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AstraZeneca vaccine use shrinks in Asia amid safety woes

Bloomberg Countries across the Asia Pacific are demurring on AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 vaccine, or restricting its use, in a move that may delay protection for the region amid concerns that the shot could trigger a rare and potentially deadly blood clotting condition. After guiding against the vaccine’s use in people ...

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England eases lockdown rules after almost 100 days

Bloomberg Non-essential retailers as well restaurants with outdoor space reopened across England after almost 100 days of lockdown, hoping pent-up demand will translate into strong sales. Retailers from luxury department store Harrods to budget fashion chain Primark have been lining up new spring and summer ranges, while restaurants have been ...

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German industrial output falls unexpectedly amid virus curbs

Bloomberg Germany and France, the euro area’s two largest economies, both saw unexpected declines in industrial production in February, suggesting that coronavirus restrictions are increasingly harming parts of the economy that have proved resilient so far. German output dropped 1.6% from the previous month, surprising all but three economists in ...

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