Corporate profits are going to get ‘better and better,’ Credit Suisse’s Jonathan Golub predicts as earnings season begins

Credit Suisse’s Jonathan Golub is painting a more bullish picture for corporate America with earnings season officially underway.  “It’s going to get better and better as we progress throughout 2021 for their profits,” the firm’s chief U.S. equity strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” recently. JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo kicked off the season on … Read more

New York Gov. Cuomo asks to buy Covid vaccine directly from Pfizer amid dose shortages

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Monday for the ability to buy Covid-19 vaccine doses directly from the company. But the company … Read more

US and China clash at WHO over scientific mission in Wuhan

GENEVA – The United States called on China on Monday to allow an expert team from the World Health Organization (WHO) to interview “care givers, former patients and lab workers” in the central city of Wuhan, and ensure its access to medical data and samples. The team of WHO-led independent experts trying to determine the … Read more

Robots to provide food and medicine in Assam hospital – ET HealthWorld

Guwahati: For providing food and medicine to the patients, two robots were handed over to Assam medical and college (AMCH) in Dibrugarh. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handed over two robots to Principal AMCH Dr. Sanjib Kakati as a part of the Covid-19 infrastructure equipment grant sponsored by Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, Rotary Club of … Read more

All travellers to Singapore to undergo mandatory COVID test on arrival

All travellers, including Singaporeans and permanent residents, will need to take a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test upon arrival in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced. This will take effect from 11.59 pm on January 24 as part of tighter border measures to manage the risk of imported COVID-19 cases, reported the … Read more

Democratic governors accuse Trump administration of misleading them about vaccine stockpile

Several Democratic governors are criticizing the Trump administration for apparently misleading public health officials about holding a stockpile of Covid-19 vaccines in reserve. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday that the government would begin releasing doses of vaccine that were being held in “physical reserve” to ensure enough supply for second … Read more

India starts vaccinating: No hospitalisation reported, major problems were delay in uploading beneficiary lists

India initiated its Covid vaccination drive on Saturday and inoculated 1,91,181 healthcare workers across the country. In the evening, Additional Secretary (Health) Manohar Agnani said not a single post-vaccination hospitalisation was reported. But Delhi reported 51 “minor adverse events” and one “severe case” after vaccination at the time of going to press. Serum Institute of … Read more

Coronavirus Vaccination LIVE UPDATES: AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla receive vaccine shot

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive. (Photo source: ANI) Coronavirus vaccination in India LIVE UPDATES: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccination programme via video conferencing. While launching the drive the prime minister said that a vaccination drive at such a massive scale was never … Read more

CDC: New COVID Strain May Dominate U.S. by March

Jan. 15, 2021 — The CDC is urging Americans to double down on precautions to thwart the spread of the coronavirus, as the new B.1.1.7 “super strain” takes hold in the U.S. New CDC modeling shows the new strain could cause more than half of new infections in this country by March, even as … Read more

COVID Shortened U.S. Life Expectancy by Over a Year

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic significantly shortened life expectancy in the United States, especially among Black people and Hispanics, a new study says. With more than 336,000 COVID-19 deaths nationwide last year, researchers decided to examine the pandemic’s impact on life expectancy. The … Read more