Protesters flock to Iran in the third week of unrest over Amini’s death

Protests against death in custody come in the third week Reports of arrests of students in Tehran, tear gas in Isfahan Four members of the security forces confirmed death in the Southeast Strikes reported in Kurdish regions DUBAI, October 1 (Reuters) – Protesters rallied across Iran, and strikes were recorded across the country’s Kurdish region … Read more

Eisai, Biogen says the Alzheimer’s drug slows cognitive decline

Sep 27 (Reuters) – Eisai Co Ltd (4523.T) and Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) on Tuesday said their experimental Alzheimer’s drug had significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in a large sample of early stage patients, marking rare victory in a field full of unsuccessful drugs. The drug, lecanemab, slowed the progression of brain-wasting disease by 27% … Read more

Canada will remove all COVID travel restrictions as of October 1

A man pushes a luggage cart wearing a mandatory face mask as part of the “Healthy Airport” travel initiative, following social distancing protocols to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 23 2020 REUTERS / Carlos Osorio Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Outstanding Chinese Commentator Calls on COVID Experts to “Speak Up”

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – Prominent Chinese commentator Hu Xijin said on Sunday that as China contemplates its COVID-19 policy, epidemic experts must speak out and China should conduct comprehensive research and make any research transparent to the public. Hu’s remarkable appeal to Chinese social … Read more