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Asian shares advance on back of Wall Street gains

Dec. 09, 2022 00:49 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Friday after an advance on Wall Street led by the latest rally in technology companies. Chinese benchmarks rose on reports the government is planning new measures to support the ailing property sector, which has dragged on growth over the past...

Pfizer announces $750M expansion of western Michigan plant

Dec. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pfizer announced a $750 million project Monday toward expanding capacity at the western Michigan pharmaceutical plant where the company first mass produced its COVID-19 vaccine. Company officials said the project will boost the plant’s manufacturing of...

Pfizer asks FDA to clear updated COVID shot for kids under 5

Dec. 05, 2022 10:50 AM EST

Pfizer is asking U.S. regulators to authorize its updated COVID-19 vaccine for children under age 5 — not as a booster but part of their initial shots. Children ages 6 months through 4 years already are supposed to get three extra-small doses of the original Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine...

Asian shares sink on revived worries over recession, China

Dec. 02, 2022 00:33 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a mixed day on Wall Street as optimism over signs the Federal Reserve may temper its aggressive interest rate hikes was replaced by worries the economy might be headed for a recession. A U.S. measure of inflation that’s...

Today in History: December 2, Senate condemns McCarthy

Dec. 02, 2022 00:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2022. There are 29 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 2, 1954, the U.S. Senate passed, 67-22, a resolution condemning Republican Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of...

Pfizer booster spurs immune response to new omicron subtypes

Nov. 18, 2022 10:32 AM EST

Pfizer said Friday that its updated COVID-19 booster may offer some protection against newly emerging omicron mutants even though it's not an exact match. Americans have been reluctant to get the updated boosters rolled out by Pfizer and rival Moderna, doses tweaked to target the...

BioNTech earnings drop but forecast for vaccine income grows

Nov. 07, 2022 11:18 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — BioNTech, which teamed with Pfizer to develop a powerful COVID-19 vaccine, reported that its earnings in the third quarter were close to half what they were a year earlier, but the German pharmaceutical company still raised its expectations for vaccine revenue after rolling out...

Today in History: November 5, Fort Hood shooting kills 13

Nov. 05, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 5, the 309th day of 2022. There are 56 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 5, 2009, a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas left 13 people dead; Maj. Nidal Hasan, an...

Moderna misses on 3Q, shaves 2022 vaccine expectations

Nov. 03, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

Supply problems have again forced Moderna to delay some COVID-19 vaccine deliveries, a move that surprised Wall Street and contributed to a disappointing third quarter. The vaccine developer said Thursday that short-term issues prompted it to shift some deliveries initially planned...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday 11/1/2022

Nov. 01, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

Stocks gave up early gains and ended lower on Wall Street after an unexpectedly strong report on the job market raised concerns that the Federal Reserve will need to keep the pressure on inflation with aggressive interest rate increases. Those high rates are intended to slow the...