Pfizer Says Tweaked COVID-19 Shots Boost Omicron Protection | Business News

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works — just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster shots this fall. The vaccines currently used in the US still offer strong protection against severe COVID-19 disease and … Read more

The Next Public Health Emergency?; Plus, Moderna’s Omicron Booster

The Next Public Health Emergency?;  Plus, Moderna's Omicron Booster

InnovationRx is your weekly digest of healthcare news. To get it in your inbox, subscribe here. HAS World Health Organization committee will meet on Thursday to discuss the growing global monkeypox outbreak and if it rises to the level of a public health emergency of international concern. This high alert designation from the UN body … Read more

Small Business Owners Navigate Lingering Effects of Pandemic, Inflation – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Small Business Owners Navigate Lingering Effects of Pandemic, Inflation – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

While many businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic are reporting stronger sales that are near or comparable to 2019 levels, some owners say effects still linger along with new challenges. Kari Seher, owner of Melt Ice Creams, has seen the ups and downs of the pandemic. Right now, her shops are busy as she calls … Read more

UK Rail Strike Strands Commuters, Pits Workers Against Govt | Business News

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades — and a potential precursor to a summer of labor discontent. About 40,000 cleaners, signallers, maintenance workers … Read more

State country Jogan Health millions then halts work from them

State country Jogan Health millions then halts work from them

DENVER — It was one of the most taxing projects ever assigned to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The federal government, desperate to vaccinate as many Americans against COVID-19 as possible, gave Colorado nearly $1.5 billion. “We received more than 30 responses to our solicitation for proposals as we really built up … Read more