Siemens Heathineers to Buy Varian in $16.4 Billion Deal

Aug.03 — Siemens Healthineers AG Chief Executive Officer Bernd Montag discusses the company’s agreement to buy Varian Medical Systems for about $16.4 billion in cash in the biggest medical acquisition of the year, giving Healthineers a sizable market share in the rapidly growing field of cancer treatment. Montag speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”

Chilean police train sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in its early stages

Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in people’s sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results. Four dogs have been selected for the initial training – a mix of labradors and golden retrievers that sport green “biodetector” jackets for their task. They are being trained at the Chilean Carabineros’ specialist … Read more Chilean police train sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in its early stages

What We Know About Kids and Covid-19

Children typically are “superspreaders” of respiratory germs, which makes the fact that they don’t seem to be major transmitters of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 puzzling. They’re relatively absent among hospitalized patients, which initially was thought to be because they’re less likely to become seriously ill once infected. Later studies indicate that those of primary … Read more What We Know About Kids and Covid-19

Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery

Following Representative John Lewis’s funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the congressman’s body is laid to rest at South View Cemetery. Lewis, who was first elected in 1986 to represent Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives, died on July 17 at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings … Read more Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery

Rep. John Lewis’s funeral at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Rep. John Lewis’s funeral will be held July 30 at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, which the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once led. Former president Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy, along with remembrances from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Anchor Libby Casey will be … Read more Rep. John Lewis’s funeral at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Scarlett Moffatt Addresses Strictly Rumours and Talks Abnormal Smear Test Results | Lorraine

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1KyA9sV Scarlett Moffatt has taken to social media to is encourage women to fear less and get a smear test. Following her cancer scare last year, she had another test recently and posted a video online to encourage women to book a screening. She joins Christine today to talk about the … Read more Scarlett Moffatt Addresses Strictly Rumours and Talks Abnormal Smear Test Results | Lorraine

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 July 2020)

Six months after the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (27 Jul) said, “almost 16 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 640,000 deaths. And the pandemic continues to accelerate.” Dr Tedros noted that in these past 6 weeks, “the total … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 July 2020)

Craig Russell Lost His Daughter after Her Chemotherapy Was Suspended Due to COVID-19 | GMB

Some cancer patients are still being kept in the dark about when their treatment will resume and are frightened that their illness will get worse, according to a new poll. A survey of 1,900 patients in May for Cancer Research UK found that one in three had had their treatment disrupted due to the impact … Read more Craig Russell Lost His Daughter after Her Chemotherapy Was Suspended Due to COVID-19 | GMB

US Representative John Lewis remembered at US Capitol

The body of the late United States Representative John Lewis has arrived at the US Capitol where he will lie in state as politicians pay tribute to the longtime Georgia lawmaker and icon of the civil rights movement. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a delegation on Monday to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to greet … Read more US Representative John Lewis remembered at US Capitol

A moving ‘Amazing Grace’ performance for Congressman John Lewis

UK’s Guardian News picked up footage of this performance of Amazing Grace in memory of US Congressman John Lewis, who died 17 July 2020. US lawmakers were visibly moved while singer Wintley Phipps delivered his performance of ‘Amazing Grace’ in the Capitol Rotunda for the late congressman John Lewis. A Democratic member from Atlanta since … Read more A moving ‘Amazing Grace’ performance for Congressman John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State at the U.S. Capitol

The casket carrying the body of the late Rep. John Lewis arrived at the U.S. Capitol Monday afternoon. Lewis died July 17 at 80, months after he was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. Lewis served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Georgia’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death. A military honor guard … Read more Rep. John Lewis Lies in State at the U.S. Capitol

Travel Restrictions Aren’t Effective in Stopping Covid-19, WHO Says

Six months after the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (27 Jul) said, “almost 16 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 640,000 deaths. And the pandemic continues to accelerate.” Dr. Tedros noted that in these past 6 weeks, “the total … Read more Travel Restrictions Aren’t Effective in Stopping Covid-19, WHO Says

How will John Lewis be remembered? | Inside Story

A lifetime civil rights leader in the U.S. who inspired the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The last of the ‘Big Six’ rights leaders led by Martin Luther King Junior. And hailed as the ‘conscience of Congress’. John Lewis is being remembered in a six-day memorial service that follows his journey through life. … Read more How will John Lewis be remembered? | Inside Story

John Lewis Motorcade Passes Black Lives Matter Plaza En Route to U.S. Capitol

Congressman John Lewis will make his final trip through the nation’s capitol Monday on his way to the Capital building where he will lie in state. A hearse carrying the civil rights icon has left Joint Base Andrews in Maryland and will drive past various sites around Washington D.C., including the Martin Luther King Jr. … Read more John Lewis Motorcade Passes Black Lives Matter Plaza En Route to U.S. Capitol

Rep. John Lewis’ Casket Arrives in Washington D.C. Aboard Air Force Two

The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final time Sunday as remembrances continue for the civil rights icon. The bridge became a landmark in the fight for racial justice when Lewis and other civil rights marchers were beaten there 55 years ago on “Bloody Sunday,” a … Read more Rep. John Lewis’ Casket Arrives in Washington D.C. Aboard Air Force Two