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Coronavirus won’t stop Japanese firms buying abroad, says Suntory CEO

[ad_1] TOKYO (Reuters) – The chief executive of Japanese beverage maker Suntory Holdings said on Thursday the coronavirus crisis and other geopolitical risks would not deter his company or other Japanese firms from overseas acquisitions. FILE PHOTO: Takeshi Niinami, President and CEO of Suntory Holdings, addresses the session ‘Japan’s Future …

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French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19, will self-isolate for a week

[ad_1] The Elysee Palace said in a statement that Macron, 42, was diagnosed after he was tested “at the onset of the first symptoms.” “In accordance with current health regulations applicable to all, the President of the Republic will isolate himself for 7 days. He continues to work and carry …

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Alaskan has allergic reaction after getting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

[ad_1] (Reuters) – An Alaskan health worker had a serious allergic reaction after getting Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine, but is now stable, public health authorities said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in …

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German coronavirus deaths hit new high as lockdown starts

[ad_1] BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany entered a strict lockdown on Wednesday in an attempt to bring soaring coronavirus cases under control as the number of registered deaths from COVID-19 jumped by 952, the highest daily increase yet. The previous record daily death toll was 598 on Friday. However, the figures …

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Germany enters lockdown after Covid deaths shatter record

[ad_1] The nation tallied 27,728 new coronavirus cases, the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI) reported, as it enters a hard national lockdown on Wednesday in an effort to bring the situation under control. But the institute said a delay in reporting data from the large state of Saxony could be part of the …

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German coronavirus deaths hit new high as lockdown starts

[ad_1] BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany entered a strict lockdown on Wednesday in an attempt to bring soaring coronavirus cases under control as the number of registered deaths from COVID-19 jumped by 952, the highest daily increase yet. The previous record daily death toll was 598 on Friday. However, the figures …

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German coronavirus deaths hit new high as lockdown starts

[ad_1] BERLIN, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Germany entered a strict lockdown on Wednesday in an effort to get soaring coronavirus cases under control as the number of registered deaths from COVID-19 jumped by 952, the highest daily increase yet. Fears that the pandemic is spiralling out of control in Germany, …

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How Europe is handling a Covid-19 Christmas

[ad_1] Here’s what European nations are planning this festive season. Austria is opening ski resorts with limited capacity from Christmas Eve, for locals only. The country’s chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on December 2 that skiing could resume from December 24, for the festive period — but only for people living …

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New coronavirus strain spreading in UK has key mutations, scientists say

[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – British scientists are trying to establish whether the rapid spread in southern England of a new variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 is linked to key mutations they have detected in the strain, they said on Tuesday. The mutations include changes to the important “spike” …

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New coronavirus strain spreading in UK has key mutations, scientists say

[ad_1] LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – British scientists are trying to establish whether the rapid spread in southern England of a new variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 is linked to key mutations they have detected in the strain, they said on Tuesday. The mutations include changes to the …

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