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1 Feb
DW's Sergey Satanovskiy was one of many people who took part in a testing program for the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V. After receiving two shots, he visited his grandmother and contracted the coronavirus.
5 Dec 2020
Capitol Carbonic has for decades produced dry ice for companies that need to keep their wares very cold, but fielded a call from a new customer recently: Pfizer, looking at ways to chill its Covid-19 vaccine.
2 Dec 2020
The UK will be the first country in the West to offer a COVID-19 vaccine to the public after a regulator approved the medicine in record time. The government has said the vaccine will be made available next week.
27 Nov 2020
As pharma companies announce promising results from their coronavirus vaccine testing, we look at the expectations of profits that will be made. We speak to Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC markets.
13 Sep 2020
The International Airline Transport Association has warned that preparations need to start for shipping a Covid-19 vaccine globally, once one is approved. The group, which represents 290 airlines worldwide, says that thousands of planes will be needed for the operation, which it describes as the "largest transport challenge ever" for the air cargo industry. Also today, as French supermarket chain Auchan announces more than 1,400 job cuts, we look at whether the pandemic helped bring about the end of the hypermarket.
5 Sep 2020
The bloc will dedicate €400 million for COVAX, a program to provide global access to an eventual COVID-19 vaccine. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen confirmed the news, which was welcomed by the WHO.
14 Aug 2020
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to be inoculated as early as May 2021. Russia is the first country to grant regulatory approval for a COVID-19 vaccine.
30 Jun 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
24 May 2020
Would you work from home forever? When's the next time you'll catch a plane to go on vacation? Would a Covid-19 vaccine even work?
23 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.⁣

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