China’s COVID infections hit a record as economic outlook worsens

China hit record high during the Shanghai outbreak in April Cabinet hints at reduction of reserve ratio requirement (RRR) Nomura cuts China’s GDP targets as lockdowns expand Chinese stocks fall, lagging rise in global stocks BEIJING, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China reported a record number of COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with cities across the country … Read more

Measles is now an imminent global threat due to a pandemic, the WHO and CDC say

Nov 23 (Reuters) – There is now an imminent threat of measles spreading in several regions worldwide as COVID-19 led to a steady decline in vaccination coverage and weakened surveillance of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US public The health agency reports this on Wednesday. Measles is one of the most … Read more

Foxconn’s huge iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Images on the internet show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain about unpaid wages and insufficient food Foxconn says it is working to prevent a recurrence of violence SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers took part in protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory … Read more

China widens COVID sidewalks, Apple factory unrest adds to economic concerns

COVID restrictions are increasing as the number of cases increases iPhone factory unrest adds to economic concerns, highlights frustrations Analysts warn of potential for wider lockdowns BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chinese cities imposed more curbs on Wednesday to curb rising coronavirus cases, heightening investor concerns about the economy as new unrest at the world’s … Read more

Beijing closes parks and museums as COVID cases rise in China

BEIJING, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Beijing closed parks, malls and museums on Tuesday as more Chinese cities resume massive testing for COVID-19 as China battles a spike in cases, raising concerns about its economy and raising hopes for a speedy recovery. post is tempered -coronavirus reopening. China reported 28,127 new local cases nationally on Monday, … Read more

Barney explores ‘the human need to hate’ in new docuseries

No more purple dinosaurPhoto: NOEL CELIS/AFP (Getty Images) Do you remember all the way back in September 2021 when Steve was out Blues Clues told us he was proud of us and everyone felt a sense of childhood joy and optimism that we thought we could never recapture? Yeah… not so many of those moments … Read more

WHO ‘strongly discourages’ use of two COVID treatments

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – Two COVID-19 antibody therapies are no longer recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), as Omicron and the variant’s newest offshoots have likely rendered them obsolete. The two therapies — designed to work by binding to SARS-CoV-2’s spike protein to neutralize … Read more

End of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight – WHO chief

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – The world has never been in a better position to end the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, urging countries to continue their efforts against the virus that has killed more than six million people. “We’re … Read more

Switzerland plans to purchase 40,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine

A Westchester Medical Center employee prepares a monkeypox vaccine at a drive-through monkeypox vaccination facility at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, US, July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BERLIN, Aug. 24 (Reuters) – Switzerland plans to purchase 40,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine, as well as … Read more

Fauci, face of US COVID response, to step down from government posts

Immunologist was an advisor to seven presidents Fauci was vilified by Trump and Republican lawmakers He faced death threats because of pandemic policies Aug 22 (Reuters) – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official who became the face of the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic response under Presidents Donald Trump and Joe Biden, announced Monday … Read more