The tech industry’s problem with the Vaccine Pass

Members of the tech industry don’t have any problem with the Vaccine Pass system outlined by the Ministry of Health – which from later this month will see people carry a digital copy of a QR code on their phone, or a printout in their pocket, that can be scanned by a venue, or travel […]


COVID-19: IMF blames ‘great vaccine divide for dangerous divergence in economic prospects’

The UK is tipped to record the largest leap in growth among advanced economies this year but a resurgent COVID crisis has damaged recoveries globally and resulted in a “dangerous divergence” in economic prospects, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The world’s lender of last resort used its latest World Economic Outlook report to […]

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Brazil researchers report disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China's CoronaVac vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO (REUTERS) – A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac showed “general efficacy” of 50.4 per cent in a late-stage trial in Brazil, researchers said on Tuesday (Jan 12), barely enough for regulatory approval and far short of earlier indications. The latest results are a major disappointment for Brazil, as the Chinese vaccine […]


Valentino Continues to Build C-Suite

MILAN — Valentino’s chief executive officer Jacopo Venturini continues to bulk up his team, adding new roles to the company that are attuned to the times. Enzo Quarenghi is joining the Rome-based luxury house as chief client officer and digital acquisition, effective Jan. 12. This position is part of a new division spearheaded by Venturini, to […]