U.S. FDA experts narrowly recommend Merck's COVID-19 new drug molnupiravir2021-12-01
An expert committee on Tuesday voted to narrowly recommend that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorize a COVID-19 pill from Merck for high-risk adults, the first in a new class of antiviral drugs that could work against a wide range of variants, including Omicron.
U.S. Treasury likely to run out of cash before end of December: CBO2021-12-01
The U.S. Treasury Department would most likely run out of cash before the end of December if Congress fails to raise the debt limit, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said on Tuesday.
U.S. FTC launches probe into supply chain disruptions2021-11-30
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said on Monday that it has launched an investigation into supply chain disruptions and has ordered nine large companies to provide detailed information to help study the causes of empty shelves and sky-high prices.
"Vaccine" chosen as Merriam-Webster's 2021 word of the year2021-11-30
U.S. leading reference books publisher Merriam-Webster announced Monday that "vaccine" has been chosen as the company's 2021 word of the year, following a year in which mass vaccination against COVID-19 has been carried out in the country and debate over the shots has never abated.
Robberies at luxury stores increase on Black Friday in southern California2021-11-28
A surge in "smash-and-grab" robberies at luxury stores this week forced the retailers and police in the southern California to increase in security on the Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving that traditionally marks the start of the Christmas shopping season in the United States.
U.S. scrambles to take actions over Omicron variant's chilling effect2021-11-28
The World Health Organization (WHO) said there was preliminary evidence that the variant, which it named Omicron after the Greek letter, was more transmissible than the Delta variant that is currently dominant worldwide, and other virus strains.
Merck pill under review as U.S. alerted over rising cases, new variant of COVID-192021-11-27
U.S. health regulators are expected to make public on Friday a staff review about the COVID-19 pill molnupiravir from Merck & Co. and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP, with an analysis of clinical-trial data for the drug included, according to The Wall Street Journal.
U020211126339951672102.jpg U.S. COVID-19 vaccination uneven, high rates among federal personnel2021-11-26
Pedestrians walk in front of a COVID-19 vaccinatioAs other industries with workers in public-facing
U.S. should not impose radical concept of rights on other countries: WSJ2021-11-26
The United States has failed to promote basic rights in Afghanistan, and is pushing an "avant-garde concept of rights" with the result of isolating itself, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has said.
U.S. Fed's inflation measure posts biggest year-over-year increase since early 1990s2021-11-25
A key U.S. inflation measure closely watched by the Federal Reserve in October posted its biggest year-over-year increase since the early 1990s amid supply chain bottlenecks, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
U.S. forced into head-on combat with COVID-19 as cases hike in holiday season2021-11-25
Anthony Fauci, U.S. President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser, says that the "overwhelming majority" of vaccinated Americans should receive a booster dose, adding the definition of a full vaccination could expand to include three doses of an mRNA vaccine such as those from Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna, or two doses of the J&J vaccine.
Biden to nominate Jerome Powell for second term as Fed chair2021-11-23
U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday announced that he intends to nominate Jerome Powell for a second term as Federal Reserve chairman and to nominate Lael Brainard as vice chair.
Multiple injured after car drives into holiday parade in U.S. Wisconsin2021-11-22
A vehicle plowed into a crowd at a holiday parade on Sunday afternoon in U.S. northeastern state of Wisconsin, causing multiple injuries, local media reported.
1310324443_16375409151821n.jpg General elections underway in Chile amid COVID-19 pandemic2021-11-22
General elections underway in Chile amid COVID-19 pandemic
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