Turkey to lift travel ban, open gyms, restaurants on June 1

A coronavirus travel ban between Turkey’s worst affected cities is being lifted while restaurants, cafes and sports facilities will reopen on June 1, the country’s president said Thursday, under the next phase of plans to roll back pandemic restrictions. In a televised address following a weekly Cabinet meeting, Recep Tayyip…

Pharma giants Sanofi, GSK working on COVID vaccine for 2021

Pharma giants Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline will join forces to work on a coronavirus vaccine they hope will enter clinical trials this year, potentially making it available in the second half of 2021, the companies said Tuesday. The vaccine will combine a Sanofi-developed antigen, which stimulates the production of germ-killing antibodies,…