Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

WHO's Solidarity trial shows repurposed drugs for Covid-19 are ineffective WHO's Solidarity trial shows repurposed drugs for Covid-19 are ineffective

Ilan Schwartz, an infectious-disease physician at the University of Alberta in Canada. The NIH now recommends against the use of interferons (alpha or beta) for severe or critical patients with COVID-19, except in the context of a clinical trial.

Morgan Stanley profit crushes estimates on trading strength Morgan Stanley profit crushes estimates on trading strength

Within sales and trading, revenue from equity jumped 13.4% in the third quarter to £1.75 billion. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possibl...

London due to move from Covid Tier 1 to Tier 2 London due to move from Covid Tier 1 to Tier 2

Birmingham, part of the West Midlands, and other areas have been put under further restrictions after a rise in confirmed coronavirus cases, with London , Essex, and York set to enter the higher infection tiers from midnight. "Nobody wants to see mo...

WestJet indefinitely suspending flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff | Venture WestJet indefinitely suspending flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff | Venture

The Canadian low-priced carrier said it would operate two daily round-trip flights between Halifax and Toronto, nine weekly flights between Halifax and Calgary, and 11 weekly flights between Halifax and St. The airline is also suspending operations b...

Tesla Model 3 2021 refresh offers more range and other improvements Tesla Model 3 2021 refresh offers more range and other improvements

The $46,990 Long Range Model 3 can now go 353 miles, an impressive gain of 30 miles over the 2020 version. After the most recent updates of EPA range (all models), acceleration ( Model 3 ) and pricing (Model S ), the value proposition for Te...

Stripe to acquire Nigeria's Paystack in Africa push Stripe to acquire Nigeria's Paystack in Africa push

Five years later, the company has attracted a buyer who has seen the company's potential as it tries to expand into other regions of Africa. "This acquisition is the culmination of a close partnership between Stripe and Paystack over the last s...

FCA, Unifor Reach Agreement on New Deal, Averting Strike FCA, Unifor Reach Agreement on New Deal, Averting Strike

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has committed to a multi-year investment in assembling electric vehicles in Canada and to add up to 2,000 new jobs, a union representing some of the carmaker's workers announced Thursday. "I urge members to support this settlement...

Whereabouts of 17 NZ passengers in Melbourne still unknown, Daniel Andrews says Whereabouts of 17 NZ passengers in Melbourne still unknown, Daniel Andrews says

Saturday's statistics show the 14-day rolling average of new cases up to Friday stands at 8.1 for metropolitan Melbourne and 0.5 for regional areas. More than a dozen travellers from New Zealand have reportedly been detained at Melbourne airport af...

Latest Updates on the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine Latest Updates on the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

There are now no COVID-19 vaccines approved by US regulators, although a handful are in late-stage trials to prove they are safe and effective. At the moment, Haydock said there are a handful of developers in final phase 3 studies: AstraZeneca, Joh...

Coronavirus: Remdesivir has 'little effect' on death risks, says WHO Coronavirus: Remdesivir has 'little effect' on death risks, says WHO

The trial was created to be adaptive, allowing unpromising drugs to be dropped and others to be added. In a statement , Gilead said it was "concerned" that the data from the trial had not undergone vigorous review, and that it was unclear whether ...

Dow advances, S&P ekes out gain as vaccine timeline comes into focus Dow advances, S&P ekes out gain as vaccine timeline comes into focus

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 76.52 points or 0.27 per cent at the open to 28,570.72. The Dow is up 67.87 points, or 0.2%. USA stocks opened higher on Friday as Pfizer said it could apply for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine candid...

Why the Brexit trade talks are still far from over Why the Brexit trade talks are still far from over

But Lord Frost reportedly responded by telling Mr Barnier there would be little point in him coming to London unless he changed his approach. "There is only any point in Michel Barnier coming to London next week if he is prepared discuss all the is...

