Disney and Walmart mandate vaccines for employees

Disney and Walmart, two of America's largest employers, announced Friday that they are requiring employees be vaccinated. Disney (DIS) is requiring all its salaried and non-union hourly employees in the US to be vaccinated. Workers who...

Goldman Sachs draws a line in the sand on employee vaccination

All eyes are on Wall Street as the Covid-19 Delta variant continues to spread and Corporate America starts rolling out vaccination policies. And although there's talk of banks requiring employees to show proof of vaccination, Goldman...

GOP sees widening rift over promoting Covid shots

Health Care While top Republicans pleaded with people to get vaccinated, others downplayed the threat of a Covid-19 resurgence. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s false claim that Covid-19 was “not dangerous” for some people earned a suspension from...

Inflation is here. The Delta variant could make it worse

The biggest question facing the US economy is when skyrocketing consumer prices will come back to earth. The emergence of the Delta variant only deepens that inflation mystery. The hope is that inflation will cool off...

Fauci, Paul clash on virus origins, trade charges of lying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, angrily confronted Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday in testimony on Capitol Hill, rejecting Paul's insinuation that the U.S. helped fund research...

Hy-Vee names Daniel Fick as chief medical officer

Hy-Vee has added Dr. Daniel Fick to its leadership team as chief medical officer. In the newly created position, Fick will oversee all of Hy-Vee’s health and medical initiatives and develop new services and offerings to...

Fauci frets ‘avoidable’ Covid-19 deaths among unvaccinated people

Coronavirus “It's really sad and tragic," he said. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci testifies at a May 26 Senate hearing. | Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP By NICK NIEDZWIADEK 07/04/2021 09:23 AM EDT Link Copied Anthony Fauci...

Walmart to offer affordable private brand insulin products

Walmart on Tuesday launched what the retail giant says is the first-ever private brand analog insulin, which will improve access and affordability to diabetes care by offering customers a significant price savings over branded versions...

Rush to close vaccination gap for Hispanics

Troves of misinformation, language barriers and fears around immigration enforcement are hampering efforts to vaccinate Hispanic communities against Covid-19, challenging the Biden administration’s push to crush the coronavirus as a dangerous new variant quickly spreads. Much...

CRISPR gene editing breakthrough could treat many more diseases

CRISPR gene editing already promises to fight diseases that were once thought unassailable, but techniques so far have required injecting the tools directly into affected cells. That's not very practical for some conditions. However, there's...

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