LIVE Two top men suddenly left Chinese vaccine manufacturer

The coronavirus continues to hold the world in its grip. Even now that vaccination has begun, the virus continues to cause dislocation worldwide. More than 25 million coronavirus infections have now been detected in Europe. More than one in a thousand Americans died of the Chinese virus. There is still no mention of an end to the second wave in the Netherlands. Follow the latest coronan news in this live blog.

This week, two top men from the Chinese vaccine company Sinopharm, which has also reached Europe, have resigned within 24 hours. American media will write about the ‘striking’ choices on Friday.

Tuesday, the chairman stepped up, Li Zhiming. He‘s putting on personal reasons. Another director, Li Hui, also said goodbye that day on his own initiative. One of the most prominent leaders of the Chinese Communist Party is now the new president.

China has now vaccinated 1 million people with Sinopharm’s vaccine and other countries are also investing their money on it. It was tested, among others, in the United Arab Emirates and Argentina. Morocco recently bought a shipment. On Thursday, the government of Hungary announced that it had ‘closed a deal’ with Sinopharm because it considers the European vaccination plans to be too slow. That would be the first country in Europe with the Chinese vaccine.

According to China‘s critical media in the US, the change of guard in the company is not doing much good with confidence in the vaccine.

More news:

Domestic:

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Plan on the table at EU video summit: free travel with vaccine passport
Talk to it: should the boss be fined if he forces you to come to work?
PO Council: schools as a polling station in this time ‘
not ideal
Shops open, children to school: Coronary rules in Europe differ considerably
Research on corona among Q-febrile patients
Red Cross will continue to support GGD in vaccination programme
Crime joins corona: cybercrime advancing alarmingly
Cyril shops crowded: ‘
People put everything down
Large group of people gathered in warehouse in Lijnden, 66 tickets

Abroad:

Shops open, children to school: neighbouring countries do things differently
EU discusses โ€œcoronapas gateโ€ to travel freely in the EU
Portugal finds British entry ban absurd
Woman dies of South African corona variant: ‘
Also the complaints were different
Number of corona cases in Germany passes the 2 million
Curfew for all of France, Germany lays ov flat
The Netherlands four times slower than the European average: this is how other countries vaccinate
Brits massively vaccinating: poking around the clock

Sport:

Violent signal to plan F1 season
Track sprinters in isolation for Olympic ticket
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc tests positive on Corona

Financing:

Chains are waiting for a tough negotiating game with landlords
Banks and Exxon pull Dow Jones down
Ignored call power is entitled to pay
Few homeowners concerned about paying mortgage
Large chain stores stop paying rental
Analysis: KLM scapegoat in politics after corona restrictions
KLM staff are afraid of corona contamination and demand their own toilet on board

Entertainment/Personal:

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See more coronan news in the live blog of Thursday 14 January.