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Countries turn to rapid antigen tests to contain second wave of COVID-19

14 Oct 2020

ZURICH/BERLIN Countries straining to contain a second wave of COVID-19 are turning to faster, cheaper but less accurate tests to avoid the delays and shortages that have plagued efforts to diagnose and trace those infected quickly.

Countries turn to rapid antigen tests to contain second wave of COVID-19

13 Oct 2020

ZURICH/BERLIN Countries straining to contain a second wave of COVID-19 are turning to faster, cheaper but less accurate tests to avoid the delays and shortages that have plagued efforts to diagnose and trace those infected quickly.

CORRECTED-Countries turn to rapid antigen tests to contain second wave of COVID-19

13 Oct 2020

ZURICH/BERLIN, Oct 13 Countries straining to contain a second wave of COVID-19 are turning to faster, cheaper but less accurate tests to avoid the delays and shortages that have plagued efforts to diagnose and trace those infected quickly.

EU must wean itself off Asia for key drug ingredients

07 Oct 2020

BERLIN European drugmakers will struggle to bring production back to the region, but the industry needs to diversify supplies to avoid shortages, a top EU official said on Wednesday, as worries grow about Asia's dominance of the generic ingredients market.

German industrial orders rose at a 'remarkable pace' in August

06 Oct 2020

BERLIN Orders for German-made goods rose 4.5% in August, more than expected, boosting hopes for a robust third-quarter in Europe's largest economy after the coronavirus shock. | Video

AstraZeneca still waiting for FDA go-ahead to resume U.S. trial

24 Sep 2020

FRANKFURT AstraZeneca is still waiting for the U.S. drug regulator to approve the restart of the clinical trial of its potential COVID-19 vaccine in the United States almost three weeks after it was paused due to safety concerns.

Lufthansa steps up cuts to fleet and staff as outlook dims

21 Sep 2020

BERLIN Lufthansa announced further cuts to its fleet and workforce on Monday along with a 1.1 billion euro (1.01 billion pounds) impairment on idled aircraft as Europe's worsening coronavirus situation spread gloom across the airline sector.

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