe COVID death toll tops 300,000

More than 300,000 people have died of COVID-19 across Europe, according to ...

11 Nov 2020

Portugal to impose coronavirus curfew from Monday

Portugal will introduce a curfew across most of the country from Monday ...

08 Nov 2020

Vienna attack death toll rises to 5

Hundreds of police fanned out across Vienna on Tuesday, searching for perpetrators ...

03 Nov 2020

3 killed in deadly terrorist shootings in Vienna

Gunmen armed with rifles have opened fire in six different locations in ...

03 Nov 2020

Russia permanently registers Favipiravir for COVID-19 treatment

Favipiravir, a drug used to treat COVID-19, has received permanent registration in ...

29 Oct 2020

3 dead as woman beheaded in knife attack at French church

A woman was beheaded by an attacker with a knife who also ...

29 Oct 2020

France sets new daily record over 50,000 Covid-19 cases

France set a new daily record for coronavirus infections with 52,010 recorded ...

26 Oct 2020