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Relief Therapeutics shares have soared 38,000% in 2020

[ad_1] Medical staff examine a patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston on Nov. 16, 2020. Go Nakamura | Getty Images LONDON — Swiss biotech firm Relief Therapeutics has seen its share price climb by 38,000% so far this year, as it develops …

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Spiraling COVID-19 cases driving up U.S. layoffs; inflation still benign

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing first-time claims for jobless benefits jumped to a near three-month high last week as mounting new COVID-19 infections led to more business restrictions, further evidence that the pandemic and lack of additional fiscal stimulus were hurting the economy. FILE PHOTO: A …

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It’ll be years before Colorado jobs bounce back from the coronavirus – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] By Sarah Mulholland, CPR News It will likely take several years for Colorado to fully regain the jobs lost during the recession brought on by the pandemic, according to a report from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. The state is forecast to add …

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Despite Biden pledge, coronavirus bill in Congress now may be all Americans get: analysts

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President-elect Joe Biden has called the $908 billion coronavirus aid bill taking shape in Congress a “downpayment” toward a bigger stimulus next year, but if it passes, that is all U.S. businesses and workers should count on, economists and political analysts say. There is likely to …

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Texas food banks face shortage of groceries during coronavirus recession

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Food banks across Texas are projecting food shortages in coming months due to the end of three key federal and state programs that …

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5 things to know for December 4: Coronavirus, White House, economy, Iran, Rohingya

[ad_1] Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Coronavirus 2. White House  Federal career employees are fretting about being left in …

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How Colorado Lawmakers Spent $342 Million In Coronavirus Aid In Record Time

[ad_1] The Colorado state legislature finished up a three-day sprint of lawmaking on Wednesday afternoon, passing a series of bills meant to throw a lifeline to businesses and families as the coronavirus pandemic surges. “This is not the end of the conversation. There’s more that the federal government needs to …

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Texas must boost COVID-19 controls, White House report says

[ad_1] Texas must ramp up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus as the state experiences a “full resurgence” of COVID-19 infections, according to White House guidelines. Texas is seeing an “unsustainable increase in hospitalizations” from the virus and “statewide mitigation must increase,” according to a White House Coronavirus …

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Why the EU’s historic coronavirus stimulus is at risk

[ad_1] Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban leaves at the end of the two days face-to-face European Union (EU) summit at the European Council Building in Brussels. JOHANNA GERON | AFP | Getty Images LONDON —The EU’s historic plan to prop up its economy has suffered a “big setback” after Hungary …

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