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10:47 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. moves to fill gap in treatments for COVID, as Delta variant creates worrying spike in new cases in the U.K. The U.S. is planning to invest $3.2 billion to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 and other viruses that have the potential to become pandemics, moving to fill the gap in treatments for such serious illnesses as Ebola, dengue, West Nile and Middle East respiratory syndrome.
1:01 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Is that hotel clean? Here are three (dirty) red flags to watch forSome sure signs that your hotel may not be as safe or clean as it should be.
9:42 a.m. June 17, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
CureVac says its COVID vaccine was poor match against 29 COVID variants, as global case tally tops 177 millionThe global tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed above 177 million on Thursday, a day after disappointing news from CureVac with the German company saying its vaccine was only 47% effective in a late-stage clinical trial.
3:49 a.m. June 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Dollar Is the Big Winner From a Hawkish Fed Federal Reserve moves up timeline for interest rate hikes, Delta strain officially a “variant of concern,” Biden wraps up Putin summit, and other news to start your day.
12:58 a.m. June 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Why people over 50 might want to join this social media platformClubhouse encourages conversations and connections—what it is, how to join, and how to use it.
3:35 p.m. June 16, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
CDC aligns with WHO on delta COVID variant; experts warn of higher risks of infection and serious illnessThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reclassified the Delta variant of COVID-19 as one "of concern," underscoring how much more prevalent the B.1.617.2 variant first identified in India is becoming in the U.S.
11:20 a.m. June 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden Lays Down the Law to Putin on Infrastructure Cyberattacks Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
2:00 a.m. June 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
America Is Giving Away Millions of Vaccine Doses. It's Not Enough. Vaccine sharing needs to be a sustained part of America's pandemic response, writes Michelle McMurry-Heath.
2:46 p.m. June 15, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Fear grows that delta variant will become dominant COVID strain worldwide as WHO says it's now in 74 countriesThe Delta variant of COVID-19 has now been detected in 74 countries, prompting fears it will become the dominant strain around the world, as it continues to spread rapidly including in Southern U.S. states that have lagged on vaccination.
3:51 a.m. June 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
Dimon Is Betting Inflation Fears Will Return Vaccinations offer protection against concerning Delta variant, Biden calls NATO alliance “rock-solid,” Americans are keeping their cars longer, and other news to start your day.
3:49 a.m. June 15, 2021 - By Tonya Garcia
Consumers find shortages and higher prices as COVID-impacted supply chains shift for recoveryCompanies have reported low levels of inventory, pallets and other items.
6:22 p.m. June 14, 2021 - By Jason Douglas
U.K. data show COVID-19 vaccines provide significant protection from delta variantSeparate studies from researchers in England and Scotland published Monday found that while protection against infection was somewhat diminished against delta compared with more established variants, two doses of vaccine offered considerable protection against severe illness and hospitalization.
8:43 a.m. June 14, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The Girl Scouts are facing an unusual problem this year: 15 million boxes of unsold cookiesThe 109-year-old organization says the coronavirus — not thinner demand for Thin Mints — is the main culprit.
8:19 a.m. June 14, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
'We will all be incredibly rusty': The softball field replaces the water cooler as company sports teams reunite'Knowing I’m going to see them at the game, it’s just easier.'
5:47 a.m. June 14, 2021 - By Jaimy Lee
How 6 feet became 3: Meet an ER doctor behind the research showing kids are still safe in school with new social-distancing standardDr. Elissa Schechter-Perkins is an emergency room physician at Boston Medical Center. She's also a co-author of a study that indicates three feet of spacing is just as safe for students as six feet of distance as long as they are masked.
4:11 a.m. June 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Elon Musk Gives Bitcoin a Bounce Novavax says its vaccine is 90% effective, NATO expected to toughen G-7 stance on China, Shell reportedly mulling sale of Texas shale, and other news to start your day.
5:57 a.m. June 12, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
New U.S. COVID-19 cases and deaths jump to two weeks highsThe number of new daily COVID-19 cases and deaths jumped to the highest levels in more than two weeks, as the daily vaccination rate continues to suggest President Biden's goal won't be met.
5:37 a.m. June 12, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
YouTube suspends GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for 7 days over COVID treatment videoYouTube has blocked Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) from uploading videos for seven days over clips the platform said violated its COVID-19 “medical misinformation policies.”
11:20 a.m. June 11, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices up for third week to highest in over 2 years as IEA forecasts pre-COVID demand levels by late 2022Producers will need to increase output to keep up with demand recovery, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.
5:37 a.m. June 11, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
COVID-19 Delta variant a growing worry in Europe, warn Spanish and U.K. health officialsThe Delta variant now accounts for 90% of coronavirus cases in the U.K. and the World Health Organization has warned it could become prevalent in Europe.
2:00 a.m. June 11, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Vaccine Bonds Are Helping Defuse the Pandemic Generosity and a healthy self-interest are producing hundreds of millions of dollars for vaccination campaigns. 
2:46 p.m. June 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
U.S. global vaccine donation plan draws cheers, questions U.S. plans to donate 500 million more COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries were met Thursday with both celebration and hesitation amid questions over whether the effort will be enough to help poor regions desperate for doses.
8:00 a.m. June 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Lebanese hospitals are facing dangerous supply shortagesHospitals in Lebanon warned Thursday they may be forced to suspend kidney dialysis next week amid severe shortages in supplies, the latest in Lebanon’s accelerating crises and collapsing health sector.
