Nearly 1 in 5 adults who had COVID have lingering symptoms – US study

A test tube labeled “COVID-19 Test positive” is seen in this illustration picture taken, March 10, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Nearly 1 in 5 American adults who reported having COVID-19 in the past are still having symptoms of long … Read more

Sanctions-hit Kremlin stages ‘Russian Davos’ deprived or elite, Putin speaks Friday

Flags with the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) logo fly near the St. Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 14, 2022. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register International economic forum June 15-18 in St Petersburg No Western bigwigs at ‘Russian Davos’ due to sanctions Putin to … Read more

Test makers target monkeypox market as cases surge

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Diagnostic companies are racing to develop tests for monkeypox, hoping to tap into a new … Read more

Zero-COVID, big money: China’s anti-virus spending boosts medical, tech, construction

BEIJING, May 30 (Reuters) – China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy of constantly monitoring, testing and isolating its citizens to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has battered much of the country’s economy, but it has created bubbles of growth in the medical, technology and construction sectors. The Chinese government, alone among major countries in vowing to eradicate … Read more

Protests at NRA convention in Texas, but speakers reject new gun laws

HOUSTON, May 27 (Reuters) – Protesters holding signs and crosses with photos of victims from the Texas elementary school shooting protested Friday outside the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston, as the gun lobby came under pressure after the massacre. Attendance was dampened and speakers and featured musical acts stayed away as about 500 … Read more

Analysis: As shortage persists, Reckitt tightens grip on US baby formula market

Cans of Enfamil baby formula, produced by Mead Johnson, on partially empty shelves in a Target store, amid continuing nationwide shortages in infant and toddler formula, in San Diego, California, US, May 25, 2022. REUTERS / Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) – The US baby … Read more

Police face questions over their response to Texas school massacre

UVALDE, Texas, May 26 (Reuters) – The gunman in the Texas school massacre barged unchallenged through an unlocked door, then killed 19 children and two teachers while holed up in their classroom for an hour before a tactical team stormed in and killed him, police said on Thursday. The latest official details from the Texas … Read more

First baby formula shipment, enough for thousands of US infants, arrives from Europe

WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) – A military cargo plane carrying the first shipment of infant formula from Europe to help address a critical shortage in the United States landed in Indianapolis on Sunday and the White House said a second flight had been arranged. A Feb. 17 recall by top baby formula maker Abbott Laboratories … Read more

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to increase infant formula supply

WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden took steps on Wednesday to address the shortage of infant formula in the United States, invoking the Defense Production Act to help manufacturers obtain the ingredients needed to ramp up supply, the White House said. Biden also directed US agencies to use Defense Department commercial aircraft to … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Maker of Walmart, Amazon store-brand infant formulas expects shortages through rest of 2022

Empty shelves show a shortage of baby formula at a Target store in San Antonio, Texas, US May 10, 2022. REUTERS / Kaylee Greenlee Beal Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – Perrigo Company PLC (PRGO.N), which makes store-brand baby formulas for retailers including Walmart Inc (WMT.N) … Read more