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IMF’s top economist says Covid vaccines are the ‘main weapon’ to achieve a faster economic recovery

A person receives a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus disease vaccine at the Cacovid isolation centre, Mainland, Infectious disease hospital, Yaba, in Lagos, Nigeria. Majority World | Universal Images Group | Getty Images LONDON — With fears over “vaccine nationalism” steadily becoming a reality in 2021, experts have highlighted to CNBC why it’s in everybody’s… Read More »

AstraZeneca Reports Slightly Lower Estimate of Its COVID Vaccine’s Effectiveness

THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 — Following a sharp rebuke from an independent oversight board over potentially misleading information on the effectiveness of its coronavirus vaccine, AstraZeneca released new data late Wednesday that showed the vaccine is slightly less effective than the company claimed on Monday. The pharmaceutical giant stressed that its vaccine is still very… Read More »