9:53 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: WHO says plasma treatment touted as breakthrough by Trump is unproven, advises caution AstraZeneca stock climbs on reports Trump may fast track its COVID-19 vaccine candidate; company says speculation is ‘premature’The World Health Organization said Monday the plasma therapy that received an emergency use authorization from President Donald Trump as a “breakthrough” in treating COVID-19 is still unproven and cautioned that the there is “very low evidence” that it is safe and effective.
2:59 p.m. June 24, 2020
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
As Spain welcomes back tourists, this tiny island finds ‘hearts divided’ between hope and anxiety Spain exits its state of emergency and reopens its bordersTwo business owners on the tiny Spanish island of Formentera talk about the challenges of getting a business back up and running, in the face of nearly three months of income lost.
3:30 a.m. May 13, 2020
- Associated Press
EU unveils plan to salvage summer vacations and a battered industryIn a series of guidelines, the EU’s executive arm, the European Commission, laid out its advice for lifting ID checks on hastily closed borders, helping to get airlines, ferries and buses running while ensuring the safety of passengers and crew, and preparing health measures for hotels to reassure clients.