Bill Gates: ‘Almost all’ coronavirus vaccines will work by February

Bill Gates, the¬†Microsoft¬†co-founder and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is optimistic about coronavirus vaccine development. The first two vaccine candidates likely to receive FDA authorization, one from Pfizer and one from Moderna, appear to be 95 percent effective against coronavirus. But Gates also has high hopes for vaccines that haven’t yet made […]

US death toll from coronavirus surpasses quarter-million mark

Coronavirus test samples are seen as people line up for free COVID-19 test ahead of Thanksgiving in Queens, New York City. Tayfun Coskun/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. More than a...

Facebook shows growth despite ad boycott and coronavirus pandemic

Facebook reported its third-quarter earnings on Thursday. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook’s third-quarter earnings and revenue beat Wall Street’s expectations even as advertisers boycotted the social network to put pressure on the company to do more to combat...