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Coronavirus response | Local health officials: Businesses can make own decision on masks | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — Businesses can still require their customers and employees to wear masks if they want, public health officials said after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s announcement Thursday that fully vaccinated people can now resume their activities without wearing a mask or practicing social distancing. There won’t …

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Coronavirus response | Labor shortage hitting Champaign County businesses | Coronavirus

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN — The pandemic isn’t quite over, but it seems like almost every business is hiring — and many are having trouble finding workers. “We have pretty much heard every day from an employer that they’re struggling to fill positions,” said Laura Weis, president of the Champaign County Chamber …

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EU economy to expand, bouncing back from coronavirus pandemic crisis

EU economy to expand, bouncing back from coronavirus pandemic crisis

[ad_1] The European Union economy is set to bounce back strongly this year after the deep coronavirus recession and member states are forecast to have recouped the ground lost by the end of next year. In its latest forecast Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission significantly …

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The Latest: Czech Republic eases restrictions, opens bars | Coronavirus

[ad_1] PRAGUE — The Czech Republic is further easing coronavirus restrictions, opening bars and restaurants for outdoor dining amid falling numbers of coronavirus infections. Industry and Trade Minister Karel Havlicek says the establishments will reopen on May 17 for people who have a negative coronavirus test, have been vaccinated or …

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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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