CDC officials sound alarm for gay and bisexual men as monkeypox spreads in community

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday alerted gay and bisexual men that monkeypox appears … Read more

Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

An outbreak of the monkeypox virus in North America and Europe is primarily spreading through sex among men with about 200 confirmed and suspected cases across at least a dozen countries, World Health Organization officials said Monday. The outbreak has quickly advanced across Europe and North America over the last week and is expected to … Read more

Starbucks will exit Russia after 15 years, closing 130 licensed cafes

A woman drinks coffee in a Starbucks in a mall in Khimki outside Moscow. Alexander Natruskin | Russia After 15 years operating in Russia, Starbucks will exit the market, joining companies like McDonald’s, Exxon Mobil and British American Tobacco in withdrawing from the country completely. The coffee giant announced Monday that it will no longer … Read more

Pfizer says third Covid vaccine shot for kids under 5 is 80% effective against omicron

A healthcare worker administers a Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to a child at vaccination site in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech’s three-dose Covid vaccine for children six months to 5-years-old was 80% effective at preventing illness during the omicron wave, according … Read more

Hyundai plans $5 billion investment in U.S. on mobility technology

Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Hyundai Motor said on Sunday it plans to invest $5 billion in the US by 2025 to further develop mobility technologies in areas like autonomous driving, robotics, and AI The investment comes alongside the automaker’s recent announcement of a plan to spend $5.54 billion to build … Read more

Hyundai to invest $5.5 billion to build EVs and batteries in Georgia

The logo of Hyundai is shown at the #WeAreMobility fair at the 97th edition of the Brussels Motor Show on 18 January 2019, in Brussels. Dirk Waem | AFP via Getty Images Hyundai Motor on Friday confirmed plans to spend $5.54 billion to build its first dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the … Read more

World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner | CDC via AP The World Health Organization has confirmed … Read more

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says rising monkeypox cases suggest it’s spread ‘pretty wide’

The rising number of monkeypox cases in the US and Europe suggest the virus has already spread widely across communities, but it won’t likely cause a major epidemic like Covid, Pfizer board member and former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “Now that there’s been community spread, it may be hard to … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 launch update: What’s at stake

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft aboard is seen as it is rolled out to the launchpad for the OFT-2 mission scheduled to lift off on May 19, 2022. Joel Kowsky | NASA Boeing is set to make another attempt to reach the International Space Station with its Starliner çapsule … Read more

McDonald’s to sell Russian business to existing Siberian licensee

The Kremlin’s towers and passers-by are seen reflected in the window of a closed McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow on May 16, 2022. Natalia Kolesnikova | AFP | Getty Images McDonald’s said Thursday it has struck a deal to sell its Russian business to its current licensee in the market, Alexander Govor. Govor will acquire all … Read more