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Sweden determined it has smarter strategy for dealing with COVID-19

Sweden determined it has smarter strategy for dealing with COVID-19

World
Stockholm is a world away from the lockdowns affecting the rest of Europe.The streets are quieter than normal, but there are still plenty of people about. In the King's Gardens they stroll in the spring sunshine, breaking the conventions on social distancing as they huddle together for a selfie beneath the cherry blossom. Sweden is aiming for herd immunity, where around 60% of a population catches an illness By t...
After Dow tops 28,000, the next 1,000 points will be determined by trade talks

After Dow tops 28,000, the next 1,000 points will be determined by trade talks

Finance
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange.Brendan McDermid | ReutersStocks bounced on trade headlines on Friday, but the market could stall out in the week ahead if there is no real progress toward a deal.Stocks ended the week at record highs, but Treasury yields unwound half the big move of the prior week, as doubts surfaced about a trade pact getting completed.The Dow soared above 28,000 for the first time, ending the week at 28,004, with a gain of 1.2% for the week. The S&P 500 ended the week up 0.9% at 3,120.In the coming week, there is a last blast of earnings, from a few big retailers including Home Depot, Macy's and Target. Walmart in the past week raised its outlook and said consumers looked healthy going into the holiday season.There are some economic releases, ...
Man determined to walk again after blood infection from dog

Man determined to walk again after blood infection from dog

Health
A Wisconsin man who lost his hands, feet and parts of his arms and legs to a rare blood infection transmitted by dog saliva was praised by his doctors Tuesday for his positive outlook and determination to walk again with prosthetics. Greg Manteufel, 48, was discharged two weeks ago from the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Since late June, he has undergone at least 10 surgeries during which surgeons amputated parts of each of his limbs because circulation to his extremities shut down due to the infection. "Through all of this, the real star of the show is Greg. He's had the most positive attitude of any patient I have ever met and he's approached this with a fight that I don't think I've seen in any patient," Dr. Patrick Hettinger, a plastic surgeon, said during...