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PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - March 17

· 03/17/2021 00:33
PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - March 17

- The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Honda Motor Co Ltd 7267.T said it would halt production at most of its U.S. and Canadian car factories next week because of supply-chain issues including port backlogs that have delayed the delivery of parts. https://on.wsj.com/3cA6XmM

- Contract drug manufacturer Catalent Inc CTLT.N is planning a major expansion of its COVID-19 vaccine production in Europe, enabling it to make more doses of Johnson & Johnson's JNJ.N shot, people familiar with the matter said. https://on.wsj.com/3cDGSmM

- Uber Technologies Inc UBER.N said it will grant its UK drivers an employment status entitling them to vacation pay and pension contributions, a costly shift in one of its largest overseas markets amid a global debate over the treatment of gig-economy workers. https://on.wsj.com/38R7Zto

- Moderna Inc MRNA.O has begun studying its COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 6 months to 11 years in the United States and Canada, the latest effort to widen the mass-vaccination campaign beyond adults. https://on.wsj.com/3vsIoAV

(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)