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The Latest: France's Sanofi to help make rival vaccine

PARIS — French drug maker Sanofi says it will help manufacture 125 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by rivals Pfizer and BioNTech, while its own vaccine candidate faces delays. ...

France's Sanofi to make vaccines from rival Pfizer-BioNTech

PARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi said Wednesday it will help manufacture 125 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by rivals Pfizer and BioNTech, while its own vaccine candidate face...

Health workers become 1st to get COVID-19 vaccine in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of health workers lined up across Nepal to get the coronavirus vaccine Wednesday as the Himalayan nation began a three-month vaccination campaign. ...

Asian shares mixed as focus turns to Federal Reserve meeting

Stocks are mixed in Asia as investors focus on the Federal Reserve policy meeting that ends Wednesday. Shares rose in Hong Kong and Tokyo but fell in Seoul and Sydney. Shanghai was ...

Pharmacist charged in COVID-19 vaccine case to plead guilty

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin pharmacist accused of trying to defrost and spoil dozens of vials of COVID-19 vaccine agreed Tuesday to plead guilty in federal court. Steven Brandenburg...

Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?

Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched? Health officials say both doses should be of the same kind. The COVID-19 vaccines rolling out in the United States, the...

San Diego Zoo gorillas close to full recovery from COVID-19

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are expected to make a full recovery weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases...

COVID-19 variant brings new dimension to Europe's pandemic

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — In the first week of December, Portugal’s prime minister gave his pandemic-weary people an early Christmas gift: restrictions on gatherings and travel due to COVID-19 would be ...

'No Hard Feelings': Patriots fans still rooting for Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — As soon as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the NFC title game, Brian Pope went shopping for a Tom Brady jersey to wear when he watches them play in the Super Bowl. ...

WestRock, Carnival fall; AMC Entertainment, Moderna rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: WestRock Co., down $2.55 to $44.12. The paper and packaging company said a rans...

COVID-19 vaccine theft charge dismissed against Texas doc

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed a theft charge against a Houston area health department doctor who had been accused by prosecutors of stealing nine doses of coronavirus vaccine from a damag...

China pushes fringe theories on pandemic origins, virus

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese state media have played up questions about Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could be lethal to the very old. A government spokesperson suggests the coro...

Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the ...

EU demands answers from AstraZeneca over vaccine delays

EU officials called a meeting with AstraZeneca executives on Monday to seek clarification after the drugmaker announced it would fall far short of its COVID-19 vaccine delivery obligations to the bloc...

Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he has tested positive for COVID-19, an announcement that comes as his country registers the highest levels of infections and deat...