‘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

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

Google helps jittery stocks ahead of the Fed

Google helps jittery stocks ahead of the Fed

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing the Shanghai Composite Index, the Nikkei Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/ Kim Kyung Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nasdaq futures … Read more

Credit Suisse set to announce Koerner as CEO, latest change at helm – sources

Credit Suisse set to announce Koerner as CEO, latest change at helm – sources

July 26 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.S) is set to announce Ulrich Koerner as chief executive, the Swiss bank’s latest management change as it struggles to recover from a series of scandals, two sources close to the situation said on Tuesday. Pressure has been mounting on current CEO Thomas Gottstein for months over … Read more

Cryptoverse: What crisis? Venture capitalists are betting big on crypto

Cryptoverse: What crisis?  Venture capitalists are betting big on crypto

July 26 (Reuters) – All is not gloomy. Even as the crypto sector shivers through the gloomy winter, venture capitalists are pumping money into digital currency and blockchain startups at a pace that is expected to surpass last year’s record high. . In the first half of the year, VCs bet $17.5 billion on these … Read more