Biden-backed Covid vaccine patent waiver will cause problems

Sergeant Jennifer Callender (L) of the Illinois Air National Guard administers a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to…

WHO chief urges world to follow U.S., waive Covid vaccine patent protections

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association…

Montana, South Carolina ending participation in fed unemployment programs

Henry McMaster, the governor of South Carolina. Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images At least two states…

WHO approves Covid vaccine made by China’s Sinopharm for emergency use

Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport…

29% of unemployed have been jobless over a year

Joan Slatkin/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images More than 1 in 4 unemployed Americans have…

Turkey and China disrupt the multibillion-dollar armed drone market

The widespread use of drones in Iraq and Afghanistan by the United States to target and…

Nancy Messonnier, who warned of Covid dangers, to resign from CDC

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Director Nancy Messonnier speaks during a press conference today…

U.S. Chamber of Commerce rips $300 jobless benefit, calls for repeal

A help wanted sign is posted at a taco stand in Solana Beach, California. Mike Blake…

Intesa Sanpaolo CEO sees deals in Italian banks within 12 months

LONDON — There will be new mergers in the Italian banking sector over the coming months,…

Covid still weighing on jobs but confidence is coming back

Labor Secretary Martin Walsh said Friday that the Covid-19 pandemic is still weighing on jobs but…

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 7

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading…

sales up 27% despite lockdowns

People in face masks walk in a street during an outbreak of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. Artyom…

EU ready to talk wave of IP rights after US backs move

Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The…

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Need Direct Regulation, SEC Chair Says

Text size SEC Chair Gary Gensler discussed regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The chair…

China’s greenhouse gas emissions exceed U.S., developed world: Report

A person walks past a coal fired power plant in Jiayuguan, Gansu province, China, on Thursday,…

CDC can consider lifting indoor Covid mask mandates now

Dr. Scott Gottlieb said that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can start to consider…

Daily U.S. data on May 6

More than 70% of Americans aged 65 and older are fully vaccinated, according to Centers for…

Covid vaccine makers’ shares seesaw after U.S. says it will back patent waivers

A healthcare worker fills a syringe with Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. At the Giorgio Companies site in…

Coinbase’s No Politics Mandate a ‘Success’, Says Chief Legal Officer

In brief Last fall, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong outlined a new, apolitical vision for his company’s…

Medicare needs to OK rule giving seniors access to FDA-approved medical devices

Mina De La O | Digital Vision | Getty Images Dr. Anand Shah is an oncologist…

World must cut methane emissions to avoid worst of climate change, UN says

Flames from a flaring pit near a well in the Bakken Oil Field. The primary component…

‘This virus is not going away’

Moderna CEO, Stephane Bancel attends 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit at the Jazz at Lincoln Center on…

Here’s why married couples must wait for unemployment tax refunds

Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images It’s unclear how many taxpayers will get a refund and what…

Moderna (MRNA) earnings Q1 2021

A nurse draws a Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, at East Valley Community Health Center in…

Restaurant Revitalization Fund opens, $28 billion in grants up for grabs

Chairs and tables are seen outside a closed restaurant in Washington D.C., the United States, on…

Moderna says vaccine generates promising immune response against variants

A doctor draws up a syringe with Moderna’s vaccine. Oliver Berg | picture alliance | Getty…

Vaccinated people who had Covid may have more protection against variants

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a…

States must refund unemployment benefits they clawed back in error

Unemployment applications are seen as City of Hialeah employees hand them out to people in front…

US backs waiving patent protections for Covid vaccines, citing global health crisis

Katherine C. Tai addresses the Senate Finance committee hearings to examine her nomination to be United…

Montana opts to end $300 unemployment boost. Other states may, too

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, is ending participation in federal unemployment programs June 27. William…