coronavirus

Covid has broken supply chains. Now on the mend, will they be able to withstand a new shock?

Minneapolis CNN — The pandemic has dislodged the global supply chain, plunging once smoothly functioning businesses, industries and economies into a state of disarray. After almost three years of fluctuations and extreme extremes, the system is slowly accelerating and synchronizing better: ocean freight times are steadily decreasing, ports are less congested, labor strikes have been …

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CDC identifies possible safety issue with Pfizer’s updated Covid-19 vaccine, but says people should still be boosted

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday there was a possible safety issue with the bivalent Covid-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech but is unlikely to pose a real risk. . The agency said it continues to recommend people keep up to date with Covid-19 vaccines. The CDC …

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FDA withdraws bebtelovimab antibody because it is not effective against omicron BQ.1

CNBC Health and Science Read CNBC’s latest global health coverage: An Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is pictured at 50 ImClone Drive in Branchburg, New Jersey on March 5, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters A key monoclonal antibody used to treat people with weakened immune systems who catch Covid is no longer licensed …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, …

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China zero-Covid: Workers at Zhengzhou iPhone factory clash with police, show videos

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly plant were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared on social media. Videos show hundreds of workers confronting law enforcement officers, many wearing white hazmat suits, at the Foxconn campus in China’s central city of Zhengzhou. In the …

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