Medtronic ties up with Foxconn to boost ventilator production

(Reuters) – Medtronic said on Thursday it had partnered with Foxconn to boost production of its ventilators to 10,000 over the next year amid surging demand as the respiratory disease caused by... Read more »

Russia says preparing for new wave of coronavirus in autumn

FILE PHOTO: An employee walks through a disinfection tunnel manufactured by Russian company Mizotty at the company’s factory in Penza, Russia, in this still image taken from undated handout video. Mizotty/Reuters TV... Read more »

Medtronic partners with Foxconn to boost ventilator production

(Reuters) – Medical device maker Medtronic said on Thursday it had partnered with Foxconn to increase production of its ventilators that are critical in the care of patients with COVID-19. Reporting by... Read more »

UK to use Google-Apple model for tracing app in U-turn: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government will abandon the centralized model of its coronavirus test-and-trace app and switch to one based on technology provided by Apple and Google, the BBC reported on... Read more »

Russia revises sharply higher coronavirus death toll among medics

FILE PHOTO: A pigeon sits next to a medical specialist resting on a bench at the territory of Aleksandrovskaya hospital, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saint Petersburg, Russia... Read more »

WHO hopes for hundreds of millions of vaccine doses this year, 2 billion next year

FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization hopes hundreds of... Read more »

Exclusive: EU in advanced talks with Johnson & Johnson on COVID-19 vaccine deal – sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission is in advanced talks with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to reserve or buy up-front doses of its COVID-19 vaccine under development, two officials familiar with... Read more »

Beijing’s coronavirus outbreak under control, Chinese expert says

People wearing face masks and uniforms of Alibaba’s supermarket chain Hema Fresh wait outside a site for nucleic acid tests, following new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in Beijing, China June... Read more »

Beijing coronavirus outbreak under control – Chinese CDC expert

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing’s latest coronavirus outbreak has been brought under control, Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist of China’s Center for Diseases Prevention and Control, said at a regular news conference on Thursday.... Read more »

Beijing residents rush coronavirus test clinics as emergency rules expand

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s capital has mandated coronavirus tests for hundreds of thousands of people as it widens measures against a new outbreak of the disease that has sent anxious residents flooding... Read more »