Pro-Russia vaccine misinfo finds home in US Facebook groups

CHICAGO (AP) — A false report claiming five Ukrainians had died after taking an American-made coronavirus vaccine spread in just a matter of days from a small Kremlin-friendly website to an audience o...

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP MOVES TO BAN TIKTOK, WECHAT The executive orders take effect in 45 da...

Swiss ink deal with Moderna for 4.5M doses of COVID vaccine

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss federal government says it has struck a deal with Moderna to supply Switzerland with 4.5 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine if the U.S. biotech firm successfully develops one....

Russia's race for virus vaccine raises concerns in the West

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia boasts that it’s about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical ...

Disney, Monster Beverage rise; Teladoc, Nikola fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: Walt Disney Co., up $10.32 to $127.61. The entertainment conglome...

The Latest: Philippine capital going back under lockdown

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is reimposing a moderate lockdown in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces after medical groups appealed for the move as coronavirus infections ...

Debate begins for who's first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. ...

Russia plans coronavirus vaccination program from October

Russian health authorities are preparing a mass vaccination campaign to fight the coronavirus for October, local news agencies reported on Saturday. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko announced that th...

EU strikes deal with Sanofi for supply of potential COVID-19 vaccine

The European Union has reached an agreement with French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi for the supply of 300 million doses of the potential coronavirus vaccine, the bloc's executive arm announced on ...

US sinks another $2.1 billion into a potential vaccine

LONDON (AP) — Pharma giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur have announced they will supply 100 million doses of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine to the United States as governments buy up s...

Cratering economy offsets Wall St. gains in 2020 campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump has often cited the stock market's gains as a barometer for his administration's success. And if history is a guide, Wall Street's fortunes in the next few mo...

AstraZeneca: won't profit from COVID-19 vaccine in pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca repeated its promise not to profit from a COVID-19 vaccine during the pandemic as it reported it was on track with late-stage trials for the treatment....

Mike Pence to visit Raleigh in push for schools to reopen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Raleigh on Wednesday morning in a push to encourage more K-12 schools to reopen with entirely in-person instruction. Acc...

3M and Omnicom fall, while Pfizer and Cummins rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Tuesday: 3M Co., down $7.91 to $155.33. The maker of n95 masks and other products reported a pr...

Trump again pushes unproven drug as COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after appearing to project a more serious tone about the coronaviru s, President Donald Trump is back to pushing unproven claims that an anti-malaria drug is an effective trea...