Monkeypox, Viral Disease, Brad Siegel discussed on Bloomberg Businessweek


News update. The first cases of monkeypox in the U.S. among children have been identified. The CDC says a toddler in California, man, a baby who's not a U.S. resident have both been identified with the viral disease. The agency says the two cases are unrelated and likely the result of household transmission, both are said to be in good health, otherwise. A Republican lawmaker on the house January 6th committee says the panel has proven different components of a criminal case against former president Donald Trump, representative Adam kinzinger of Illinois told CNN last year's capitol riot represents the greatest effort to overturn the will of the people and a conspire against American democracy since the Civil War. The panels indicated they might hold more hearings in September. Brad Siegel reports a new wildfire is now burning near Yosemite National Park. A spokesperson from mariposa county in California says the oak fire went from bad to worse Friday nights, spreading to over 1700 acres and forcing the evacuation of several mountain communities. A count fire spokesperson says the wildfire is fast moving. And the evacuation area has grown local officials say the blaze is growing so fast, the evacuation center had to be evacuated. I'm Brad Siegel. A group of Democrats in the House is pushing President Biden to declare a national climate emergency, representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Earl blumenauer led the signers in a letter to the president, arguing he should use the full power of the executive branch, the letter says the declaration would allow the U.S. to mobilize domestic industry, ramp up domestic manufacturing of clean energy technologies and deploy resilient energy infrastructure. The rolling loud music festival is underway

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