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Cool AMI EU pivotal trial final results after trial discont. following ad interim analysis

Results of the interim analyses performed after 12 months in the first 111 patients enrolled in phase II Cool AMI trial evaluating safety and effectiveness of systemic therapeutic hypothermia as an adjunctive therapy in anterior STEMI undergoing PCI as compared to PCI only. Analyses showed significant differences among treatment groups, including longer randomization-to-balloon time and total ischemic time in treatment arm, justifying premature trial discontinuation.
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COVAX has received zero shipments - making it 140 million doses short - since March because of India's outbreak

Workers load boxes of COVID-19 vaccines for COVAX in Antananarivo, Madagascar. MAMYRAEL/AFP via Getty Images One quarter of COVAX's vaccine supply for 2021 is being made by a major Indian drugmaker. But India's ongoing COVID-19 crisis saw the Serum Institute shut down exports in March. As a result, COVAX is 140 million doses short, UNICEF's executive director said Monday. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVAX, the project to vaccinate the world's poorest na...
Tags: Science, India, Africa, Trends, Eu, Bbc, News UK, Who, World Health Organization, Unicef, HARARE Zimbabwe, Fore, Serum Institute, Antananarivo Madagascar, SII, Henrietta Fore


TikTok Wants To Be Its Own Economy

TikTok is apparently the latest platform to make the shift from social media site to a glorified digital mall. On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that TikTok has started floating the idea of in-app shopping to brands over in Europe, hoping to hook young EU shoppers—and their wallets—in the process. Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Instagram, Walmart, Eu, Bloomberg, Software, Bloomberg LP, Levi, Mobile Applications, Business Finance, Video Software, Music Software, Bytedance, Tiktok, Application Software


Recycling critical metals in e-waste: Make it the law, experts warn EU, citing raw material security

End-of-life circuit boards, certain magnets in disc drives and electric vehicles, EV and other special battery types, and fluorescent lamps are among several electrical and electronic products containing critical raw materials (CRMs), the recycling of which should be made law, says a new UN-backed report funded by the EU.
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Covid live news: EU not renewing orders for AstraZeneca jabs after June; third of UK adults fully vaccinated

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; third of UK adults now fully vaccinated against Covid-19; Laos records first Covid deathMadrid mayor decries partying Spaniards as Covid lockdown endsUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersPope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.10pm BST The UK coronavirus daily data has been published. There were 1,770 new cases reported...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Laos, Reuters, Coronavirus


Covid live news: EU not renewing orders for AstraZeneca jabs after June; lockdown extended in New Delhi

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.05pm BST Here some more detail from Reuters on ...
Tags: Health, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Covid live news: lockdown extended in New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh; England’s social distancing rules set to be relaxed

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.06pm BST India is to recruit hundreds of former...
Tags: Health, England, Science, Wales, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Covid live news: England’s social distancing rules set to be relaxed; lockdown extended in New Delhi

Latest updates: Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; pressure building on Indian government to announce national lockdown; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.54am BST Emirates airline said on Sunday it ...
Tags: Health, England, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, Dubai, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


US must export doses before waiving Covid vaccine patents, say EU leaders

Frustration expressed at what several leaders see as the US president’s attempt to claim the moral high groundCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEU leaders have given short shrift to a proposal by Joe Biden and backed by the pope to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents as a way to increase supply, insisting that the White House should instead allow the export of doses and the key ingredients.At a summit in Porto, a series of European leaders, including those who had previously...
Tags: Europe, Science, White House, Angela Merkel, US, Eu, European Union, World news, Mario Draghi, Joe Biden, US news, Infectious Diseases, Pope Francis, Biden, Porto, Emmanuel Macron


US must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leaders

Frustration expressed at what several leaders see as US attempt to claim moral high groundCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEU leaders have given short shrift to a proposal by Joe Biden and backed by the pope to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents as a way to increase supply, insisting that the White House should instead allow the export of doses and of the key ingredients.At a summit in Porto, a series of European leaders, including those who had previously appeared open to...
Tags: Europe, Science, White House, Angela Merkel, US, Eu, European Union, World news, Mario Draghi, Joe Biden, US news, Infectious Diseases, Pope Francis, Biden, Porto, Emmanuel Macron


Macron voices concerns over Covid vaccines patent waiver

French president says US and UK should start exporting doses around the world insteadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEmmanuel Macron has echoed the German government’s concerns over Joe Biden’s proposed suspension of intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines as he urged the US and the UK to instead start exporting doses around the world.Arriving at an EU summit in Porto in Portugal, the French president expressed his reservations about the White House proposa...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, US, Eu, Society, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Portugal


