Daily Archives: August 21, 2021

Report: Final Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine in US Set for Monday

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reportedly intends to grant full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. The New York Times said the agency had planned to complete the approval by Friday but still faced “a substantial amount of paperwork and negotiation with the company.” The FDA, which the Times said had previously set an unofficial approval deadline

Chad to Bring Home Half of Its Troops Fighting Sahel Militants

N’DJAMENA, CHAD – Chad has decided to recall half of its 1,200 troops battling Islamist militants in the tri-border area of Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, a spokesperson for Chadian authorities said Saturday. Chad deployed the soldiers in February to support a France-backed regional fight with insurgents linked to al-Qaida and Islamic State who have