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Pope Francis Gets First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN) - The Vatican confirmed on Thursday that Pope Francis has received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. However, the statement released by spokesman Matteo Bruni doesn't say when the Pope was inoculated. It adds that Pope Emeritus…

Deutsche Bank Halts Business With Trump

(CNN) - Germany's biggest bank says it is cutting ties with president Donald Trump. A person familiar with the bank's thinking told CNN Business, Deutsche Bank has decided not to do any future business with Trump and his company.…

EMA Receives AstraZeneca Vaccine Application

(CNN) - The European Medicines Agency informed on Tuesday it has received an application for conditional marketing authorization for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Pope's Doctor Dies From COVID-19 Complications

(CNN) - Pope Francis' personal doctor has died of complications from COVID-19, according to the Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano. The announcement came Saturday. 78-year-old Fabrizio Soccorsi was hospitalized in Rome on December 26 for a previous health issue, according…

Pope In Line For COVID Vaccine, Speaks Out On Riots

(CNN) -The Pope speaking out on two major stories Saturday, coronavirus and the deadly attack at the U.S. capitol. Pope Francis says he's planning to take the COVID-19 vaccine when vaccinations begin at the Vatican next week. He says…

Seychelles Reports First COVID Death

(CNN) - The Seychelles Ministry of Health has reported the country's first COVID-19 related death. Patient, A. On Wednesday, 19 new cases were confirmed, bringing the total number on the island to 373. The total population of Seychelles 57-year-old…

COVID: Moderna Vaccine Gets EU Conditional Authorization

(CNN) - The European medicines agency announced on Wednesday that it has recommended granting conditional marketing authorization for the Moderna vaccine. The agency has assessed that the Moderna vaccine is safe and effective. Now they are working at full…

Vatican: Pope Will Not Hold Traditional Baptisms

(CNN) - Pope Francis will not hold the traditional children's baptism in the Sistine Chapel due to the pandemic. The Vatican said that it is a precaution due to the current health situation. Pope Francis has traditionally baptized children…

Vatican Vaccination Campaign To Begin This Month

(CNN) - The Vatican's COVID-19 vaccination campaign will begin in the coming days. With the first doses of the vaccine expected to arrive at the Vatican next week. This according to the Vatican's Health Department. Vaccinations will begin on…