• Israel's Vaccine Rollout Successfully Curbs Covid-19 Spread

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Despite Israel's economy opening up, its downward trend in new daily Covid-19 cases has remained consistent amid its swift and successful vaccination rollout.
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  • UK economy grows 0.4% amid confidence from vaccine rollout

    1 month ago - By Chron

    LONDON - The U.K. economy grew 0.4% in February, rebounding from a sharp drop the previous month, as the rapid rollout of COVID-19 vaccines boosted confidence in a recovery from the pandemic.
    The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the expansion was led by a 1.3% increase in manufacturing output and a 1.6% boost in construction as most nonessential shops remained closed due to a nationwide lockdown.
    England marked the end of its third national lockdown on Monday with the reopening of gyms, hairdressers and nonessential shops. Pubs and restaurants also opened their doors, but...
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  • India has authorized the Sputnik V shot. Russia says this mean its COVID-19 vaccine is now approved for 40% of the world's population

    India has authorized the Sputnik V shot. Russia says this mean its COVID-19 vaccine is now approved for 40% of the world's population

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement India has authorized Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.
    The news was confirmed by the Russian Direct Investment Fund , which is responsible for marketing the vaccine abroad, announced that India approved the vaccine for use.
    The RDIF says this means that Sputnik V is now authorized for use for 3 billion people, or 40% of the world's population. India's population is the second largest in the world, with about 1.4 billion people.
    India is already using two vaccines: the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and another made by Indian firm Bharat Biotech.
    Interim analysis of...
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  • The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine rollout should now power speedy growth

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The UK has been fast at rolling out COVID-19 vaccines.
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    The UK economy grew 0.4% in February, following a 2.9% drop in GDP in January.
    Analysts expect the UK economy to grow rapidly in 2021 after a deep slump in 2020.
    The country has been one of the fastest at rolling out coronavirus vaccines.
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    The UK economy grew 0.4% in February, data showed on Tuesday, starting what analysts expect to be a rapid rebound for the country from last year's deep COVID-19 slump. The growth was slightly below...
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  • The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine rollout should now power speedy growth

    The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine rollout should now power speedy growth

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The UK economy grew 0.4% in February, data showed on Tuesday, starting what analysts expect to be a rapid rebound for the country from last year's deep COVID-19 slump.
    The growth was slightly below analysts' expectations of 0.5% and followed a 2.9% fall in gross domestic product in January, when tough coronavirus restrictions were put back in place to try to tackle a surge in infections.
    It left the country's GDP 7.8% smaller than before coronavirus hit, according to the Office for National Statistics , following a 9.8% drop in 2020 - the worst performance in the G7...
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