Tropical Storm Colin Brings Rain to Carolinas Before Weakening; One Drowns

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Colin disintegrated in North Carolina on Sunday after forming along the South Carolina coast on Saturday morning, bringing rain and winds that disrupted July 4 celebrations and left one man dead. The North Carolina man drowned in the water off Oak Island and a handful of other swimmers in the … Read more

Novartis to invest $250M for new therapies to fight neglected tropical diseases, malaria

Robert Way/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Novartis (NYSE:NVS) said it is committing $250M over five years to advance research and development (R&D) of new treatments to fight against neglected tropical diseases and malaria. The Swiss pharma giant made the June 23 announcement in conjunction with the Kigali Summit on Malaria and NTDs alongside the 26th … Read more

What Factors Could Drive Northern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Risk This Season?

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! This content was recently published in the Blogs section of RMS’ website. It is republished here with permission. With June 1 heralding the official start of the 2022 North Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Alex already on the scoreboard, and eight hurricane landfalls in the last … Read more

Tropical Storm Alex Heads for Bermuda Area with Wind, Rain

Tropical Storm Alex, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, headed for a close pass by Bermuda on Monday after deluging parts of Florida and causing three deaths in Cuba. Alex strengthened some over the Atlantic after becoming a tropical storm early Sunday when it moved over the Atlantic following its trek across … Read more