Pfizer Inc on Wednesday said a final analysis of clinical-trial data showed its Covid-19 vaccine was 95% effective, paving the way for the company to apply for the first US regulatory authorization for a coronavirus shot within days. The US drugmaker and partner BioNTech SE said their vaccine protected people of all ages and ethnicities, with no significant safety problems so far in a trial that included almost 44,000 participants.
Dozens of children were injured in New Zealand on Wednesday after a school bus collided with a train at a level crossing in the North Island town of Bunnythorpe.
In a potential data breach, details of around 2 crore users of grocery e-commerce platform Bigbasket may have been leaked, news agency PTI quoted cyber intelligence firm Cyble as saying. The company said that a hacker has put data allegedly belonging to Bigbasket on sale for around Rs 30 lakh. Meanwhile, the firm has filed a police complaint in this regard with Cyber Crime Cell in Bengaluru. It is verifying claims made by cyber experts.
The items include cotton, garments, hair products and electronics from five specific manufacturers in Xinjiang as well as adjacent Anhui.