H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Vaccination

Positive data for Moderna booster against COVID variants

US biotech firm Moderna on Wednesday announced initial data from a small clinical trial that showed its booster shots improved people's immune responses against key coronavirus variants of concern.

Business

Nintendo logs record pandemic profit but outlook cautious

Nintendo reported a record annual profit Thursday after virus lockdowns caused sales of its blockbuster Switch console to soar, but the Japanese gaming giant warned that its bumper pandemic year would be hard to repeat.

Business

PayPal earnings soar on e-commerce boom

PayPal on Wednesday reported record quarterly profit as the online financial transactions service benefited from an e-commerce trend boosted by the pandemic.

Space Exploration

US watching Chinese rocket's erratic re-entry: Pentagon

The Pentagon said Wednesday it is following the trajectory of a Chinese rocket expected to make an uncontrolled entry into the atmosphere this weekend, with the risk of crashing down in an inhabited area.

Automotive

Volkswagen profits rise but chip shortage impact not over

German carmaker Volkswagen reported a jump in first quarter profits Thursday but warned that a global shortage of semiconductors that has hurt production would have a "more significant impact" in the coming months.

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