WHO meets to designate a new variant, warns against travel measures

WHO meets to designate a new variant, warns against travel measures

WHO convenes expert meeting to evaluate the B.1.1.529 variant Warns countries against imposing travel restrictions “This is one to see, I would say we are concerned” – WHO expert GENEVA, NOVEMBER 26 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday warned countries against the rapid imposition of travel restrictions on the new B.1.1.529 variant … Read more

France extends COVID-19 booster shots to all adults

A doctor talks to a patient at a coronavirus vaccination center (COVID-19) in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, France, on November 17, 2021. REUTERS / Stephane Mahe Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up PARIS, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – France said Thursday it would make COVID-19 booster shots available to all adults, tighten rules on … Read more

China asks Didi to delist from US due to security fears – Bloomberg News

SHANGHAI, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – Chinese regulators have asked top executives of ride-highiling giant Didi Global Inc (DIDI.N) to devise a plan to delist from US stock markets for fear of data security, Bloomberg News reported. China’s tech watchdog wants management to remove the company from the New York Stock Exchange due to concerns about … Read more

A former Apple employee inspires the state of Washington to take action to curb NDAs

The Apple Inc logo will be displayed outside the company’s 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, USA on June 13, 2016. REUTERS / Stephen Lam Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24 (Reuters) – A former Apple Inc (AAPL.O) employee who had filed a whistleblower … Read more

European states are adding booster vaccinations, planning shots for children in the middle of the COVID wave

Nov 25 (Reuters) – European countries expanded COVID-19 booster vaccinations, began plans to get shots at young children and tightened some curbs on Thursday as the continent battled an increase in coronavirus cases and concerns about its economic downturn grew. Slovakia went into a two-week lockdown, the Czech government declaring a 30-day state of emergency … Read more

Germany’s next government aims to legalize recreational cannabis

A Dutch woman smokes a cannabis cigarette at a coffee shop in Amsterdam. Photo taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS / Toussaint Kluiters / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up BERLIN, November 24 (Reuters) – Germany could become the first European country to legalize cannabis and approve its sale … Read more

The EU regulator gives the green light for the first COVID shot to 5-11 year olds

A healthcare worker receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Madrid, Spain, February 4, 2021. REUTERS / Sergio Perez Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up The movement comes while EU struggles register infections USA, Canada, Israel have approved shots at younger children First EU deliveries of lower dose … Read more

China says it notes the JPMorgan chief’s sincere apology over the remark

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon Speaks at Boston College Chief Executives Club Lunch in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, November 23, 2021. REUTERS / Brian Snyder Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that it noted JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) CEO Jamie Dimon’s … Read more

Russian mine accident kills 11, rescue efforts halted due to explosion hazard

Dozens are stuck underground, the rescue effort stopped Rescue workers fear explosion Recent accidents hit Russian coal mine area MOSCOW, November 25 (Reuters) – At least 11 miners died in a coal mine accident in Russia’s Siberia on Thursday, and an operation to rescue dozens more people trapped underground was suspended due to the risk … Read more

Amazon seeks to halt antitrust review of 2019 deal with India’s future, documents show

NEW DELHI, November 24 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has asked India’s Supreme Court to halt an expedited review of allegations that the US company was hiding information while seeking antitrust approval for a 2019 deal with India’s Future Group, legally shown papers seen by Reuters. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in June accused … Read more