Germany is not happy with Biden's support for waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents, predicting 'severe complications'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Getty Biden's support for waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents has had a mixed reaction from EU countries. A spokesperson for the German government said it would cause "severe complications," per Bloomberg. Experts have said lifting vaccine patents may not be that effective in easing global shortages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Germany pushed back Thursday against President Joe Biden's support for a patent waiver on COVID-19 vacci...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Germany, Angela Merkel, US, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, United States, News UK, European Commission, WTO, Vaccine, Biden


Urgent action needed to protect dolphins and porpoises from bycatch in European waters

Marine scientists are calling on the EU to adopt a comprehensive plan to protect dolphins and porpoises from fisheries bycatch in European waters. To help address the bycatch issue, which is the primary global threat to dolphins and porpoises, the researchers put forward a framework to reduce bycatch levels.
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Europe may allow vaccinated US travelers this summer. Here are the documents you'll need and how to know when it's safe.

A federal police officer checks the document of a passenger who landed from Prague at Frankfurt Airport in Germany. Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images European countries could accept fully vaccinated US travelers this summer. Americans would need to prove they've had their shots, but the specific rules may vary by country. Greece and Iceland, among the few countries already open to US tourists, are accepting CDC cards. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hol...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Science, London, News, Greece, Cdc, France, Germany, Boston, US, Trends, Eu, Spain, European Union


EU Charges Apple With Antitrust Violations in Spotify Case

Apple’s App Store—and its so-called “Apple tax”—have been at the center of several recent lawsuits. In the latest development, the European Union has charged Apple with allegedly “abus[ing] its dominant position” in the music streaming market.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Eu, European Union


Florida legislature passed a bill making it illegal for schools to require COVID-19 vaccines - but a long list of shots are already required to attend school in the state

Requiring proof of a coronavirus vaccination is becoming increasingly common as states and countries move to loosen restrictions and open up travel. Jon Cherry / Stringer / Getty Images The Florida legislature passed a bill banning schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations. The state of Florida requires a long list of vaccines for public school students. Gov. Ron DeSantis already passed an executive order banning businesses from requiring "vaccine passports." See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, Science, Florida, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Vaccines, COVID-19 vaccine, Vaccine Passport, School, Education


Coronavirus live news: pandemic not over but accelerating, WHO warns; Poland to lift lockdown

Accelerating pandemic makes equitable access to vaccines crucial, WHO warns; Polish PM announces lifting of lockdown from next weekTourism to EU this summer may require multiple Covid certificatesEurope pins hopes on vaccine campaigns as Covid curbs relaxedWorld has failed India, says US expert Dr FauciUK sends oxygen concentrators and ventilators to India - but no jabsSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.21pm BST Progress with the UK’s vaccine rollout should limit the damage from any third wa...
Tags: Asia, UK, England, Science, India, US, Eu, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Poland, Who, Manila, Rodrigo Duterte, Jonathan Van Tam, Coronavirus


The new EU climate target could phase out coal power in Europe as early as 2030

Tightening the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) in line with the EU Green Deal would dramatically speed up the decarbonization of Europe's power sector - and likely cause a demise of the coal industry.
Tags: Europe, Science, Eu, EU ETS, EU Green Deal


After Brexit: Somewhat changed cooperation in the Council of the European Union

In the Council of the European Union, member states mostly cooperate with other countries in their geographical proximity. However, once it became clear that the United Kingdom was going to leave the EU, the member states also started cooperating to a greater extent with ideologically like-minded members. Research from the University of Gothenburg shows that Brexit may, in part, have changed the logic behind how cooperation in the Council of the European Union is structured.
Tags: Science, Eu, European Union, United Kingdom, Brexit, University of Gothenburg


Fully vaccinated American tourists will be allowed to visit the European Union this summer, The New York Times reports

Tourists wait in line to visit the Louvre museum, the world's most visited museum, in Paris, Wednesday, May, 29, 2019. AP Photo/Thibault Camus The European Union will allow vaccinated Americans to visit this summer, a top official told The New York Times. EU and US officials are in talks about methods that could prove tourists' vaccination status. It would be a change from existing policy that restricts nonessential travel from the US. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Science, News, US, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, New York Times, Paris, The Times, Vaccinations, Vaccines, Times, Louvre


Coronavirus live: EU asks states to support legal action against AstraZeneca; UK finds 55 more cases of Indian variant

