Lebanon inks final deal for 2.1 mln doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

BEIRUT, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s caretaker health minister signed a final deal on Sunday to secure 2.1 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine as the country battles a steep rise in infections. The vaccines are expected to arrive in batches starting February, the ministry said in a statement. The ministry is also cooperating with […]

Wall Street rises on hopes of vaccine-fueled recovery

(Reuters) -U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, led by energy shares, as investors bet on a strong economic recovery in 2021 on the back of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and hopes of bigger fiscal support. The last few weeks of the year have seen a shift towards undervalued stocks that are primed to benefit from an economic […]