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AstraZeneca investors to revolt against CEO Pascal Soriot’s pay yet again: report

AstraZeneca investors are once again taking issues with CEO Pascal Soriot’s compensation package, just like they have repeatedly in the past few years. Institutional investors in London are planning to vote against AZ’s remuneration report and policy at its annual meeting on April 29, Sky News reported. This time, despite the company’s stellar financial performance… Read More »

World Health Organization officials warn nations against easing coronavirus restrictions too early

A TV grab taken from the World Health Organization website shows WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus via video link as he delivers a news briefing on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) from the WHO headquarters in Geneva on March 30, 2020. AFP | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned nations across the globe against lifting government… Read More »

How the 1918 Flu Pandemic Stacks Up Against Coronavirus

As fears surrounding the current coronavirus outbreak continue to spread around the world, historians and public health officials are drawing comparisons to another deadly global health emergency. For the past century, experts have considered the 1918 influenza pandemic, colloquially known as the “Spanish flu,” as the benchmark for pandemics. Control efforts developed in the wake… Read More »

18 US cruise evacuees have coronavirus after CDC warned against flying sick people

State Department IGNORED health officials’ warnings against flying coronavirus-infected evacuees back to the US alongside healthy passengers as CDC confirms 18 of them now have the virus that’s now struck 35 Americans Fourteen of the 328 Americans evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan tested positive for coronavirus before their flights took off… Read More »

Samoa says almost 90% of people vaccinated against measles after deadly outbreak

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Samoa said on Saturday nearly 90% of eligible people had been vaccinated against measles as it lifted a two-day curfew imposed amid an outbreak that has killed 65 in recent weeks. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N.… Read More »

Say NO to Violence Against Women

The 2019 theme for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is ‘Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape’. Like in previous years, this year’s International Day will mark the launch of 16 days of activism that will conclude on 10 December 2019, which is International Human Rights Day. Violence against… Read More »