Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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Novak Djokovic’s visa hearing looms as Australian government request for delay is rejected

Karen Andrews, Australia’s home affairs minister, filed a request on Saturday asking “that the final hearing be adjourned to Wednesday 12 January 2022” — five days before the tournament is due to start. No...

Czech center-right government takes office amid price rises, COVID wave

The 57-year-old former university professor leads a coalition of five parties spanning his fiscally conservative Civic Democrats to the more liberal Pirates party which is entering government for the first time. The coalition, which...

Federal government cancels COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer’s multimillion-dollar deal

The federal government has canceled a multimillion-dollar deal with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions after its facilities were found to have produced millions of contaminated Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses.  Emergent, which is based...

Knee-jerk omicron shutdown shows lack of government coordination

A decision by several countries to impose border restrictions out of concerns around the omicron Covid variant was called “knee-jerk” this week by a group that serves the aviation industry. Nearly two years into...

SynBiotic pops as new German government pledges make weed legal

Canopy Growth Tom Franck | CNBC Shares of German cannabis company SynBiotic rose sharply on Thursday shortly after the incoming government pledged to make the drug legal. The Munich-based company’s shares were up 33%...

Germany’s next coalition government: Who’s who

German Minister of Finance and Social Democratic Party (SPD) top candidate for the federal elections Olaf Scholz. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images Germany’s next government is about to take another big...

US government plans to purchase large supply of COVID-19 treatment sotrovimab for winter surge

The United States government announced plans to purchase sotrovimab, an investigational monoclonal antibody used for the early treatment of COVID-19, according to a press release from the drugmakers, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc and Vir Biotechnology,...

Federal government cancels COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer’s multimillion-dollar deal

The federal government has canceled a multimillion-dollar deal with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions after its facilities were found to have produced millions of contaminated Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses.  Emergent, which is based...