EMA to probe Sputnik vaccine, Renesas Electronics, Brazil crises

The EU drug regulator will launch an investigation next week into whether clinical trials of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine contravened ethical standards, and Japan’s national champion, Renesas Electronics, is being forced to diversify due to the pressures brought on by the chip industry. Plus, the FT’s Latin America editor, Michael Stott, explains how president Jair Bolsonaro lost his grip of Brazil. 

EU regulator to probe ethical standards of Sputnik vaccine trials


Chip industry pressures spur Renesas to diversify


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