Smallpox Vaccine Enters Wider Production Amid Monkeypox Outbreak

Danish vaccine maker Bavarian Nordic A/S is making more of a smallpox vaccine typically stockpiled in case of biological warfare, as governments seek doses that also offer protection against monkeypox amid an unusual outbreak around the world. Monkeypox, a viral illness that is only rarely detected outside of Africa, has been reported in recent weeks … Read more

New York Developer Targets Top Executives Working Remotely

Giant developer Related Cos. is launching a new lodging brand that targets business executives who split time between their primary residence and a place near their office. While a number of developers, lodging companies and startup firms have focused on offerings for mobile freelance staffers or employees working remotely, the New York developer aims to … Read more

Judge Strikes Down California Law Mandating Women on Boards

A state judge struck down a California law requiring companies in the state to put female directors on their boards, the second legal setback in as many months for efforts to mandate board diversity. Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis of the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles ruled that the 2018 law was unconstitutional because it … Read more

CDC study highlights speed with which omicron variant infected Americans, and WHO warns testing is still crucial

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is highlighting just how many Americans have been infected with COVID-19, and how significantly the number has increased since the arrival of the highly infectious omicron variant late last year. The report published on Tuesday found case numbers were particularly striking in children, with three … Read more

Alec Baldwin Seen on Video Rehearsing With Gun Before Fatal Shooting on ‘Rust’

Santa Fe, NM—New camera footage released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office Monday shows Alec Baldwin whipping out a revolver and pointing it toward the camera two times while rehearsing for a scene in the Western movie “Rust.” The footage was taken from the movie set on the day Mr. Baldwin discharged a live … Read more

A New York Whiskey to Rival Scottish Perfection: The Best-Designed Items of April

Liquid Assets A distillery in upstate New York aims to make a single-malt whiskey to rival Scotland’s best. Single-malt whiskey is a spirit of place, inheriting the peaty smoke of Scotland’s moors or the clarity of Japan’s mountain waters. Now John Dyson—a veteran of New York state politics and proprietor of California winery Williams Selyem—wants … Read more

UK adds nine more COVID symptoms to official list as its struggles with record case load

The official list of symptoms of COVID-19 has been expanded in the UK, where cases are currently running at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. The National Health Service added nine new symptoms to the list of just three, including sore throat, fatigue and headache, as the Guardian reported. About1 in 13 … Read more

Uber Reaches Deal to List All New York City Taxis on Its App

The company has reached an agreement to list all New York City taxis on its app, an alliance that could ease the ride-hailing giant’s driver shortage and temper high fares while directing more business to cabdrivers, whose livelihoods were affected by the emergence of car- sharing apps and the pandemic. While Uber UBER 4.96% has … Read more

New York City Won’t Rehire Unvaccinated Workers Who Were Fired, Mayor Says

On the same day that New York City Mayor Eric Adams lifted the vaccine requirement for athletes and performers, he said he isn’t considering rehiring the roughly 1,400 city workers who were fired earlier this year for not getting vaccinated. Mr. Adams on Thursday paved the way for Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, who is … Read more

Electronic Music Hobby Leads Goldman Sachs CEO to Lollapalooza

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon, pictured performing in Miami Beach, Fla., in 2020, is set to appear at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago this summer. Photos: Getty Images for Casamigos March 23, 2022 6:30 a.m. ET The news is enough to turn heads on Wall Street. David Solomon, the Goldman Sachs GS 1.18% CEO … Read more