Some member states raise concerns over wisdom of action, saying it could undermine confidence in vaccine; further cases of B.1.617 found in Britain Revealed: big shortfall in Covax Covid vaccine-sharing schemeIndia hits global record of 315,000 new daily cases as Covid wave worsensEU states begin using single-dose J&J Covid vaccine‘The system has collapsed’: India’s descent into Covid hellIndia’s response to second wave is warning to other countriesSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.38pm BST ...
Tags: UK, Science, India, Eu, World news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Astrazeneca, Public Health England, Britain Reuters, Coronavirus, COVID, Jean Castex, India Covid


European Commission Proposes Taking Away the Cops' Big Boy Surveillance Machine

The EU is giving the U.S. a run for its money with privacy regulation, and now they’ve upped the ante with a : banishing AI systems that violate “fundamental rights,” with a special place in hell for law enforcement using real-time biometric identification. The end of that sentence is more of a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Learning, Articles, Eu, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, European Commission, Machine Learning, Predictive Policing, Woody Harrelson, Biometrics, Freddie Gray, Margrethe Vestager, Polygraph, Video Surveillance, Crime Prevention


Watch: Insider answers your questions about the risk of rare but serious blood clots following some COVID-19 vaccines

Watch Insider answer questions about the risk of blood clots after some COVID-19 vaccines. Insider hosted the webinar on Thursday, April 15. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are under close scrutiny following reports of rare blood clots in people who received them.AstraZeneca's vaccine has been linked with unusual blood clots that can occur in the brain, called central venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), or in the spleen. ...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, US, Trends, Eu, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Oxford University, Johnson Johnson, Blood Clot, Johnson And Johnson, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID


International research team argues for combining organic farming and genetic engineering

For more sustainability on a global level, EU legislation should be changed to allow the use of gene editing in organic farming. This is what an international research team involving the Universities of Bayreuth and Göttingen demands in a paper published in the journal "Trends in Plant Science".
Tags: Science, Eu, Göttingen, Universities of Bayreuth


Possible link between J&J Covid vaccine and rare blood clots, EU regulator finds

Watchdog says benefits outweigh risks but that warning should be added to product informationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEurope’s medicines regulator has found a possible link between Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine and rare cases of unusual blood clotting disorders it said were “very similar” to those that had occurred with the AstraZeneca shot.The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Tuesday recommended a warning should be added to the vaccine’s product in...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, US, Eu, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson Johnson, European Medicines Agency EMA, Coronavirus


Angela Merkel got a shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine amid Germany's faltering rollout. She once said she wouldn't, and then the rules changed.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses COVID-19 measures in Berlin on Sunday. Bernd von Jutrczenka/Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel, 66, received a first shot of AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday. Earlier guidance called for only under-65s to get it, at which point Merkel said she would not. The rules later flipped to advise only those over 60 to get it, and so Merkel did. See more stories on Insider's business page. German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the AstraZeneca COVID...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Trends, Eu, News UK, Merkel, Astrazeneca, Associated Press, Vaccines, Deutsche Welle, Steffen Seibert, Tempelhof Airport


The AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines share the same technology. It could explain why both have possible links to rare blood clots.

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine may be linked to a type of rare blood clot in the brain. The same type of clot might also be associated with J&J's shot, but regulators aren't sure yet. Experts wonder whether the clotting issues are related, since both shots use the same technology. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Science, News, China, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Pennsylvania, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vector, Johnson & Johnson, J J, Michigan State University, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Gulick


If the US doesn't un-pause the J&J vaccine it will hit a key vaccination threshold almost 2 months later, analysts say

A nurse loads a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on March 9, 2021 in Athens, Ohio. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images 75% of the US population is on course to be vaccinated by July 22, analysts say. But without the J&J vaccine, that date gets pushed back around 2 months, to mid-September. The US suspended use of the vaccine on Tuesday while it investigates reports of rare blood clots. See more stories on Insider's business page. If th...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Eu, Getty Images, United States, News UK, Athens, Fda, Pfizer, Johnson Johnson, Fauci, Jeff Zients


Don't start doubting the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines - after 185 million doses, there are no red flags about blood clots

A nurse prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy's Hospital in London on December 8, 2020. AP Photo/Frank Augstein US regulators on Tuesday recommended an immediate pause in Johnson & Johnson's vaccine rollout. The CDC is investigating a possible association between the shot and six cases of rare blood clots. Medical experts said the same concerns do not apply to Pfizer's and Moderna's shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the fir...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Eu, Food And Drug Administration, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Baltimore, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Don, American Medical Association


Johnson & Johnson is having a very bad month - but fears of blood clots and other negative reactions are likely overblown

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images US regulators on Tuesday recommended an immediate pause of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine rollout. Six women have developed rare blood clots following J&J's shot, but experts aren't worried yet. J&J has also encountered manufacturing snafus and reports of fainting at vaccination sites. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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