EU launches health crisis agency to prepare for future pandemic

A medical worker is seen in an ambulance at the entrance to Cardarelli Hospital, amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Naples, Italy, November 12, 2020. REUTERS / Ciro De Luca / File Photo BRUSSELS, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Thursday launched a health crisis body that will coordinate EU spending … Read more

France suspends 3,000 health workers as Europe targets vaccine refusal

Medical staff work in the intensive care unit (ICU) where patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated at the hospital in Cambrai, France, April 1, 2021. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol PARIS, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – Hospitals, retirement homes and health centers have suspended around 3,000 workers across France for failing to comply with compulsory COVID … Read more

Philip Morris signs deal for Vectura in UK despite health group concerns

Philip Morris International’s research and development headquarters is pictured next to the company’s cigarette factory in Neuch√Ętel, Switzerland on March 17, 2017. Photo taken on March 17, 2017. REUTERS / Paritosh Bansal / File Photo Holders of around 75% of Vectura shares support the tender PMI needed 50% backing to get deal done Extends deadline … Read more