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Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

Image source, Getty ImagesEuropean stock markets have fallen after the boss of Moderna cast doubts on the effectiveness of vaccines against the new Omicron Covid variant.Stephane Bancel told the Financial Times he thought there would be a "material drop" in vaccine efficacy.The Covid variant was first detected in South Africa, and the symptoms have been…

Inditex: Zara founder’s daughter becomes fashion giant's chair

Image source, Getty ImagesHigh Street fashion giant Inditex, which owns brands including Zara and Massimo Dutti, has appointed the founder's daughter as its new chair.Marta Ortega will replace Pablo Isla, who has been chairman of Inditex since 2011.Ms Ortega has been with the firm for 15 years, starting out as an assistant at its High…

EasyJet says Omicron has weakened bookings

EasyJet has seen "some weakening" in bookings amid concern about the new Covid variant, the airline's boss says.But Johan Lundgren told the BBC it was too early to assess what the full impact might be, saying: "We need to see how things settle down."He also said bookings for next summer were largely unaffected, with strong…

Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits

By Bernd Debusmann JrBusiness reporterImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Astronauts Story Musgrave (left) and Don Peterson float in the cargo bay of the space shuttle ChallengerOn 7 April in 1983, American astronauts Don Peterson and Story Musgrave bravely stepped out of the space shuttle Challenger, the first time US space explorers had conducted a spacewalk…

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President of Kazakhstan visits pioneering Center of Tomotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, program managed by...

(Astana, Kazakhstan)Yesterday, August 29th, President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan visited a newly opened Center of Tomography and Nuclear  Medicine at the National Research Hospital in Astana the capital of Kazakhstan. Prime Minister...

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