Swiss regulator approves first bivalent COVID-19 booster

This file photo taken on April 20, 2021 shows Moderna vials on a table at a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut. MOGADISHU / BERLIN – Swiss drugs regulator Swissmedic said on Monday that it has approved the first bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine in the country. Moderna's Spikevax vaccine, which contains mRNA against two coronavirus variants, […]

Trudeau condemns verbal abuse directed at Canada’s deputy PM

In this file photo dated Oct 26, 2021, Canada's deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks during a press conference in Ottawa, Canada. (LARS HAGBERG / AFP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday condemned an abusive verbal attack on his deputy prime minister and finance minister, Chrystia Freeland, which he described […]

Climate change official: Pakistan floods affected over 30m people

People navigate through flooded roads after heavy monsoon rains, in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Aug 24, 2022. (PERVEZ MASIH / AP) KARACHI, Pakistan – Historic monsoon rains and flooding in Pakistan have affected more than 30 million people over the last few weeks, the country's climate change minister said on Thursday, calling the situation a "climate-induced humanitarian […]