Flu, Ian Lost Spader And Nancy Lions discussed on Bloomberg Businessweek


Do need to work on vaccines For influenza we do a yearly influenza trying to catch up with the old one There can be universal vaccines that focus not on the spike protein which mutates all the time We saw 30 mutations here just in the receptor binding area of the spike But in other areas of the virus that don't mutate as much that antibodies to that might be more effective in eliminating this on a more permanent basis We still don't have a universal flu shot You take one flu shot you're good for the rest of your life We do a yearly flu shot We may need something like that for COVID unless we develop a more universal antibodies to a different part of it All right gotta run Hey have a good weekend Doctor Ian lost spader clinical Professor of medicine at NYU langone medical center Just what I mentioned a headline the ten year yield dropping 11 basis points to 1.335% That's a significant move to the downside All right let's get to world a national news Nancy lions is standing by in the 99 wonders room in D.C. Hey Tim America's employer slowed the pace of their hiring in November but President Biden is focusing on the positive calling the decline in the unemployment rate to 4.2% incredible news He also lauded the creation of 6 million jobs and increased wages since he's taken office Bloomberg served Chapman with more Despite the broad economic recovery the president conceded that Americans remain anxious about COVID and about rising prices I want you to know I hear you It's not enough to know that we're making progress Every day my team and I are working to deliver consistent determine focused action to overcome the challenges we still face The president nursing a cold he said he got from his infant grandchild noted television scenes of empty store shelves after chief executives assured him the shells should be full had he urged reporters to go look again In Washington or Chapman Bloomberg radio President Biden today also cited the law of the stopgap spending bill that will keep the federal government running through February 18th The head of the CDC Rochelle Walensky says the federal agencies moving aggressively to identify and respond to cases of the COVID omicron variant in the U.S. Our CDC laboratories are working in collaboration with public health and academic partners and across agencies to understand the science of this new variant assessing its susceptibility to Therapeutics and vaccines Doctor walensky says the CDC is equipped and prepared to fight the variant head on Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quick take powered by more than 2700 journalists

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