Topic: COVID-19

By Rebecca Robbins and Jenny Gross BOSTON (New York Times) — The vaccine manufacturer Moderna sued Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday, August 26, claiming that its rivals’ Covid-19 shot copied groundbreaking technology that Moderna had[...]

By Tessa Hofmann I just read Harut Sassounian’s article “Patriarch of Istanbul Spreads Falsehoods About Covid, Under the Guise of Religion” (Armenian Mirror-Spectator, 27 December 2021). The article refers to a sermon by the[...]

In October 2021, the Patriarch of Istanbul, Sahag Mashalian, delivered at the Holy Hovhannes Church in the Kumkape district of Istanbul a very strange sermon full of conspiracies and fear-mongering statements. His anti-scientific and[...]

By Amy Feldman CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Forbes) — “I constantly say things that are unreasonable and seemingly crazy,” says Noubar Afeyan, founder of venture firm Flagship Pioneering and chairman of Moderna. What if, he asked his[...]

By Ani Mejlumyan YEREVAN (Eurasianet) — Employers are now effectively required to demand proof of vaccinations from their workers. But the country’s health care system is now being pushed to the limit. More Armenians are getting[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Norway will provide a “significant batch” of the Moderna vaccine to Armenia, newly appointed Norwegian ambassador to Yerevan Helene Sand Andresen has revealed. Andresen made the remarks when presenting her[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Ma. — Moderna has no plans to share the recipe for its COVID-19 vaccine because executives have concluded that scaling up the company’s own production is the best way to increase the global supply, the company’s chairman[...]

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) — The premier of Australia’s biggest state economy New South Wales (NSW), Gladys Berejiklian, resigned on Friday, October 1, after a corruption watchdog said it was investigating whether she was[...]

BOSTON — More than 1,000 medical professionals from 35 countries participated in a virtual conference September 11-12 which provided free continuing education credits to doctors in Armenia and Artsakh while honoring the memory of a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — In a bid to stimulate a more active vaccination drive employers in Armenia may be required to demand Covid-19 vaccination certificates or negative test results every two weeks from their employees beginning on October[...]