Mitigation of Crypto Risk from Bank Regulation

Mitigation of Crypto Risk from Bank Regulation

Gabriel is an Associate on the Telecom team and the Co-Lead Associate on the Blockchain and Digital Assets team in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a Blockchain Law Professional as Certified by the Blockchain Council. At Sheppard Mullin, Gabriel assists the Telecom team in all aspects of communications law and regulation including, satellites, … Read more

Treasury Claims Economic Risk From Crypto Stablecoins Requires Congressional Action

Treasury Claims Economic Risk From Crypto Stablecoins Requires Congressional Action

A separate Fed report issued last month stated that the risk of stablecoins to the U.S. economy is on par with the threat from tensions with China and climate change.A top official at the Treasury Department responsible for financial oversight charged Congress with taking quick action to regulate stablecoins due to their perceived risk to … Read more

COVID live updates: Epidemiologists hope approval of Pfizer vaccine for children will reduce infection risk before new school year

COVID live updates: Epidemiologists hope approval of Pfizer vaccine for children will reduce infection risk before new school year

Live updatesPinnedToday’s case numbersThis section will be updated throughout the day. If you don’t see your state or territory yet, don’t worry — case numbers often filter in throughout the day.Victoria:New South Wales:Queensland:South Australia:Tasmania:ACT:Western Australia:Northern Territory:15m ago15 minutes agoSun 5 Dec 2021 at 8:59pmBy Bridget JuddDavid Littleproud: State and territory leaders should hold their nerve … Read more

COVID-19 survivors have higher risk of death 12 months after infection

COVID-19 survivors have higher risk of death 12 months after infection

Share on PinterestNew research examines the effects of severe COVID-19 a year after the infection. Heath Korvola/Getty ImagesThe negative impact of COVID-19 on patients’ health has been recognized but not yet clearly quantified. Previous research has looked at the effects of the disease at 6 months, and scientists have now explored the impact on overall … Read more

Omicron Covid variant poses ‘very high’ global risk, says WHO | Coronavirus

The Omicron variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a “very high” global risk where Covid-19 surges could have “severe consequences” in some areas, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.The UN agency, in technical advice to its 194 member states, urged them to accelerate vaccination of high-priority groups and “ensure mitigation plans are in … Read more

UAE study shows how our genes can affect Covid-19 risk

UAE study shows how our genes can affect Covid-19 risk

Researchers in the UAE have uncovered new details about how a person’s genetic make-up influences their susceptibility to Covid-19.By analysing hundreds of people, the scientists identified various parts of people’s chromosomes that appear to affect the severity of disease.Their work adds to a growing body of evidence from other laboratories around the world and could … Read more

Crypto poses no big risk to economy so far, Bank of Canada official says

Crypto poses no big risk to economy so far, Bank of Canada official says

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) do not pose any significant risk to the financial system at their current level of adoption, according to Bank of Canada deputy governor Paul Beaudry.Beaudry spoke about the risks to the stability of the Canadian financial system at the Ontario Securities Commission Dialogue 2021 on Tuesda.When asked whether cryptocurrencies are a … Read more

‘Children at lower risk from Covid, vaccines should go to poor’

Countries with high coverage in at-risk populations should prioritise global sharing, says WHO GENEVA: As children and adolescents are at lower risk of severe Covid -19 disease, countries should prioritise sharing vaccine doses with the COVAX programme to bring urgently needed supplies to poorer countries, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday. Some rare cases … Read more

How mental health conditions can raise COVID risk : Shots

How mental health conditions can raise COVID risk : Shots

Digital generated image of cut out male head multi layered with covid-19 cells inside on blue background. Andriy Onufriyenko/Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andriy Onufriyenko/Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images Digital generated image of cut out male head multi layered with covid-19 cells inside on blue background. Andriy Onufriyenko/Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images Even before the federal government’s … Read more

Do vaccines reduce your risk of long COVID? Here’s what we know so far

A woman wearing a surgical mask stands in front of the moving train.

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 substantially reduces your risk of severe disease and diminishes your chances of catching the virus altogether.But no vaccine is 100 per cent effective, and breakthrough infections do occur.While they’re generally milder and estimated to happen in only a small proportion of people, the possibility of getting infected post-vaccination has left many Australians wondering: … Read more

Oil selloff intensifies on Covid fears and risk of US-China intervention

An aerial view of a crude oil storage facility is seen on May 5, 2020 in Cushing, Oklahoma.

