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‘Nobody Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe': World Leaders Call For Global Pandemic Preparedness Treaty

15 days ago   |   By Forbes

Some 23 countries and the WHO signed on, though China and the U.S. are notably absent.
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World leaders call for pandemic treaty, but short on details

15 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

More than 20 heads of government and global agencies called in a commentary published Tuesday for an international treaty for pandemic preparedness that they say will protect future generations in the wake of COVID-19.
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World leaders call for global treaty to fight future pandemics

15 days ago   |   By NBC News

The United States and China have reacted positively to the idea, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday.
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The Latest: Leaders call for pandemic preparedness treaty

15 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LONDON - More than 20 heads of government and global agencies are calling for an international treaty for pandemic preparedness that they say will protect future generations - but there are few details to explain how such an agreement might actually cause countries to act more cooperatively.
In a commentary published on Tuesday, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and leaders including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda called for “a renewed collective commitment” to reinforce the world's pandemic preparedness and...
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World Leaders Call for International Treaty on Future Pandemics

15 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The international community should work on a treaty for pandemic preparedness after the global Covid-19 outbreak exposed weaknesses in the system, according to an article signed by world leaders.
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House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC... Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond tumbles 15% as store closures weigh on quarterly sales

Bed Bath & Beyond tumbles 15% as store closures weigh on quarterly sales

Summary List Placement Bed Bath & Beyond shares were knocked sharply lower Wednesday after first-quarter sales results from the housewares retailer fell short of Wall Street's... Read more ...

Gensler confirmed as top Wall Street cop, bringing new era of tough scrutiny

Gensler confirmed as top Wall Street cop, bringing new era of tough scrutiny

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Gary Gensler to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, putting in place a battle-tested Wall Street watchdog at a moment when Democrats... Read more ...

Moderna's CEO shares his strategy to develop a 'world-changing' single...

Moderna's CEO shares his strategy to develop a 'world-changing' single vaccine that protects against COVID-19, the flu, and other respiratory illnesses

Summary List Placement Moderna pitched investors Wednesday on its ambitious vision to take the Massachusetts biotech's messenger RNA technology well beyond the current... Read more ...

Leaked documents show Amazon's new wireless headsets target low-income...

Leaked documents show Amazon's new wireless headsets target low-income shoppers who are aware of AirPods but not tech-savvy

Summary List Placement Amazon is hoping the lower price point of its Echo Buds will set it apart in the crowded field of wireless headsets. According to internal documents... Read more ...

The CDC says airplanes should leave middle seats empty to reduce COVID-19...

The CDC says airplanes should leave middle seats empty to reduce COVID-19 spread - after every major US airline decided it was unnecessary

Summary List Placement This summer, every major airline across the US will have middle seats open for purchase on planes. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more ...

Walmart, Delta, and Coca-Cola refused to join hundreds of other companies in...

Walmart, Delta, and Coca-Cola refused to join hundreds of other companies in opposing restrictive voting laws - here's why

Summary List Placement While hundreds of major companies signed a new letter Wednesday opposing restrictive voting rules in the wake of Georgia's election law , some notable... Read more ...

Americans might start getting a 3rd booster shoot for Moderna vaccines this year

Americans might start getting a 3rd booster shoot for Moderna vaccines this year

Summary List Placement COVID-19 vaccinations aren't stopping anytime soon. Moderna said on Wednesday that Americans could start getting booster shots later this year to protect... Read more ...

Jimmy Kimmel made digs at MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, calling his...

Jimmy Kimmel made digs at MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, calling his social-media site Frank 'a world of paranoia and mustache-wax'

Summary List Placement MyPillow's CEO, Mike Lindell, is launching his own social-media site and e-commerce store - and Jimmy Kimmel couldn't resist poking fun at the new... Read more ...

Amazon challenges Apple's AirPods Pro with new Echo Buds that feature...

Amazon challenges Apple's AirPods Pro with new Echo Buds that feature improved noise cancellation

Summary List Placement Amazon is betting that as the weather gets nicer, more people will be looking to take Alexa on the go. The online retail giant is releasing a new pair of... Read more ...