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

HSBC suspends exec Stuart Kirk over climate change remarks

British banking giant HSBC has suspended a top executive who argued during a recent public presentation that the financial risks of climate change were overblown and exaggerated by central bank officials and other policymakers. The suspended employee, Stuart Kirk, is global head of responsible investment at HSBC’s asset management division. He made the remarks during … Read more

Tomatoes gene-edited to provide more vitamin D

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Fish and dairy products are the best dietary sources of vitamin D, which can make it a struggle for those on a plant-based diet to … 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

JPMorgan Chase, Gap, VMWare & more

People pass the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Mike Segar | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. JPMorgan Chase – JPMorgan rose 7% after the bank said it expects to reach key return targets sooner than planned thanks to rising interest … Read more

Markets are down, but these charts explain why investors shouldn’t panic

new York CNN Business — What goes up must come down, and what goes bull must go bear. The conventional wisdom is that a bit of market madness is inevitable, cyclical and should give investors a potential buying opportunity. But unfortunately this downswing doesn’t appear to be the devil we know. Markets are contending with … Read more

The formula market needs more producers but newcomers face enormous hurdles

The formula shortage has exposed an inflexible industry dominated by just three to four large players that own a majority of formula production in the United States. There’s little wiggle room when one plant abruptly shuts down, as Abbott Nutrition’s plant in Sturgis, Michigan, did in February after bacterial contamination. By May, stores were reporting … 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

Didi’s disastrous foray onto Wall Street is nearly over

Hong Kong CNN Business — Shareholders will vote Monday on Didi’s plan to quit the New York Stock Exchange less than a year after China’s largest ride-hailing firm launched its $4.4 billion initial public offering. Just days after Didi’s Wall Street debut last summer, Chinese authorities banned the service from app stores in the country, … Read more