‘Blood on your hands’ if world steps back on tackling COVID now, WHO official says

‘Blood on your hands’ if world steps back on tackling COVID now, WHO official says

Bruce Aylward, Senior Advisor to the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland, December 20, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – If rich nations think the pandemic is over, they should help lower-income countries reach that … Read more

WHO ‘strongly advises against’ use of two COVID treatments

WHO ‘strongly advises against’ use of two COVID treatments

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Two COVID-19 antibody therapies are no longer recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), on … Read more

End of COVID pandemic is ‘in sight’ -WHO chief

End of COVID pandemic is ‘in sight’ -WHO chief

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com 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, his most optimistic outlook yet on the years-long health crisis which has killed over six million people. “We … Read more

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna is suing Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved in … Read more

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

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

Aug 22 (Reuters) – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease official who became the face of America’s COVID-19 pandemic response under Presidents Donald Trump and Joe Biden, announced on Monday he is stepping down in December after more than five decades of public service. Fauci, whose efforts to fight the pandemic were applauded … Read more

Musk approaches brain chip startup Synchron about deal amid Neuralink delays

Musk approaches brain chip startup Synchron about deal amid Neuralink delays

Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 19 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has approached brain chip implant developer Synchron Inc about a potential investment as his own … Read more

Russia accuses Kyiv of poisoning some of its soldiers in Ukraine

Russia accuses Kyiv of poisoning some of its soldiers in Ukraine

A tank of Russian troops drives in Russian-held part of Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, July 23, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermoshenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 20 (Reuters) – Russia’s defense ministry accused Ukraine on Saturday of poisoning some of its servicemen in the Russian-controlled part of Ukraine’s southeastern region of Zaporizhzhia … Read more

Amazon’s connected device cart grows with $1.7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Amazon’s connected device cart grows with .7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will acquire the maker of robot vacuum cleaner iRobot Corp (IRBT.O) in an all-cash deal for about $1.7 billion, in the latest push by the world’s largest online retailer to expand its cart of smart home devices. Amazon will pay $61 per share, valuing the Roomba-maker at a … Read more

Evergrande offers sweetener for debt revamp as China property crisis worsens

Evergrande offers sweetener for debt revamp as China property crisis worsens

A partially removed company logo of China Evergrande Group is seen on the facade of its headquarters, near a traffic light in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China January 10, 2022. REUTERS/David Kirton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, July 29 (Reuters) – China Evergrande Group will offer its offshore creditors asset … Read more

Breakingviews: GE is fine, it’s everyone else that’s the problem

Breakingviews: GE is fine, it’s everyone else that’s the problem

Technicians build LEAP engines for jetliners at a new, highly automated General Electric (GE) factory in Lafayette, Indiana, US on March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Alwyn Scott/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, July 26 (Reuters Breakingviews) – No man is an island, but General Electric (GE.N) boss Larry Culp might … Read more