Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing

A former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and public health titan who led the eradication of smallpox asked the embattled, current CDC leader to expose the failed U.S. response to the new coronavirus, calling on him to orchestrate his own firing to protest White House interference.

Trump contradicted CDC director’s testimony to the Senate about importance of face masks

UP NEXT

UP NEXT

Dr. William Foege, a renowned epidemiologist who served under Democratic and Republican presidents, detailed in a private letter he sent last month to CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield his alarm over how the agency has fallen in stature while the pandemic raged across America.

Foege, who has not previously been a vocal critic of the agency’s handling of the novel coronavirus, called on Redfield to openly address the White House’s meddling in the agency’s efforts to manage the COVID-19 crisis and then

Read More

ICON Health & Fitness Announces $200 Million Growth Investment Led By L Catterton

Investment Will Further Accelerate Growth of Fitness Leader’s Connected Equipment and Industry-leading Subscription Technology Platform iFit

ICON Health & Fitness (“ICON”), the world leader in innovation, design and distribution of connected fitness equipment and software, today announced a $200 million growth investment led by L Catterton, the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm, and is joined by existing investor Pamplona Capital Management.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201005005720/en/

(Photo: Business Wire)

ICON owns established industry-leading fitness brands NordicTrack®, ProForm® and Freemotion®, which offer connected fitness membership services powered by iFit, the immersive live and on-demand streaming fitness and wellness media platform.

With revenue exceeding $1 billion in the last 12 months (ending September 30, 2020), ICON is the only company which creates connected fitness experiences across multiple brands, multiple product categories and all consumer fitness segments.

The investment will further accelerate ICON’s unique

Read More

Global Smart Mattress Market- Featuring BUREAU-HOTEL, Eight Sleep Inc., and Icon Health & Fitness Inc. Among Others

The smart mattress market is poised to grow by USD 819.27 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 11% during the forecast period.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005843/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Smart Mattress Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

The report on the smart mattress market provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the increasing penetration of smartphones.

Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19. Download Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Recovery Analysis

The smart mattress market analysis includes the distribution channel segment and geographic landscapes. This study identifies the introduction of

Read More