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Monkeypox spread to more than 20 countries, but outbreaks containable, WHO says

Monkeypox spread to more than 20 countries, but outbreaks containable, WHO says

RT: Maria Van Kerkhove, Head a.i. Emerging Diseases and Zoonosis at the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the situat [...]
FDA commissioner Robert Califf expects shortage to end within two months

FDA commissioner Robert Califf expects shortage to end within two months

Shelves normally meant for baby formula sit nearly empty at a store in downtown Washington, DC, on May 22, 2022.Samuel Corum | AFP | Getty ImagesFood [...]
Mortgage demand slides further, even as interest rates pull back slightly

Mortgage demand slides further, even as interest rates pull back slightly

Mortgage rates turned lower for the second straight week, but it wasn't enough to boost demand for either new purchase loans or refinances, according [...]
House grills FDA commissioner, Abbott executive on baby formula shortage

House grills FDA commissioner, Abbott executive on baby formula shortage

[The stream is slated to start at 11 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]The head of the Food and Drug Adm [...]
CDC says monkeypox doesn’t spread easily by air: ‘This is not Covid’

CDC says monkeypox doesn’t spread easily by air: ‘This is not Covid’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to calm public anxiety over how the monkeypox virus is transmitted, emphasizing that it doesn't s [...]
FTC launches investigation into infant formula shortage

FTC launches investigation into infant formula shortage

A woman shops for baby formula at Target in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 16, 2022, as a nationwide shortage of baby formula continues due to supply cha [...]
What retail woes signal about the market’s fight against inflation

What retail woes signal about the market’s fight against inflation

Jay Laprete | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesRetailers are missing and missing big. It started last week with the Walmart and Target results which showed big [...]
The benefits of major cities amid remote work and rent inflation

The benefits of major cities amid remote work and rent inflation

Many renters believe that a cost-of-living crisis is brewing in America's major cities.New York City is showing up as a hotspot of rent inflation. The [...]
As number of billionaires climbs, new calls for wealth taxes emerge

As number of billionaires climbs, new calls for wealth taxes emerge

A mobile billboard calling for higher taxes on the ultra-wealthy depicts an image of billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos, near the U.S. Capitol on May [...]
CDC officials sound alarm for gay and bisexual men as monkeypox spreads in community

CDC officials sound alarm for gay and bisexual men as monkeypox spreads in community

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification o [...]
Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

An outbreak of the monkeypox virus in North America and Europe is primarily spreading through sex among men with about 200 confirmed and suspected cas [...]
Inflation is rising, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, other sports tickets

Inflation is rising, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, other sports tickets

People are changing their spending habits as prices surge at rates not seen in four decades, making choices that favor experiences. That means big dem [...]
How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media

How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media

Elon Musk wears many hats as Tesla CEO, SpaceX CEO, and founder of the Boring Company and Neuralink.He's also a prolific Twitter user. The news that M [...]
‘A dereliction of duty:’ U.S. lawmakers grill FDA commissioner over baby formula shortage 

‘A dereliction of duty:’ U.S. lawmakers grill FDA commissioner over baby formula shortage 

Robert Califf testifies during the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the nomination to be commissioner of the Food and [...]
World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left [...]
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