COVID-19 'will erase 30 years of progress fighting poverty' COVID-19 'will erase 30 years of progress fighting poverty'

The scale of disruptions in hard-hit economic sectors of the U.S. economy, notably restaurants, retail stores and airlines, suggests that without an available vaccine and effective drugs to combat the virus, many areas of the economy "face a particul...

US retail sales blow past expectations; outlook cloudy US retail sales blow past expectations; outlook cloudy

Commerce Department said Friday . Americans spent more than expected at retailers in September as the USA economy continued to recover and reaccelerate after slowing through the summer. economic recovery's health. Services such as haircuts and hot...

European Council casts spotlight on Turkey's provocations against Greece and Cyprus European Council casts spotlight on Turkey's provocations against Greece and Cyprus

Two weeks after their last summit where leaders discussed economic sanctions, the European Union has so far failed to persuade Ankara to stop exploring in waters disputed by Greece and Cyprus. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who returned from a v...

Britain puts more areas into lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

The Government is also facing major backlash from Greater Manchester and requests to increase lockdown restrictions to Tier 3 level. It was announced on Friday Lancashire will join Liverpool City under Tier 3 restrictions - the highest in the Gover...

European Union post-Brexit deal deadline slips away but Brussels still talking

Lord Frost tweeted: "Disappointed by the European Council conclusions on UK/EU negotiations". In an unexpected development European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was given leave from the talks to self-isolate after a member of her front...

Inflation rate hits 30-month high at 13.7% - NBS Inflation rate hits 30-month high at 13.7% - NBS

The consumer price index rose 1.7% last month from a year earlier, following a 2.4% gain in August, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. Annual inflation in Nigeria rose in September for the 13th month in a row, hitting a more-than ...

Mitsubishi's refreshed 2022 Eclipse Cross to land in Canada early '21 Mitsubishi's refreshed 2022 Eclipse Cross to land in Canada early '21

It also brings some tweaks to the infotainment, and for markets outside the US a plug-in hybrid . Eclipse Cross has many useful and practical features and technologies such as cruise control and anti-slip systems on slopes and bends, systems to me...

Goldman Sachs almost doubles profit to $3.5 billion Goldman Sachs almost doubles profit to $3.5 billion

Goldman's shares rose 0.6 per cent in early trading as shares of other big lenders fell. The trading division generated $4.55 billion in revenue, a 29% increase from a year earlier, which was fueled by bond trading results of $2.5 billion, almost...

USA tycoon who pledged millions for Black students admits tax fraud USA tycoon who pledged millions for Black students admits tax fraud

Anderson said. Reynolds and Reynolds, which is headquartered in OH, gives provides, software program merchandise and consulting to vehicle dealerships nationwide. "We is not going to hesitate to prosecute the neatest guys within the room". To keep ...

Apple launches iPhone 12 with LiDAR and 5G capabilities Apple launches iPhone 12 with LiDAR and 5G capabilities

If you have an older iPhone you can trade it in and receive up to £230 off the price of a new handset and there's also the option to pay for the device over two years interest-free. Apple is scheduled to begin preorders for the iPhone 12 and the ...

European Union to continue pursuing United Kingdom trade deal European Union to continue pursuing United Kingdom trade deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who in September had made today a deadline for an agreement to be reached, had indicated he would take stock of the leaders' comments today before deciding whether it is worth continuing with the "future rela...

Asia Today: Sydney lifts quarantine for N. Zealand travelers Asia Today: Sydney lifts quarantine for N. Zealand travelers

From today, New South Wales and the Northern Territory are allowing New Zealanders in without needing to quarantine. It's the first step towards a so called Trans-Tasman bubble. "Quarantine flights will be open to passengers who do not meet the saf...

European Union wins tariff clearance on $4bn of United States imports in Boeing case European Union wins tariff clearance on $4bn of United States imports in Boeing case

US sources say the previous award, allowing the European Union to retaliate against former perks for USA exporters, is no longer valid and that any deal must include verifiable enforcement. Bhanumurthy believes this stems from Trump's idea of protect...

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