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

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing. Wall Street needs to pay attention.

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, a newish crowd of retail investors emerged, pouring extra cash into equity markets and steering Wall Street into places they never dreamed of, such as meme stocks. Our call of the dayfrom the founder and chief executive officer of competitive stock trading app Zingeroo, says … Read more

Myocarditis risk higher after Covid infection than vaccination, CDC finds

A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 test in San Francisco, California, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images People infected with Covid-19 face a higher risk of myocarditis and other inflammatory heart conditions than those vaccinated against the disease, according to a large study published by the Centers for … Read more

FDA authorizes fourth Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine doses for people age 50 and older

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized fourth Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine doses for everyone age 50 and older, amid uncertainty over whether an even more contagious version of omicron will cause another wave of infection in the US as it has in Europe and China. The FDA also said it authorized a second … Read more

Fed official doesn’t think housing market is headed for a crash: ‘I am trying to buy a house here in Washington and the market is crazy’

Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller has no doubt about how competitive today’s housing market is. “Trust me, I know it is red hot because I am trying to buy a house here in Washington and the market is crazy,” Waller said in a speech at a housing conference. But even as home and rental prices … Read more

Omicron BA.2 subvariant will soon dominate in US, but Fauci doesn’t expect another surge

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks about the Omicron coronavirus variant during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, December 1, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Omicron’s more contagious subvariant, BA.2, has more than doubled in prevalence over the past two weeks in the US and now represents more than 34% of Covid-19 infections that … Read more