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J&J chief Gorsky’s $29.6M pay package prompts pushback from top proxy advisers ISS and Glass Lewis: report

With J&J chief Alex Gorsky’s 2020 pay now on the record, a pair of top proxy advisers are hitting back.  Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis put pressure on Johnson & Johnson investors to reject CEO Gorsky’s 2020 pay package worth nearly $ 30 million, Reuters reports. At the heart of the matter, the advisers argue that Gorsky is… Read More »

Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

Is the massive HHS pandemic ad campaign falling apart? Celeb refusals and HHS staff pushbacks stall effort: report

The massive HHS ad campaign to allay pandemic fears may be unraveling. First, there’s pushback from agency employees who see the $ 300 million effort as politically motivated. Many celebrities are refusing to participate. Plus, the campaign’s operating on a rushed timeline, Politico reports. More than 30 celebrities on the administration’s wish list—including musicians Billy Joel, Lady… Read More »

Coronavirus: Winter plans revealed in leaked Sage report

A leaked government report suggests a “reasonable worst case scenario” of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19. The document also says while more restrictions could be re-introduced, schools would likely remain open. But it says the report “is a scenario, not a prediction” and the data are subject to “significant uncertainty”.… Read More »

Segregated parks contribute to coronavirus spread in Black, Latino communities: report

Health News People sit on The Great Lawn in Central Park on Memorial Day during the coronavirus pandemic on May 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) The disproportionate rate that Black Americans and Latino Americans have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has been well documented. Turns out, segregated parks… Read More »

Florida health officials walk back report that more than 260 Orlando airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

A nurse administers a coronavirus test. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images) Even though it’s been reported that a whopping 260 workers at the Orlando International Airport have tested positive for the coronavirus, airport officials are pushing back to say that’s necessarily the case. READ MORE:  Scams on the rise during coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, Florida Gov.… Read More »