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English pub payment plan draws scorn from landlords

01 Dec 2020

LONDON The British government will make a one-off payment of 1,000 pounds ($1,335) to pubs that cannot open due to coronavirus restrictions, but industry leaders said it will not be enough to save many establishments, a treasured part of the national heritage.

Britain and other nations press on with AstraZeneca vaccine amid trial questions

27 Nov 2020

LONDON/MANILA Britain asked its regulator on Friday to assess AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for a possible rollout, while the Philippines and Thailand secured millions of doses, giving the shot a vote of confidence after experts raised questions about trial data. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Decades of work, and half a dose of fortune, drove Oxford vaccine success

24 Nov 2020

* Pandemic gave Oxford the chance to show vaccine technique worked

Decades of work, and half a dose of fortune, drove Oxford vaccine success

24 Nov 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT It took Oxford University's brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. In the end, it was a momentary error - and a dose of good fortune - that carried them over the line.

Encouraging Oxford vaccine results keep Britain on track for spring roll-out

23 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain is on track to make COVID-19 vaccines widely available by next spring after the shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca was up to 90% effective in trials, the head of the university's Jenner Institute told Reuters on Monday.

Decades of work, and half a dose of fortune, drove Oxford vaccine success

23 Nov 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT It took Oxford University's brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. In the end, it was a momentary error - and a dose of good fortune - that carried them over the line.

Encouraging Oxford vaccine results keep Britain on track for spring roll-out

23 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain is on track to make COVID-19 vaccines widely available by next spring after the shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca was up to 90% effective in trials, the head of the university's Jenner Institute told Reuters on Monday. | Video

Encouraging Oxford vaccine results keep Britain on track for spring roll-out

23 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain is on track to make COVID-19 vaccines widely available by next spring after the shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca was up to 90% effective in trials, the head of the university's Jenner Institute told Reuters on Monday.

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in elderly, trial results by Christmas

19 Nov 2020

LONDON AstraZeneca and Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vaccine produced a strong immune response in older adults, data published on Thursday showed, with researchers expecting to release late-stage trial results by Christmas. | Video

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