US crude tumbled to a fresh seven-week low on Friday, settling at $76.10 a barrel. The slide is good news for American drivers hurt by the seven-year high in gasoline prices — a crunch that has soured consumers’ views on the US economy. “We will definitely see some pricing relief on gasoline at the pump,” … Read more

Common antidepressant reduces death risk by 26%

Common antidepressant reduces death risk by 26%

Evidence is growing that a common antidepressant may reduce the severity of symptoms and mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection.In an observational study, patients taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were 8% less likely to die from COVID-19.Those taking fluoxetine or fluvoxamine were 26% less likely to die.Phase 3 clinical trials are necessary to see whether researchers … Read more

Harvard study: Healthy diet associated with lower COVID-19 risk and severity

Harvard study: Healthy diet associated with lower COVID-19 risk and severity

News briefs Here’s more incentive to eat a healthy diet: it’s associated with a reduced risk of developing COVID-19 and its serious complications, according to a study published online Sept. 6, 2021, by the journal Gut. Researchers asked about 593,000 adults (mostly middle-aged and older) what they ate in February 2020, and then followed their … Read more

US school bus drivers in nationwide strikes over poor pay and Covid risk | Schools

Yellow school buses are part of the American streetscape, familiar to families across the US and an easily recognizable symbol the world over.But the drivers of the vehicles that shuttle America’s children to and from school are now caught up in the wave of labor unrestsweeping across the US in the wake of the Covid-19 … Read more

Nigeria’s crypto traders risk arrest and scams to bypass ban – Markets

Nigeria's crypto traders risk arrest and scams to bypass ban - Markets

ILORIN: A debayo Sulaimon was just getting ready for the day when officers from the Nigerian Police Force raided the 23-year-old graduate’s compound in the southwestern town of Ilorin to arrest him and his roommate. Sulaimon’s crime, police told him as they took him away that October morning, was trading cryptocurrency, something he had started … Read more

Non-Covid compliant businesses ‘putting public at risk’

Non-Covid compliant businesses 'putting public at risk'

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath has said businesses in the hospitality industry who do not comply with rules around Covid-19 passes “do not deserve to remain open”. On his way into Cabinet, the minister said that although there has been a “pretty good level of compliance.. those who aren’t are putting the … Read more

Gene linked to doubling risk of COVID-19 death found by UK scientists

Gene linked to doubling risk of COVID-19 death found by UK scientists

A man wearing a protective face mask walks past an illustration of a virus outside a regional science centre amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Oldham, Britain August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File PhotoNov 5 (Reuters) – British scientists have identified a version of a gene that may be associated with double the risk of … Read more

Tongan Covid case tests negative after second test, risk considered low

Tongan Covid case tests negative after second test, risk considered low

ALDEN WILLIAMS/StuffA person who tested positive for Covid-19 in Tonga after flying from Christchurch last Wednesday has returned a negative result following a second test. (File photo).A person who tested positive for Covid-19 in Tonga after flying from Christchurch has returned a negative result following a second test, Tongan media is reporting. Matangi Tonga said … Read more

Money managers with zero crypto exposure risk being left behind — Bloomberg strategist

Money managers with zero crypto exposure risk being left behind — Bloomberg strategist

The career risk surrounding cryptocurrency is shifting to money managers who don’t have exposure to digital assets as opposed to those who are already invested, highlighting a dramatic shift in the institutional acceptance of Bitcoin (BTC) and decentralized finance, according to Bloomberg’s senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone. The November edition of Bloomberg’s Crypto Outlook described 2021 … Read more

Schools should stay open as greatest risk of Covid transmission is in households, research finds | Schools

Despite Delta being more transmissible than earlier Covid-19 variants, in Australia few children and adolescents who get the virus have severe symptoms, and schools should only be closed under exceptional circumstances, a research analysis from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has found.However, the analysis reveals children and adolescents living with some pre-existing health conditions, including … Read more

CDC travel advisories: Singapore placed at Level 4, “highest risk” for Covid

CDC travel advisories: Singapore placed at Level 4, "highest risk" for Covid

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added one new location to its list of “very high” risk travel destinations this week.The ultramodern city-state of Singapore has moved up from Level 3, or “high” risk for Covid-19, to Level 4, the agency’s highest risk category.This news comes on the heels of … Read more

‘Urgent’ Action Needed—‘Massive’ Bitcoin And Crypto Price Collapse Warning Issued Over Systemic Risk

‘Urgent’ Action Needed—‘Massive’ Bitcoin And Crypto Price Collapse Warning Issued Over Systemic Risk

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have charged higher this week, propelling the combined crypto market to its all-time high of around $2.5 trillion. Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains The bitcoin price has added 50% since its September lows, climbing to over … Read more

Merck says Covid antiviral pill halves risk of hospitalisation and death

Merck says Covid antiviral pill halves risk of hospitalisation and death

Newsletter: The Road to RecoveryExpert coverage of how business and the economy are recovering, post-pandemic. Delivered 3 times a week. Merck said it would ask US regulators to authorise the first antiviral pill to treat Covid-19 after a late-stage clinical trial showed the drug cut the risk of hospitalisation or death in half. If the … Read more