Test makers target monkeypox market as cases surge

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Diagnostic companies are racing to develop tests for monkeypox, hoping to tap into a new … Read more

Shanghai economy improves fitfully as end of COVID lockdown nears

Residents chat through gaps in barriers at a closed residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China, May 27, 2022. REUTERS / Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Electricity consumption in Shanghai at 83% 2021 levels Some Shanghai parks, bus routes reopening Profits at China’s … Read more

Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney resigns after party leadership review

May 18 (Reuters) – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney stepped down as leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP) on Wednesday after receiving only a slim majority in a leadership review, surprising many who had expected him to remain in power despite his increasing unpopularity. Kenney, the premier of Canada’s main oil-producing province, received 51.4% of … Read more

Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shut down by COVID, Beijing battles on

Shanghai malls, shops to gradually resume in-store operations Some Beijing districts extend work-from-home guidance Shanghai lockdown frustrates, infuriates residents Curbs have rattled global supply chains SHANGHAI / BEIJING, May 15 (Reuters) – Shanghai will gradually begin reopening businesses such as shopping malls and hair salons in China’s financial and manufacturing hub from Monday after weeks … Read more