Different crypto will be less correlated, as healthcare stocks ‘won’t move in the same way’ gold ETF moves, a crypto asset manager says

Different crypto will be less correlated, as healthcare stocks 'won't move in the same way' gold ETF moves, a crypto asset manager says

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback or tell us what you think we … Read more

Rising COVID hospitalizations will strain health-care system, even without omicron: Ontario science table

Rising COVID hospitalizations will strain health-care system, even without omicron: Ontario science table

Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, is scheduled to hold a 1:30 p.m. ET briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the province. You’ll be able to watch it live in the player above. Ontario could see between 250 and 400 COVID-19 patients requiring intensive care in January, putting more strain on an … Read more

China’s zero-Covid approach, healthcare system, reopening plans

China's zero-Covid approach, healthcare system, reopening plans

Volunteers in protective suits handle garbage outside an apartment building at College of Arts and Information Engineering of Dalian Polytechnic University in university town of Zhuanghe on November 15, 2021 in Dalian, Liaoning Province of China. More than 60 students in university town of Zhuanghe city have been diagnosed as COVID-19 cases, as of Sunday … Read more

Randox: one-man-band operation became a Covid testing giant | Healthcare industry

As the Covid-19 pandemic swept towards the UK, a senior employee of the healthcare firm Randox addressed an audience of horse racing royalty, gathered amid the neoclassical splendour of Liverpool’s St George’s Hall.Randox, which had garnered a role within the “sport of kings” via its sponsorship of the Grand National, had developed a test for … Read more

Ford won’t impose COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Ontario health-care workers

Ford won't impose COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Ontario health-care workers

Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday Ontario won’t make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for those working in health care, suggesting doing so could jeopardize patient care in the province.  “The impact of the potential departure of tens of thousands of health care workers is weighed against the small number of outbreaks that are currently active in Ontario’s hospitals,” Ford said … Read more

US public health in crisis as Covid prompts curbs on officials’ powers | US healthcare

More than half of US states have introduced new laws to restrict public health actions, including policies requiring quarantine or isolation and mandating vaccines or masks. Between the new laws and the massive workforce departures during the pandemic, public health in America is now in crisis, experts say.The new restrictions and shortages not only affect … Read more