5:17 a.m. June 10, 2021 - Barrons.com
Inflation Is Here. But It Won’t Doom Stocks. GameStop taps Amazon executives for CEO, finance chief, SEC to review market structure, Biden reverses Trump orders that tried to ban TikTok, and other news to start your day.
4:40 a.m. June 10, 2021 - Barrons.com
Pfizer and BioNTech Will Sell 500 Million Covid Vaccine Doses to the U.S. for Global Distribution The deal comes as global concern grows over a new Covid-19 variant, designated the Delta variant, that is thought to have played a role in the outbreak in India this spring.
11:07 a.m. June 9, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices end below $70 as domestic gasoline supplies jump, fuel demand falls U.S. oil futures log a modest loss on Wednesday to finish below the $70 mark following data that showed domestic crude inventories down a third-straight week, but gasoline stockpiles up by seven million barrels.
9:28 a.m. June 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
Merck Could See $1.2 Billion Covid-19 Antiviral Sale to U.S. Government If Merck's experimental Covid-19 antiviral receives emergency-use authorization from the FDA, the federal government will $1.2 billion of it, representing 1.7 million treatment courses.
3:48 a.m. June 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Alibaba, Alphabet, and Amazon Stock Are Bargains, This Value Manager Says Samantha McLemore, founder of Patient Capital Management and a protégé of legendary value investor Bill Miller, presents the bullish case for Alibaba, ADT, Stitch Fix, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, and more.
4:59 p.m. June 6, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Senators say U.S. will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccineThe U.S. will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, part of President Joe Biden's move to share tens of millions of jabs globally, three American senators said Sunday, after the self-ruled island complained that China is hindering its efforts to secure vaccines as it battles an outbreak.
8:33 a.m. June 4, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Cruises are finally returning to U.S. ports — here's what will be different post-COVIDCarnival's biggest ship ever just pulled into its new home in Port Canaveral, and a Celebrity cruise will set sail June 26 after the cruise line got a green light from the CDC.
8:11 a.m. June 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Dangerous Politicization of American Science Shaming people who take the Covid-19 lab leak theory seriously 'is really dangerous in what we would consider a free society,' says science journalist Kira Peikoff.
7:22 a.m. June 4, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Global COVID-19 cases top 172 million as WHO warns of possible third wave in Africa after 20% increase in infections in two weeksThe global tally of COVID-19 cases climbed above 172 million on Friday, a day after the World Health Organization warned of a potential third wave in Africa with cases in the last two weeks up 20% from the previous fortnight.
4:08 a.m. June 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Elon Musk Just Can’t Quit Bitcoin AMC looks to sell more stock, Ackman’s SPAC in talks over 10% stake in Universal Music Group, U.S. investment banned in 59 Chinese companies, and other news to start your day.
2:32 a.m. June 4, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 172 million and more than 2 billion vaccine doses have been administeredThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 172 million on Friday, while the death toll rose to 3.7 million, . The U.S. remained in the lead globally in cases with 33.3 million and deaths with 596,434, JHU data show, but the seven-day average for cases has fallen 48% from two weeks ago, , for deaths has dropped 28% and for hospitalizations has declined 22% as vaccinations continue to increase. The number of Americans fully vaccinated increased to 136.6 million, or 41.2% of the total population, while the number of people who are at least 18 years old who have been fully vaccinated grew to 134 million, or 52% of the population. The World Health Organization warned on Thursday of a possible third wave of cases in Africa, with eight countries reporting a surge of more than 30% in new infections, The variant that first emerged in India, now called delta variant, is believed to be contributing to the surge. India is second in cases at 28.6 million, and third by fatalities at 340,702, numbers that are held to be vastly undercounted given a shortage of tests. Brazil is third with 16.8 million cases, and second in deaths at 469,388. The U.K. has 4.5 million cases and 128,075 deaths, the fifth-highest toll in the world and most in Europe.
9:56 a.m. June 3, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Covax gets $2.4 billion in COVID vaccine supply commitments for world's poorest countries as experts warn on variantsThe global tally of COVID-19 cases neared 172 million on Thursday, and the number of vaccines administered edged closer to 2 billion, a day after a summit ended with pledges of $2.4 billion to the Covax program that aims to secure vaccine supply for the world's poorest countries.
6:27 a.m. June 3, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
WHO announces new COVID variant names to avoid 'stigmatizing'Using the names of places where the variants were first detected is a practice the WHO says is 'discriminatory'
3:41 a.m. June 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Massachusetts ferry operator becomes latest victim of dangerous new ransomware waveLast year alone, ransomware gangs hit more than 100 federal, state and municipal agencies in the U.S., upwards of 500 healthcare centers, 1,680 educational institutions, and untold thousands of businesses, according to the cybersecurity firm Emsisoft.
9:47 p.m. June 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
China aims to vaccinate 80% of its 1.4 billion people by the end of 2021After a slow start, China is now doing what virtually no other country in the world can: harnessing the power and all-encompassing reach of its one-party system and a maturing domestic vaccine industry to administer shots at a staggering pace.
11:52 a.m. June 2, 2021 - By Lina Saigol
Zero U.K. COVID-19 deaths recorded for first time since start of pandemicThe U.K. recorded no daily deaths from COVID-19 for the first time since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday.
4:25 a.m. June 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
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