‘Living with COVID’: where the pandemic could go next

‘Living with COVID’: where the pandemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be up to a million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, director of the Institute … Read more

If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) – People at high risk of severe illness who have not yet received a second COVID-19 booster should not wait for next-generation vaccines targeting Omicron due in the fall, five said vaccine experts at Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of the virus is thriving, … Read more

Monkeypox emergency could last for months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

Monkeypox emergency could last for months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Scientists advising the World Health Organization (WHO) on monkeypox say the window is closing to stop its spread, with cases currently doubling every two weeks, raising fears that It will take several months for the epidemic to reach its peak. WHO Europe has predicted just over 27,000 cases of monkeypox … Read more

Monkeypox emergency could last for months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

Monkeypox emergency could last for months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Scientists advising the World Health Organization (WHO) on monkeypox say the window is closing to stop its spread, with cases currently doubling every two weeks, raising fears that It will take several months for the epidemic to reach its peak. WHO Europe has predicted just over 27,000 cases of monkeypox … Read more

Monkeypox emergency could last for months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

Monkeypox emergency could last for months, with window closing to stop spread, experts say

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Scientists advising the World Health Organization (WHO) on monkeypox say the window is closing to stop its spread, with cases currently doubling every two weeks, raising fears that It will take several months for the epidemic to reach its peak. WHO Europe has predicted just over 27,000 cases of monkeypox … Read more

Exclusive: Cassava Sciences faces US criminal investigation linked to Alzheimer’s drug, sources say

Exclusive: Cassava Sciences faces US criminal investigation linked to Alzheimer’s drug, sources say

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Cassava Sciences Inc (SAVA.O) to determine whether the biotech company manipulated research results for its experimental cancer drug. Alzheimer’s, said two people familiar with the investigation. Department of Justice staff investigating Cassava, based in Austin, Texas, specialize in investigating whether … Read more

BASF prepares further cuts in ammonia production in the event of a gas supply crisis

BASF prepares further cuts in ammonia production in the event of a gas supply crisis

A general view of German chemical company BASF Schwarzheide GmbH in Schwarzheide, Germany, December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BASF cut its ammonia production in September, reducing it even further Yara’s ammonia production in Europe is 27% below capacity SKW and Ineos say they are monitoring the … Read more

Australian inflation hits 21-year high, peak yet to come

Australian inflation hits 21-year high, peak yet to come

Q2 CPI rose 1.8% q/q, 6.1% y/y just below forecast Core inflation up record 4.9% YoY vs RBA target of 2-3% RBA seen 50bps rise next week, 75bps less chance SYDNEY, July 27 (Reuters) – Australian inflation hit a 21-year high in the last quarter and is expected to pick up further as food and … Read more

Fed to unveil another big rate hike as signs of economic slowdown mount

Fed to unveil another big rate hike as signs of economic slowdown mount

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell answers questions during a news conference following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2022 .REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – As the Federal Reserve is expected to raise its … Read more

Fed to unveil another big rate hike as signs of economic slowdown mount

Fed to unveil another big rate hike as signs of economic slowdown mount

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell answers questions during a news conference following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2022 .REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – As the Federal Reserve is expected to raise its … Read more