BioNTech & Pfizer look for FDA approval on new booster shot for kids

BioNTech & Pfizer look for FDA approval on new booster shot for kids
Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE have reportedly submitted an application, seeking approval for an Omicron-tailored COVID-19 vaccination booster for children aged 5 to 11 years, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday i.e., 26th September. Interestingly, the request was filed a few days after its competitor Moderna Inc. asked the FDA to approve the use of its Omicron-targeting injection in children between the ag

Strict Qatari laws revealed ahead of World Cup, to avoid minor offenses

Strict Qatari laws revealed ahead of World Cup, to avoid minor offenses
According to plans being created by officials for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the conservative Muslim host country of Qatar, spectators familiar with the Qatari briefings have reportedly stated that those who are found committing minor infractions like public intoxication will not be prosecuted. Although the tournament's enforcement plan hasn't been finalized, organizers have informed diplomats and police from qualified countries that the

PepsiCo ends production in Russia after months of promise over Ukraine

PepsiCo ends production in Russia after months of promise over Ukraine
PepsiCo, Inc. has reportedly stopped producing Pepsi, 7UP, and Mountain Dew in Russia, approximately six months after the company promised suspension of sales following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The American Corporation stated in early March that it would discontinue production, promotional activities, sales, and advertising in Russia, after which a PepsiCo representative mentioned on September 8th that all concentrates have now been d

India asks Google to act responsibly against illegal lending apps

India asks Google to act responsibly against illegal lending apps
According to sources, the Indian government and central bank have ordered Alphabet Inc.s Google LLC to enact more controls to limit the use of unauthorized digital lending services in India. Although Google is not under the purview of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the central bank and the Indian government are said to have summoned several meetings with the American tech giant in recent months and urged it to employ more stringent checks &