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Google, Facebook and Amazon Gain as Coronavirus Reshapes Ad Spending

[ad_1] For the first time, more than half of U.S. advertising spending is set to go to digital platforms such as Google GOOG 0.44% and Facebook, the world’s largest ad buyer said, a reflection of marketers’ strategy shift as the coronavirus pandemic pummeled the industry this year. The milestone is …

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Americans stick near home again due to coronavirus resurgence in fresh blow to the economy

[ad_1] The recent resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic has prodded Americans once again to cut back on flying, dining out, staying at hotels and other activities away from home in another blow to the U.S. economy. Read: The economy is showing more coronavirus cracks and the fissures are growing By …

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Amazon has dragged its feet on Covid-19 worker safety probe: Calif. AG

[ad_1] Amazon workers at Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse strike in demand that the facility be shut down and cleaned after one staffer tested positive for the coronavirus on March 30, 2020 in New York. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra is seeking to …

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COVID-19 Changed Science Forever – The Atlantic

[ad_1] This article was published online on December 14, 2020. 1. In fall of 2019, exactly zero scientists were studying COVID‑19, because no one knew the disease existed. The coronavirus that causes it, SARS‑CoV‑2, had only recently jumped into humans and had been neither identified nor named. But by the …

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CA Notify coronavirus app gets 4 million activations in first day

[ad_1] This week, California residents started receiving push notifications on their smartphones prompting them to opt-in to CA Notify, a system that can anonymously alert users that they may have been exposed to the Covid-19 coronavirus. CA Notify, which officially launched on Thursday, is based on technology built by Apple …

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U.S. coronavirus case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in just five days

[ad_1] • U.S. case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in five days • President-elect Joe Biden pledges to deliver 100 million vaccine shots in first 100 days in office • German Chancellor Angela Merkel pleads with Germans to limit gatherings in emotional speech The global case tally …

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U.S. suffers deadliest week from coronavirus since pandemic broke out

[ad_1] • U.S. averages most deaths in a week since start of crisis • Fauci warns January could be worse if Americans travel for Christmas, Hanukkah • FDA says Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine seems safe and effective The U.S. has set another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, averaging the most deaths …

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More than 101,000 COVID-19 patients are now in U.S. hospitals, and Dakotas lead nation in cases per capita

[ad_1] • U.S. sets yet another record for COVID-19 hospitalizations • Dr. Deborah Birx says vaccine won’t save us from current surge • Rudolph Giuliani, former New York City mayor and personal lawyer to President Trump, tests positive The U.S. set another record for hospitalizations with the coronavirus illness COVID-19 …

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Bank workers could get COVID vaccines before most Americans

[ad_1] The American Bankers Association is seeking vaccine prioritization for bank tellers and frontline community-bank employees. An earlier version of this story suggested that the industry group was seeking a broader prioritization for the financial industry, including traders. The story has been corrected. Frontline bank employees could get a shot …

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Photos: The Reality of the Current Coronavirus Surge

[ad_1] As the number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide nears 65 million, and the number of deaths attributed to the disease approaches 1.5 million, many countries are enduring a crushing surge in numbers. The toll on health-care workers, families, and the victims of the disease has been enormous. Gathered below …

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