Protests erupted across China in an unprecedented defiance of Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy

Beijing CNN – Protests broke out all over China On Saturday, including on universities and in Shanghai as hundreds chanted “Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!” in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country’s increasingly tough and costly anti-Covid policy. a Deadly fire An apartment block in Urumqi, the capital of the … Read more

Falling home prices is coming. High unemployment could make it much worse

London CNN Business – Last year, Auckland’s largest real estate company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Homes were “flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, a principal at the Barfoot & Thompson real estate agency. “There were chin-breaking moments when agents would stand across the … Read more

Researchers identify a new type of respiratory syncytial virus associated with long-term infection

new Journal of Infectious Diseases The study examines the host pathogen or genetic risk factors for RSV infection and whether certain viral variants are associated with prolonged infection. Stady: Viral genetic determinants of prolonged respiratory syncytial virus infection among infants in a healthy birth cohort. Image credit: ART_ur / RSV transmission Human lung bone … Read more

Sepsis and COVID-19 High-risk patients are predicted using genetic model

Newswise – Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Oxford University, Queen Mary University and Imperial College have developed a new model to understand patients with sepsis, coronavirus and influenza whose immune systems are dysfunctional and likely to have poor outcomes. and their collaborators. The study was published today (November 2, 2022) in Translational Medicine Sciences, … Read more

Inside a Chinese iPhone factory, Foxconn wrestles with the chaos of Covid

Hong Kong – Foxconn Technology 2354 -0.76% The group is scrambling to contain A Covid-19 outbreak for weeks At an iPhone factory in central China, trying to appease panicked and frustrated workers during a crucial period for smartphone orders. At Foxconn’s main facility in Zhengzhou, the world’s largest assembly site for apple a company AAPL … Read more

AHF doubled down, Hammers-Gilead’s greed in SF Chronicle Ad | News

San Francisco – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 29, 2022 – Sunday 30th October AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), will display a full-page, color-coded promotional advertisement targeting Bay Area drug maker pricing and policies, Gilead Sciences, Inc.. The ad, which will be shown in the San Francisco Chronicle, is simply a headline “Greed,” However, the word “greedy” … Read more

Under Xi Jinping, Zero-Covid Accelerates China’s Surveillance Situation

Hong Kong CNN – As a new deadly virus swept through the central city of Wuhan and spread throughout the country China In early 2020, the country’s ruling Communist Party and its leader, Xi Jinping, faced a crisis on a scale not seen in decades. In Wuhan, chaos reigned. The city closed itself off from … Read more

China’s economy is in ‘deep trouble’ as Xi heads to Communist Party congress

Hong Kong CNN Business – When Xi Jinping took power a decade ago, China had just overtaken Japan to become the world’s second largest economy. It has grown at an extraordinary pace since then. With an average annual growth rate of 6.7% since 2012, China has experienced one of the fastest sustainable expansions of a … Read more

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies | Health, medicine and fitness

By Josh Bock – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – The White House is making a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, and is hosting North Carolina officials to highlight funding opportunities and hear firsthand how to do it. Relief from Corona VirusAnd the Infrastructure dollars Other policies … Read more

Pandemic and labor shortages keep typhoon victims in limbo | Health, medicine and fitness

By Hannah Schonbaum and Gary D. Robertson – The Associated Press RALLY, NC (AFP) – After nearly six years of flood damage from Hurricane Matthew, Thad Artis was displaced from his Goldsboro, North Carolina home, not being put into permanent housing. Living alone in a hotel for the past two years, growing frustrated with what … Read more