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WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The World Health Organization on Friday warned that urgent action is needed to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, as cases have tripled over the past two weeks. Europe is the center of a global outbreak of the virus......

Palantir CEO Alex Karp on the difference between fighting with Peter Thiel and progressives

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As U.S. companies and executives balance publicly addressing hot-button political topics, Palantir CEO Alex Karp said many still struggle with figuring out when they must speak out and when they shouldn’t. “Companies have a problem that it’s very hard for......

Crypto is not replacing the U.S. dollar, Bitfury CEO Brian Brooks says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Crypto prices should be viewed more like internet stocks than currency, said Brian Brooks, the former U.S. Acting Comptroller of the Currency during the Trump Administration. The biggest misunderstanding around cryptocurrencies is that if they’re “not doing a great job......

CVS removes purchase limit on Plan B pills, says sales have ‘returned to normal’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CVS is removing the purchase limit it had put on emergency contraceptive pills following last week’s Supreme Court ruling, the chain said Tuesday. The reversal comes as sales have dipped back to normal levels and will be made both in......

U.S. to deploy nearly 300,000 monkeypox vaccine doses to fight outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mock-up vials labeled “Monkeypox vaccine” are seen in this illustration taken, May 25, 2022.  Dado Ruvic | Reuters The U.S. will deploy nearly 300,000 monekypox vaccine doses in the coming weeks in an effort to stamp out an outbreak of......

FDA panel recommends changing Covid shots to fight omicron this fall

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker prepares a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Manhattan in New York City, January 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters The Food......

Target will cover employees’ travel to other states for abortions, company memo says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person walks into a Target store in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Target will cover employees’ travel if they live in a state where abortion is banned, according to a company......

UK unlikely to return to mandatory Covid restrictions despite rising cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More than 1.7 million Brits — or around 1 in 35 people — tested positive for Covid in the week to June 18, the latest data from the U.K.’s Office for National Statistics showed Friday. Adrian Dennis | Afp |......

Pelosi says Democrats are mulling plans to protect abortion access, data stored in reproductive health apps

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) finishes a news conference after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade, which guaranteed a woman’s right to an abortion, in the Capitol Visitors Center on June 24, 2022 in Washington,......

CVS capping purchases of Plan B pills to ensure consistent supply

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Protesters outside the Supreme Court following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Brandon Bell | Getty Images News | Getty Images CVS is limiting the number of the emergency contraceptives commonly known as “morning after pills” and “Plan B” that......

Alabama abortion clinic cancels 100 appointments after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman chants at the Alabama State Capitol during the March for Reproductive Freedom against the state’s new abortion law, the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, in Montgomery, Alabama, May 19, 2019. Michael Spooneybarger | Reuters West Alabama Women’s Center......

Here’s how the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision could affect health insurance coverage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Abortion rights demonstrators protest outside the United States Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022.  Jim Bourg |......

Women in states that ban abortion will still be able to get abortion pills online from overseas

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this photo illustration, a person looks at an Abortion Pill (RU-486) for unintended pregnancy from Mifepristone displayed on a smartphone on May 8, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images Women in states that ban......

Anti-abortion states split on how to enforce ban, whether to prosecute or surveil doctors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Thousands take to the streets to protest in New York City. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is not only splitting the country into states where abortion is legal and......

World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a global health emergency at this time. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat, however,......

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says gay rights, contraception rulings should be reconsidered after Roe is overturned

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. Erin Schaff | Pool | Reuters Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday said landmark high court rulings that......

Biden calls abortion decision a ‘sad day,’ urges Americans to elect pro-abortion rights officials

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden pledged to take every step his administration can to protect abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on Friday, and called on voters to elect state and federal officials who......

Juul asks court for temporary block on FDA’s ban of its e-cigarettes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Juul brand vape cartridges are pictured for sale at a shop in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Juul asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block the Food and Drug Administration’s ban on its e-cigarettes temporarily. The request......

Suze Orman: Series I bonds are the one investment every person should have right now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here If there is one investment every person should have right now, it is a series I bond, according to personal finance expert Suze Orman. The bond’s variable interest rate is based on inflation, which means the asset currently has a......

CDC panel recommends Moderna two-dose Covid vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to clear Moderna‘s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for kindergartners through high schoolers for public distribution this week after the agency’s panel of independent vaccine experts unanimously voted Thursday to recommend the shots.......

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