Tag Archives: Health care industry

Coronavirus cases surge among younger Californians

The recent surge in the spread of the coronavirus in California is hitting younger people harder than the initial outbreak earlier this year, according to the latest data from the California Department of Public Health. Like many states, California is seeing a resurgence of coronavirus cases in recent weeks. Confirmed …

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Bolsonaro’s diagnosis marks ‘beginning of the end’ for his administration

A file photo dated March 01, 2020 shows President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro (L) along with his wife Michelle Bolsonaro (R) arriving at the inauguration ceremony of Uruguay’s new President Luis Lacalle Pou, at the Plaza Independencia in Montevideo, Uruguay. Carlos Lebrato | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Brazilian President …

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United braces 36,000 employees for job cuts as pandemic roils travel demand

A row of United Airlines passenger planes parked at gates at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado. Robert Alexander | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday said it is warning about 36,000 front-line employees — more than a third of its staff — about potential furloughs as the coronavirus pandemic continues …

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Coronavirus: NYC schools won’t fully reopen this fall: Mayor de Blasio

New York City public schools, the nation’s largest school system, won’t fully reopen this fall as the city tries to keep the coronavirus epidemic under control, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. The district, which has 1.1 million students, will use a combination of in-person class and remote learning, he said. …

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U.S. reports record single-day spike of 60,000 new coronavirus cases

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) unload a patient into an ambulance outside of the Hammonton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare one of numerous nursing homes to have staffing shortages during the national outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hammonton, New Jersey, U.S., May 19, 2020. Lucas Jackson | Reuters The …

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U.S. reports more than 60,000 new cases; Africa tops 500,000 total cases

Total number of confirmed cases in Africa now over 500,000 The continent of Africa has recorded more than 500,000 coronavirus cases, according to data compiled by Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with nearly 12,000 related deaths. Across the continent of approximately 1.2 billion people, South Africa has recorded …

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Novavax sees revenue opportunities from potential coronavirus vaccine

Novavax CEO Stanley Erck told CNBC on Tuesday the company’s potential coronavirus vaccine improves its revenue outlook. “What the coronavirus does is it moves up the timetable for us to have revenue, and quite a bit actually,” Erck said in a “Squawk Box” interview.  Shares of Novavax have surged in 2020, rising more …

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White House begins withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Donald Trump speaks to journalists in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 2, 2020. The president addressed reports that the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has submitted to the U.N. secretary-general its notice to withdraw from the …

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Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest counties

People wait for health assessment check-in before entering Jackson Memorial Hospital, as Miami-Dade County eases some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami, Florida, June 18, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters More than 40 Florida hospitals in multiple counties across the state …

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