WHO says no ‘silver bullet’ to coronavirus and ‘there might never be’

A man checks a mainboard at an assembly line to produce ventilators amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Vsmart factorty of Vingroup outside Hanoi, Vietnam August 3, 2020. Kham | Reuters The World Health Organization said Monday there may never be a “silver bullet” for the coronavirus even as scientists and drugmakers […]

5 things to know before the stock market opens August 3, 2020

1. Stock futures rise to start the week 2. White House and Democrats deadlocked on unemployment benefits The White House and Democrats are ll at an impasse over an expanded unemployment benefit launched in March that has recently lapsed. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Severe Covid-19 can lead to kidney failure, medical studies reveal

Patient receives dialysis at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Mount Sinai Sonia Toure remembers the exact moment when her life changed forever. She was on a Zoom call in mid-March with her work colleagues when she coughed. It was a deep, strange-sounding cough...

Clorox (CLX) Q4 2020 earnings

Clorox named its president and longtime executive, Linda Rendle, as chief executive officer on Monday as it beat estimates for quarterly results on the back of rising spending on disinfectant and other cleaning products due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sales of makers of...

Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy

Lord & Taylor in New York. Richard Levine | Corbis | Getty Images Venerable U.S. retailer Lord & Taylor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, becoming the latest in a growing list of storied names to do so amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has...

It’s ‘time to move on’ from talk about hydroxychloroquine

Adm. Brett Giroir, director of the U.S. coronavirus diagnostic testing, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters Brett Giroir, the assistant...