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RPT Amazon launches virtual healthcare clinic in U.S. for common ailments

November 15 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O) on Tuesday launched the Amazon Clinic, a virtual platform where users can connect with healthcare providers to help treat common conditions such as allergies and skin conditions. Amazon has been looking for years to expand its presence in the healthcare sector, where it is a small player. He …

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Wall Street ends higher as investors eye U.S. midterms

Take-Two and Lyft collapse on pessimistic forecasts Amgen climbs on cholesterol drug data Indices: S&P 500 +0.56%, Nasdaq +0.49%, Dow +1.02% Nov 8 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended higher on Tuesday in the vote in the midterm elections that will determine control of the U.S. Congress, with investors betting on a political deadlock that could …

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CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 bln to settle U.S. opioid claims

Nov 2 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp (CVS.N)Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc. (WMT.N) agreed to pay approximately $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed by U.S. state, local and tribal governments accusing drugstore chains of mishandling opioid painkillers. CVS said Wednesday it agreed to pay about $5 billion over 10 years, …

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Equities close lower as rise in yields overshadows earnings

US 10-year Treasury yield at highest since July 2008 Netflix jumps after reversing customer losses Procter & Gamble and Travelers post positive results PHLX housing index drops on weak US housing data Dow down 0.33%, S&P 500 down 0.67%, Nasdaq down 0.85% NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks posted a two-day winning streak …

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U.S. adds China’s YMTC and 30 other firms to ‘unverified’ trade list

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday added major Chinese memory chipmaker YMTC and 30 other Chinese entities to a list of companies that U.S. officials have been unable to inspect, saying which increased tensions with Beijing and launched a 60-day clock. this could result in much harsher penalties. The new listings …

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U.S. FDA green lights Omicron-targeted COVID boosters ahead of revaccination campaign

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 booster shots (PFE.N)/BioNTech (22UAy.DE) and Moderna that target the dominant BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants, as the government prepares for a massive fall vaccination campaign that could begin within days. …

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Musk sends fresh letter to scrap Twitter deal after whistleblower claims

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has sent an additional letter terminating the deal to Twitter Inc. (TWTR.N) to include a recent whistleblower complaint from the social media company’s former chief security officer as another reason to cancel the $44 billion deal. Peiter Zatko, a notorious …

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Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved …

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Wendy’s customers fall ill, CDC probes E.coli outbreak in four states

A general view of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was investigating an outbreak of E. coli bacteria in four …

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