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Global Companies Retool as Covid-19 Surge Hits India’s Tech Talent – The Wall Street Journal Global Companies Retool as Covid-19 Surge Hits India’s Tech Talent – The Wall Street Journal

Global Companies Retool as Covid-19 Surge Hits India’s Tech Talent – The Wall Street Journal

By 1 month ago

Companies world-wide that rely on information-technology workers in India are facing project delays, or racing to reroute tasks to other locations, as the country battles a devastating second wave of Covid-19 infections.Fairfax, Va.-based software company 3Pillar Global Inc. said that 70 of 342 workers at its Noida, India, office have been infected with Covid-19 since…

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Hospital Patients Younger Now… Hospital Patients Younger Now…

Hospital Patients Younger Now…

By 1 month ago

Hospitals are seeing fewer Covid-19 patients but increasingly the ones who do land in the hospital are 50 or younger, according to national data. With older Americans vaccinated at higher rates, health officials and epidemiologists said they aren’t surprised that more hospital beds are being filled with younger patients. But some are concerned about the…

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‘Human disaster’ unfolding in LA will get worse, experts say

By 7 months ago

By Alexandra Meeks, Christina Maxouris and Holly Yan, CNN Updated 6:56 PM ET, Tue January 5, 2021 (CNN)Imagine having cardiac arrest and getting picked up by an ambulance that won’t take you to a hospital.Or having a medical emergency and languishing outside an emergency room for hours.This is what Los Angeles County faces as the onslaught of Covid-19 devastates the […]

What scientists know about the coronavirus variant spreading in the U.K.

By 7 months ago

“The longer this virus spreads, the more opportunities it has to change,” said Maria Van Kerkhove of the World Health Organization. Dec. 20, 2020, 12:13 PM ESTBy Isobel van Hagen LONDON — Several European countries have banned flights from the U.K. over fears about a new coronavirus variant that has forced millions of people in Britain to cancel their […]

CVS Health begins administering COVID-19 vaccines in long-term care facilities

By 7 months ago

Monday, December 21, 2020 Majority of facilities nationwide have selected CVS Pharmacy as vaccination provider WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has formally launched its COVID-19 vaccination program for long-term care facilities, whose residents have been disproportionality impacted by the pandemic. CVS Pharmacy teams will administer the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in facilities […]

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Covid vaccine: What you need to know about vaccine safety

By 8 months ago

By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent In any conversation about vaccine safety, there is one statistic worth holding on to: one in 1,000.  One in 1,000 people in the UK have already died after being infected with coronavirus during the pandemic. This is the known threat from the disease that any risks have to be […]

Dolly Parton helped fund Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine research

By 8 months ago

By Scottie Andrew, CNN Updated 11:13 AM ET, Tue November 17, 2020 (CNN) In April, less than a month after Covid-19 was officially declared a pandemic, Dolly Parton donated $1 million to coronavirus research at Vanderbilt University. More than seven months later, it’s been revealed that the legendary performer’s donation helped fund Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, which this week became […]

Leading medical groups urge Trump to share Covid data with Biden to ‘save countless lives’

By 8 months ago

Nov. 17, 2020, 7:41 AM EST / Updated Nov. 17, 2020, 5:08 PM ESTBy Geoff Bennett, Kristen Welker, Dareh Gregorian and Rebecca Shabad WASHINGTON — Top officials from organizations representing American hospitals, doctors and nurses are calling on President Donald Trump to share critical Covid-19 data with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team “as soon as possible” to “save countless lives.” In a letter […]

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Business Vacancies Rise on New York City’s Broadway – The Wall Street Journal Business Vacancies Rise on New York City’s Broadway – The Wall Street Journal

Business Vacancies Rise on New York City’s Broadway – The Wall Street Journal

By 10 months ago

More than 300 storefronts along Broadway are vacant, a 78% increase from three years ago, a recent survey found, as the coronavirus pandemic puts added pressure on bricks-and-mortar businesses.Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and her staff counted 335 street-level vacancies in late August, when they inventoried storefronts along the avenue that spans about 13 miles…

Lampedusa: Migrant with coronavirus gives birth in helicopter Lampedusa: Migrant with coronavirus gives birth in helicopter

Lampedusa: Migrant with coronavirus gives birth in helicopter

By 10 months ago

Publishedduration1 Septemberimage copyrightEPAimage captionOfficials say Lampedusa is experiencing an increase in migrant arrivalsA migrant woman who tested positive for coronavirus has given birth on board a helicopter while being airlifted to hospital from an over-crowded holding centre on Italy’s Lampedusa island.Italy says it has seen an increase in migrant arrivals this year.A rescue ship was…

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 7 new cases, 7 more recoveries reported Tuesday – CBC.ca Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 7 new cases, 7 more recoveries reported Tuesday – CBC.ca

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 7 new cases, 7 more recoveries reported Tuesday – CBC.ca

By 10 months ago

The total number of active cases remains at a standstill compared to Monday.Three of the new cases announced Tuesday are in the Regina area, two are in the north central region, one is in the Saskatoon area and the other is in the south central zone.  (CBC)Seven more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in…

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Russia Strikes Deals to Sell Its Coronavirus Vaccine Internationally – The Wall Street Journal Russia Strikes Deals to Sell Its Coronavirus Vaccine Internationally – The Wall Street Journal

Russia Strikes Deals to Sell Its Coronavirus Vaccine Internationally – The Wall Street Journal

By 10 months ago

Russia has struck preliminary agreements to sell its Covid-19 vaccine to more than 10 countries in Asia, South America and the Middle East, a development that could give Moscow valuable economic and political leverage internationally. Russian officials say they have secured preliminary deals for the vaccine to be delivered to countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and…

Coronavirus blamed for historic housing supply shortage – Fox Business Coronavirus blamed for historic housing supply shortage – Fox Business

Coronavirus blamed for historic housing supply shortage – Fox Business

By 10 months ago

The pandemic has aggravated the housing market’s longstanding lack of supply, creating a historic shortage of homes for sale. Buyers are accelerating purchase plans or considering homeownership for the first time, rushing to get more living space as many Americans anticipate working from home for a while. Many potential sellers, meanwhile, are keeping their homes…

‘I still spend so much time on the kids – that needs to change’ ‘I still spend so much time on the kids – that needs to change’

‘I still spend so much time on the kids – that needs to change’

By 10 months ago

Image copyright Sarah Dahia My Money is a series looking at how people spend their money – and the sometimes tough decisions they have to make. Here, Sarah Dahia from Australia takes us through a week in her life during the coronavirus pandemic.Sarah was born in the UK and now lives in Sydney, having moved…

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US budget deficit soars to $3tn record US budget deficit soars to $3tn record

US budget deficit soars to $3tn record

By 10 months ago

Image copyright Getty Images The US budget deficit has hit a record high of more than $3tn (£2.3tn), driven by the government’s massive spending on coronavirus relief.The federal government spent more than $6tn in the first 11 months of its financial year, including $2tn on coronavirus programmes, the Treasury Department said.The figure outpaces the $3tn…

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