Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?

Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?

Lucas More than a year into the pandemic, deaths in Brazil are now at their peak. But despite the overwhelming evidence that Covid-19 rarely kills young children, in Brazil 1,300 babies have died from the virus. One doctor refused to test Jessika Ricarte’s one-year-old son for Covid, saying his symptoms did not fit the profile … Read more

U.S. Treasury yields edge higher as Fed’s Powell suggests timing for tapering bond purchases

Dow futures turn lower after U.S. agencies call for pause of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine

U.S. Treasury yields finished higher Wednesday as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell outlined more details on the timetable for interest rate hikes, suggesting it would be a while before the central bank pulled away from its accommodative policies. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield BX:TMUBMUSD10Y rose 1.5 basis points to 1.637%. The 2-year … Read more

Body found in Mississippi River is missing LSU student Kori Gauthier, officials say

Body found in Mississippi River is missing LSU student Kori Gauthier, officials say

Kori Gauthier, a Louisiana State University freshman reported missing one week ago, was found dead. LSU officials confirmed Wednesday night that a body recently found in the Mississippi River is Gauthier. “Since Kori was first reported missing, the LSU Police Department, Baton Rouge Police Department and other law enforcement agencies and volunteers have taken exhaustive … Read more

Embiid, 76ers top undermanned Nets 123-117 for 1st in East

Embiid, 76ers top undermanned Nets 123-117 for 1st in East

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 39 points and 13 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn 123-117 on Wednesday night in an anticipated matchup that fizzled with the Nets missing their biggest stars. The Sixers (38-17) moved into first place in the Eastern Conference in a game played without James Harden, Kevin Durant, Blake … Read more