Lawsuit alleges Hutzel Harper Hospital, cleaning company refused to properly sanitize operating rooms
The suit centers on Harper Hutzel Hospital in Midtown.It alleges the hospital system and cleaning company refuse to sanitize operating rooms properly and will not provide the proper cleaning supplies and more.
The Latest: New Zealand opens 1st big vaccination clinic
New Zealand has opened its first large vaccination clinic as it scales up efforts to protect people from the coronavirus. (New Zealand Ministry of Health via AP)WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has opened its first large vaccination clinic as it scales up efforts to protect people from the coronavirus. Gordon cites Wyoming’s declining number of COVID-19 cases and its success in distributing vaccines as reasons to lift the restrictions. AdThe nation of 1.3 million has seen a rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 cases n the past few weeks. Italy’s total virus cases surpassed 3 million last week, with a new surge powered by the highly contagious variant that was first identified in Britain.
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Best Buy, RH, Starbucks, Tenet Healthcare & more
Best Buy — Shares of the retailer slipped 2.4% after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to sell from neutral. RH — Shares of the home furnishings company fell 8% after the company warned that supply constraints would hurt the company during the fourth quarter. Starbucks – Shares of the coffee chain jumped more than 4% after the company reaffirmed guidance supporting a "significant" rebound in 2021. Canada Goose — Shares of Canada Goose dropped 3.1% after a Goldman Sachs analyst downgraded the company to sell from neutral. Ciena — Shares of the networking systems company dropped more than 3% after missing analysts' expectations for its fiscal fourth quarter earnings.cnbc.com
Health care stocks see worst week in two decades
Brown | AFP | Getty ImagesThis week's market sell-off over coronavirus fears hit health insurance and hospital stocks especially hard. The S&P 500 Managed Health Care sector had its worst weekly loss since Feb. 2009, falling more than 15% for the week. For insurers, it will almost certainly result in higher costs as Americans who get sick seek medical care. "When you look at all the respiratory diseases that we've seen globally in the last 50 years, and ask 'have we ever seen one of those be materially impactful to total U.S. health care spending? By comparison, a typical flu season results in about 400,000 hospitalizations.cnbc.com