Moderna COVID-19 vaccine enters final stage trial this month

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine enters final stage trial this month

Washington (AFP) – US biotech firm Moderna said Tuesday it would enter the final stage of human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine on July 27, to test how well it protects people in the real world.The announcement came as the … Continued
Boeing reports cancelation of another 60 737 MAX planes

Boeing reports cancelation of another 60 737 MAX planes

New York (AFP) – Boeing reported cancelation of 60 more 737 MAX planes in June, according to data released Tuesday, taking the total to 355 so far this year. The jet has been grounded since March 2019 following two deadly crashes. US … Continued
US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

New York (AFP) – The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose courses move online due to coronavirus, a federal judge said Tuesday.The universities of Harvard and MIT — with the support of a … Continued
World population in 2100 could be 2 billion below UN projections

World population in 2100 could be 2 billion below UN projections

Paris (AFP) – Earth will be home to 8.8 billion souls in 2100, two billion fewer than current UN projections, according to a major study published Wednesday that foresees new global power alignments shaped by declining fertility rates and greying … Continued