Pediatric Respiratory Infections, Escalating Influenza Cases – UBMD Physicians Group

Oscar G. Gomez, MD, is seeing an extraordinary increase in both RSV and influenza cases among children in Buffalo. published November 28, 2022 The story of Ellen Goldbaum The request that children’s hospitals nationwide made this month for the federal government to declare an official emergency was not given the spike in respiratory syncytial virus … 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

China’s manufacturing hub in Guangzhou has been partially closed as the COVID outbreak widens

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin around the same time in China, a three-times-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s affecting the world. Register here. Hong Kong CNN – The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has locked down more than … 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

How Covid prompted startups in Singapore to use technology to revolutionize mental health support

Singapore CNN Business – Many Asian countries made tougher COVID-19 restrictions compared to other continents, a reality that has caused concerns about elevated levels of stress, anxiety and isolation. Now, a number of young entrepreneurs are taking advantage of technology to provide greater access to mental health care there. In July, Singapore-based Intellect raised $20 … 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

China-Zero-Covid: Anger over politics is on the rise, but Beijing refuses to change course

CNN – A young woman stands on her balcony, screaming in desperation after her building was ordered to close. Fighting back tears, she screams abuse at the workers in protective gear below in a recent video on social media platform Weibo that appears to epitomize the Chinese public’s growing frustration with their government’s tough anti-coronavirus … Read more

Opinion: The Fed doesn’t have a choice anymore. Prepare to slack

Editor’s note: Gad Levanon is the chief economist at the Burnt Glass Institute. He is the past president of the Conference Board’s Labor Market Institute. The opinions expressed in this comment are his own. For many economists and analysts, the US economy represented a paradox this year. On the one hand, increase in GDP It … Read more

5 things to know on September 23: Hurricane Fiona, Ukraine, immigrants, Covid scams, air travel

CNN – Halloween is still more than a month away, but some major retailers are already preparing for Christmas. Walmart and Target said they’re getting an early start on this year’s holiday shopping season in stores and online as families across the country continue to grapple with persistently high inflation that is forcing them to … Read more

Federal watchdog says pandemic unemployment benefits fraud could exceed $45 billion

CNN – About $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment benefits may have been fraudulently paid to criminals between March 2020 and April 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General said in a statement. note Thursday. It’s the latest report to identify widespread schemes to steal money from a variety of federal relief programs. … Read more