Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

South Korea cases rise, new night club cluster

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4.2 million Global deaths: At least 291,366 Most cases reported: United States (1,369,314), Russia (232,243), Spain (228,030), United Kingdom (227,741), Italy (221,216)  The …

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‘Perfect storm’ for suicide risk as job losses soar and people are isolated

[ad_1] A sign in an abandoned storefront says, “Suicide is Not An Option Call Me Anytime’ in the hope of helping people with despair during this time. