Valentino Adds Chief HR Officer Position

MILAN – The house of Valentino has tapped Rosa Santamaria Maurizio as its new chief human resources officer, effective Oct. 19. This is a new role and Santamaria Maurizio will report to the company’s chief executive officer Jacopo Venturini, who joined Valentino last June. “Rosa represents a pivotal entry to sustain the strategic company direction […]

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Trump’s healthcare v the average American’s

“Don’t be afraid of it. You’re going to beat it.” This was US President Donald Trump’s advice to the public if they were worried about catching coronavirus. He made the comments in a video message posted shortly after being discharged from hospital on Monday, having received treatment since his own diagnosis. But, as many have […]

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Putin hails new Sputnik moment as Russia is first to approve a COVID-19 vaccine

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move Moscow likened to its success in the Cold War-era space race. The vaccine, which will be called “Sputnik V” in homage […]

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Russia preparing mass vaccination against coronavirus for October

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s health minister is preparing a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus for October, local news agencies reported on Saturday, after a vaccine completed clinical trials. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said the Gamaleya Institute, a state research facility in Moscow, had completed clinical trials of the vaccine and paperwork is being […]