Yemen received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines made by Johnson & Johnson on Sunday, roughly 151,000 doses, the health ministry said. The desperately poor country, where health infrastructure has been devastated by six years of war, received 360,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine in March through COVAX. The single-dose vaccines arrived as the United Nations warned early this month that Yemen, where only roughly 1% of the population is vaccinated, faces a third wave of COVID-19.
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(Bloomberg) — Canada’s top executives have been abruptly dragged into what had been a sleepy summer election campaign that was barely on their radar two weeks ago.Companies from real-estate investment funds to banks and telecommunications firms have been caught in the crosshairs of politicians — from all parties — with the policy debate over the past week tilting toward business taxation and regulation. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came with new pledges to raise taxes on banks and
The dollar plunged recently after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested in a highly predicted speech that the U.S central bank could taper its massive support for the economy by the end of the year, not as quickly as many in the market had anticipated.
In court filings submitted more than 18 months ago, Holmes’ lawyers said they planned to present evidence that Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani abused her emotionally and psychologically in a relationship that spanned more than a decade. Theranos, which Holmes founded in 2003 at the age of 19, collapsed in March 2018 when she, Balwani and the $9 billion company were charged with fraud by U.S. regulators. Theranos had made Holmes, a Stanford University dropout, a Silicon Valley star.
Fidelity Investments reported that the number of 401(k) millionaires—investors with 401(k) account balances of $1 million or more—reached 233,000 at the end of the fourth quarter of 2019, a 16% increase from the third quarter’s count of 200,000 and up over 1000% from 2009’s count of 21,000. Target-date funds are often offered as a default option by plan sponsors when employees don’t make an investment choice on their own.