health and medicine

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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Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for fraud

CNN — Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison on Friday following her conviction in January for defrauding investors while running the failed blood testing startup Theranos. Holmes, who was convicted in January of four counts of defrauding investors, faces up to 20 years in prison as well as a $250,000 …

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FDA approves first treatment to delay onset of type 1 diabetes

CNN — A biologic therapy that delays the onset of type 1 diabetes received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. It is the first therapy approved for the prevention of type 1 diabetes. The monoclonal antibody teplizumab, which will be marketed under the brand name Tzield, from ProventionBio and Sanofi is …

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Medibank data breach: Australia blames cybercriminals in Russia for attack

Brisbane, Australia CNN — Cybercriminals in Russia are behind a ransomware attack on one of Australia’s largest private health insurers that saw sensitive personal data posted on the dark web, the Australian Federal Police said on Friday ( AFP). In a short press conference, AFP commissioner Reece Kershaw told reporters that investigators knew the identities …

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Deadly listeria outbreak linked to deli meats and cheese, CDC says

CNN — A deadly listeria outbreak in six states has been linked to contamination deli meats and cheese, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday. People at high risk of serious illness from listeria infection – such as pregnant women, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems – should not …

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