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Famed investor Bill Ackman brushes off delta fears and predicts ‘massive’ economic boom

Famed investor Bill Ackman doesn’t think that the delta variant of COVID-19 will put much of a damper on the country’s economic recovery. Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, said that the delta variant is very contagious but is not notably more deadly than other strains of the virus across the world.… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Fears of third wave grow as infections rise in Europe

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Doctor Widad Abdi works in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated at the Clinique de l’Estree – ELSAN private hospital in… Read More »

Fears of anti-vaxx fights over vaccine

Overseas, employers are already lining up to insert “no jab, no job” clauses in employment contracts. But here in Australia legal experts warn it’s a minefield with the prospect of ugly disputes with anti-vaxxers looming in workplaces across the country. Both employers and service providers must comply with anti-discrimination laws and some workers may be… Read More »

Home healthcare sees surge in wake of COVID-19 nursing home fears

Dive Brief: Nursing homes lost about 18,000 jobs last month while home healthcare services gained the same amount, according to June’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some industry officials say it’s a trend accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic after nursing homes were brutally hit earlier this year given their vulnerable populations. No… Read More »

EU blasts Trump’s WHO funding cut, fears it worsens pandemic

GENEVA — Nations around the world reacted with alarm Wednesday after President Donald Trump announced a halt to the sizable funding the United States sends to the World Health Organization. Health experts warned the move could jeopardize global efforts to stop the coronavirus pandemic. At a briefing in Washington, Trump said he was instructing his… Read More »