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China's May industrial profits slump again despite easing COVID curbs

China’s May industrial profits slump again despite easing COVID curbs

BEIJING, June 27 (Reuters) – Profits at China’s industrial firms contracted at a slower pace in May after falling sharply in April, as activity resumed in major manufacturing hubs but restrictions on COVID-19 still weighed on factory output and squeezed factory margins. Profits fell 6.5% from a year earlier, less than the 8.5% drop in …

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Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID

Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID

People wearing masks walk on a street in Beijing’s central business district (CBD) during the morning rush hour, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in China December 8, 2020. REUTERS /Tingshu Wang/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 25 (Reuters) – Beijing said on Saturday it …

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Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling stripping away the national right to abortion that it had recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade, the demand for abortion pills, which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to increase. However, medical abortion won’t necessarily …

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U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

June 23 (Reuters) – Sales of Juul e-cigarettes were blocked on Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in a blow to the once-high-flying firm whose products have been linked to a rise in vaping among teens The agency said the applications “lacked sufficient evidence” to show that the sale of the products …

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Nearly 1 in 5 adults who had COVID have lingering symptoms - U.S. study

Nearly 1 in 5 adults who had COVID have lingering symptoms – U.S. study

A test tube labeled “COVID-19 Test Positive” is seen in this illustration image taken March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record June 22 (Reuters) – Nearly 1 in 5 American adults who reported having had COVID-19 in the past still have symptoms of long-term COVID, according to …

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