While the U.S. and Europe await the results of large-scale clinical trials before deploying coronavirus vaccines, some other nations are moving much faster with emergency-use rollouts of experimental Chinese and Russian candidates.
AstraZeneca said it paused clinical trials of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine after a participant in a U.K. study had an unexplained illness.
Moderna said its experimental coronavirus vaccine induced immune responses in people aged 56 years and older that were comparable to those seen in younger adults in a small study.
‘You must never abandon the public-health approach,’ Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a live...
Pope Francis named six women to the body that oversees Vatican finances, making them the most senior female officials ever to serve at the Vatican.
With the fall term about to start amid pandemic, campus plans are in disarray at a host of American colleges. Harvard is mostly limited to freshmen; U.C. Berkeley is starting online-only.
U.S. stocks closed lower Friday with the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite notching its first back-to-back decline since mid-May as investors turn their...
Face masks are emerging as one of the most powerful weapons to fight the novel coronavirus, with growing evidence that facial coverings help prevent transmission—even if an infected wearer is in close contact with others.
The choice about whether to take part in the pandemic-shortened baseball season is a difficult one for players with less financial cushion.
Air carriers have a stark choice: Get back to flying, or hunker down. CEO Doug Parker has chosen the first, adding flights back quickly despite a gathering coronavirus storm that will determine whether his bet is judicious or reckless.
Trial vaccine elicits ‘robust’ immune-system response in larger group of people, Moderna said.
China reported better-than-expected second quarter growth, bouncing back from a COVID-19 inspired rout. But Goldman and other analysts say it isn't all rosy.
Grocers are having trouble staying stocked with goods from flour to soups as climbing coronavirus case numbers and continued lockdowns pressure production and bolster customer demand.
Starbucks will require customers in the U.S. to wear masks at company-operated stores starting next week, a decision that comes as new coronavirus cases rise sharply in parts of the country.
The pandemic is speeding meatpackers’ shift from human meat cutters to automated ones, but machines can’t yet match people’s ability. While meat processing overall has grown safer in recent years, it remains one of the more hazardous jobs in the U.S. economy.
New cases are up 43% in Florida over the past week, up 35% in Texas, and up 20% in California over the same period.
Covid-19 cases are accelerating around the country, reaching new daily highs in states including Texas and Arizona and spurring concerns about prospects for an economic and social revival.
Anthony Fauci was speaking during a House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump administration's response to the pandemic on Capitol Hill in...
Investors are grappling with myriad factors, hopes and fears, but U.S. stocks look set to open higher on Monday.
States like Arizona, Florida and Texas have seen record jumps in daily cases of coronavirus but have not mandated citizens to wear masks in public.
Cash remains king for large publicly traded U.S. companies adjusting to an economy and operations sharply changed by the pandemic.
Air travel has changed a lot in the past couple of months. Here is a look at what to expect—and what is expected of you—at the airport and during the flight.
Low mortgage rates are stoking the housing market’s recovery from the coronavirus, but there may be limits to how much of a boost they will give.
Peer-to-peer payment platforms were already seeing explosive growth in the U.S. before the COVID-19 crisis gave them a big surge of momentum.
Auto makers are grappling with absent U.S. factory workers and Covid-19 cases at their reopened plants, complicating the companies’ efforts to recoup production lost to the pandemic.
Both revenue and quarterly profit were lower than expected, and the maker of athletic apparel chose not to disclose comparable-store sales.
Federal stimulus money for airlines is keeping them afloat through the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s not proving to be enough to sustain the industry at its pre-pandemic size.
The travel warning issued by China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism represents a further fraying in relations between the two countries.
Are the tests reliable? What do they tell you? Your antibody test questions answered.
U.S. exports and imports both posted their largest monthly decreases on record amid coronavirus-related shutdowns around the world.
Hope that the drug will succeed as a treatment for Covid-19 has sent Gilead stock on a wild ride.
Emails detail what took place as Musk took public his fight with Bay Area officials and threatened first to reopen the factory without permission and then to...
The bloc proposed an $824 billion recovery plan and a $1.2 trillion budget over the next seven years, which, if approved, would deepen its economic union in a way that even the eurozone debt crisis failed to achieve.
The global case tally from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 5.5 million on Tuesday, as the World Health Organization warned of the...
U.S. stock futures surged on Tuesday, with investors set to return from the long Memorial Day weekend. News that human trials have begun for a potential...
The new entertainment service from WarnerMedia will have to overcome a global pandemic, entrenched rivals and the absence of a highly anticipated ‘Friends’ reunion
Covid-19 cases reappear in the Chinese city where the global outbreak began, triggering government demands for a blanket-testing.
Companies from Lego to Domino’s Pizza report signs of a bounceback in China compared with recent months. But a full return to normal will be harder as many in the country have lost jobs or income, or want to save more.
The British pharmaceutical giant has agreed to manufacture and distribute an experimental vaccine from the University of Oxford—one of the most advanced candidates—in a partnership aimed at accelerating the widespread availability of the shot if it proves effective.
U.S. stocks surged on Wednesday, encouraged by good news from Gilead’s potential coronavirus treatment. A controlled study found that the drug had shortened the recovery time for Covid-19 patients.
The U.S. needs millions of tests, contract tracing and places to quarantine new cases before lockdowns can be relaxed safely, experts say.
The NFL draft is taking place remotely because of coronavirus, and it’s happening with do-it-yourself video kits while picks get announced from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s “man cave.”
The ranks of Americans filing for unemployment claims because of the coronavirus pandemic likely swelled again.
The CEO is offering some of his stake in Square to fund charitable causes, starting with relief efforts toward the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. plans to block Iran’s requested $5 billion emergency loan from the International Monetary Fund for funding Tehran says it needs to fight its coronavirus crisis.
The March jobs report is expected to show the start of a collapse that this spring could shed all the U.S. jobs added by employers in the past decade and push the unemployment rate to record highs.
U.S. stock futures pointed to declines in New York a day after major equity gauges ended their worst quarter since 2008.
Legislators are already roughing out the contours of yet another emergency-spending package to try to keep the crisis from turning into a 21st-century Great Depression.
In Spain, the country with the world’s second-highest death toll from the new coronavirus, the pandemic is leaving health services on the brink.
The new coronavirus has driven millions of employees from the office, giving the boss the challenge of devising ways to lead them remotely while keeping them safe and calm.