The President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, speaks during his joint visit with the Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen to the 'Stift Heiligenkreuz' (Holy Cross Monastery) in Heiligenkreuz im Wienerwald, Austria, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Lisa Leutner)

South Korea willing to provide vaccines to North Korea

The president of South Korea said he’s willing to providing coronavirus vaccine aid to North Korea if Pyongyang is in agreement. During a news conference Monday, President Moon Jae-in said the world can only be completely free from COVID-19 when the developing world is vaccinated.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, file photo, a vial of the Phase 3 Novavax coronavirus vaccine is seen ready for use in the trial at St. George's University hospital in London. Novavax says its vaccine appears effective against COVID-19 in a large study, including against variants. Results from the study in the U.S. and Mexico were released on Monday, June 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Novavax to submit COVID-19 vaccine to FDA for approval

Novavax plans to apply for FDA authorization of its two shot COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. during the third quarter of this year. The biotech company released late-stage study results Monday, showing it’s vaccine had 90 percent efficacy even with many variants of the virus.