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The United States raised four new issues at a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) committee on food safety and animal and plant Health & Fitness this past month. The Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures also discussed 12 previously raised issues at the meeting on June 24 to 26. Specific trade concerns (STCs) identified…

The talent agency APA has made additional furloughs and pay cuts in response to the coronavirus pandemic just three months after making similar cuts, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap. Jim Gosnell, the agency’s president and CEO, held a Zoom conference call with partners on Tuesday and shared a memo detailing the cuts following the…

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two new clinical guidance documents from the American College of Rheumatology provide evidence-based recommendations for managing pediatric rheumatic disease during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as diagnostic and treatment recommendations for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19 infection.…

The new AI Barometer report from the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation has assessed the threats and opportunities of artificial intelligence in the UK By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 19 Jun 2020 10:00 Algorithmic bias, lack of artificial intelligence (AI) explainability and failure to seek meaningful consent for personal data collection and sharing…

In a press briefing Friday, the World Health & Fitness Organization (WHO) said everyone in areas with community transmission should wear a face mask where social distancing isn’t possible to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.WHO also advised that in areas of community transmission, everyone who is over 60 years old or has underlying Health & Fitness conditions should…