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  • Last update 230 day ago 02/03/2021New

    Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy to take over in Q3

    Amazon announced on Tuesday that AWS CEO Andy Jassy will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO during the third quarter of this year. Bezos will transition to executive chair of Amazon’s board. Bezos said in a letter to employees. “In the Exec Chair role, I intend to focus my energies and attention on new products and early initiatives. Andy is well known inside the company and has been at Amazon almost as long as I have. He will be an outstanding leader, and he has my full confidence.”

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  • Last update 251 day ago 01/13/2021New

    The United States will change the way the coronavirus vaccine is distributed, and low-priority groups can start vaccination

    The Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that the federal government is changing the way the new coronavirus vaccine is distributed, which is currently based on how to quickly scale it to the elderly. Azar told reporters at a press conference that the country intends to use two weeks to change this distribution method. A senior administration official also told CNBC that the states' focus on vaccinations for health care workers and nursing homes has created a bottleneck that has slowed the pace of vaccinations. To accelerate the pace of vaccination, Azar and FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn last week urged states to begin targeting low-priority groups for vaccination. The CDC recommends immunization of health care workers and nursing homes first, but states can distribute the vaccine as they see fit. For example, it is distributed to: the elderly, people with pre-existing conditions, police officers, firefighters and other essential staff.

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  • Last update 256 day ago 01/08/2021New

    All three telecom companies would have been delisted by that law

    China Mobile , the largest telecom company in China, and its two smaller peers, China Telecom and China Unicom, were all recently targeted with a delisting order from the Trump administration. Last November, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that barred American citizens from purchasing shares of U.S.-listed Chinese companies with alleged ties to the Chinese military after Jan. 11. Last December, President Trump approved a new law that would delist all foreign companies that can't prove they aren't controlled by a foreign government. If a company fails to do so through U.S.-approved audits for three consecutive years, it will be delisted from U.S. exchanges. The order won't hurt the three telecom companies The shares of China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom that trade on the NYSE are merely fragments of their subsidiaries. According to China's Securities Regulatory Commission, the NYSE-listed ADR shares of all three telecom companies represent just 2% of the respective companies' outstanding shares, so the de-listings won't hurt their core businesses. Instead, the delisting order will hurt U.S. investors, who will be forced to liquidate their holdings,

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  • Last update 256 day ago 01/08/2021New

    Pelosi calls on Capitol Police chief to resign after riot

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday called for the resignation of the head of Capitol Police and announced that another security official would step down following the rioting at the Capitol the previous day. Pelosi said during a news conference that she has yet to hear from Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund since Wednesday's events.

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  • Last update 256 day ago 01/08/2021New

    Pelosi calls on Capitol Police chief to resign after riot

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday called for the resignation of the head of Capitol Police and announced that another security official would step down following the rioting at the Capitol the previous day. Pelosi said during a news conference that she has yet to hear from Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund since Wednesday's events.

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  • Last update 257 day ago 01/07/2021New

    CDC said: The severe allergic reaction of the coronavirus vaccine is 10 times that of the flu vaccine, but it is still relatively rare

    The CDC said on Wednesday that the severe allergic reaction caused by the coronavirus vaccine was significantly higher than other vaccines that Americans received for the first time. However, the CDC said that this severe allergic reaction is still relatively rare. 1.9 million people were vaccinated with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine in mid-to-late December last year. Among them, 21 cases suffered from anaphylactic shock or severe allergic reactions threatened their lives. Among the 21 people who experienced severe allergic reactions, 17 of them had a history of allergies. The study also found that 7 of these people have a history of anaphylactic shock. These data also mean that approximately 11 out of every million people vaccinated will experience anaphylactic shock. According to CDC data, this risk is approximately 10 times higher than that of the flu vaccine.

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  • Last update 258 day ago 01/06/2021New

    The student went to the supermarket but was given the coronavirus vaccine by mistake

    Law student David MacMillan was in a Giant grocery store in Washington, D.C. at night. He and his friends were called by a pharmacist and told them that there are now two doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine. The store will close at ten o'clock. If the two doses are not used, they must be thrown away. And asked David and his friends if they want an injection? The remaining two doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine are because medical workers did not go for the vaccination as agreed, and Moderna needs to be stored at a very low temperature. Once thawed, the vaccine dose can only last a few hours before it expires. The health department in the district does not want any dose to be wasted. David and his friends also received the coronavirus vaccine. According to city guidelines, if the coronavirus vaccine provider is unable to inject the unused dose of vaccine into the medical staff or the first batch of vaccinated persons at the last minute, they can inject it to anyone who happens to be nearby.

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  • Last update 263 day ago 01/01/2021New

    An employee deliberately destroyed more than 500 doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine

    An employee of a medical institution on the outskirts of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, took out 57 vials of Moderna coronavirus vaccine from the refrigerator in the pharmacy, deliberately destroying more than 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine! (Each vial has enough 10 doses of vaccination). After preliminary internal review, it was temporarily considered that the incident was an accidental human error, but this error prevented more than 500 people from being vaccinated. The medical institution was very disappointed and a serious error. The employee was eventually fired. Although the motive is unknown, the local police said they are investigating the incident with the help of federal authorities.

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  • Last update 264 day ago 12/31/2020New

    California has found the first case of variant (new strain) coronavirus

    New York Governor Govin Newsom said on Wednesday that California health officials have confirmed the state's first case of a new, more contagious strain of Covid-19 originally found in the UK. The patient was in the southern part of the state. Newsom told Dr. Anthony Fauci in a live Q&A on Facebook. Fauci told Newsom: I don’t think Californians should think this is a strange thing. This is something that’s expected.

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  • Last update 264 day ago 12/31/2020New

    The UK becomes the first country to approve the coronavirus vaccines for Oxford and AstraZeneca

    vaccine, which is cheaper and easier to distribute than some competing vaccines. The UK has also become the first country to approve the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine, which will be distributed from January 4. The Oxford and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are not as effective as other coronavirus vaccines in clinical trials. This vaccine has not yet been sold in the United States.

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