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FDA plans to move to individual risk-based assessments for blood donors |  CNN

FDA plans to move to individual risk-based assessments for blood donors | CNN

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering shifting its blood donation policy from general assessments to questionnaires that focus more on individual risk, it said Wednesday. The agency uses data from a donor eligibility study and other blood surveillance information that “will likely support a policy shift to individual risk-based donor screening …

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Amazon CEO explains thinking behind layoffs as unionized warehouse workers protest outside |  CNN Business

Amazon CEO explains thinking behind layoffs as unionized warehouse workers protest outside | CNN Business

CNN Business — Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said on Wednesday that an “uncertain” economy had prompted the e-commerce giant to press ahead with rare and wide-ranging layoffs after it carried out a major wave of job losses. hiring during much of the pandemic. “We had the target for a very uncertain economic environment, as well …

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Biden faces a wide range of challenges at home this holiday season |  CNN Politics

Biden faces a wide range of challenges at home this holiday season | CNN Politics

CNN — This holiday season is very different from last for many Americans, when Covid-19 testing shortages and an Omicron variant surge disrupted many family celebrations. But the country faces a new set of complex challenges in late fall and winter. Even though Covid testing as well as an updated reminder is widely available and …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier's iPhone factory in China |  CNN Business

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China | CNN Business

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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Workers at world's largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show |  CNN Business

Workers at world’s largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show | CNN Business

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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FDA approves first treatment to delay onset of type 1 diabetes |  CNN

FDA approves first treatment to delay onset of type 1 diabetes | CNN

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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Global investors bullish on China again as Beijing shifts to damage control |  CNN Business

Global investors bullish on China again as Beijing shifts to damage control | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Market sentiment on Chinese stocks hit rock bottom just weeks ago after President Xi Jinping secured a historic third term in office and piled his best team with loyalists in a sweep not seen since Mao era. But last week, a series of unexpected moves from Beijing — the easing …

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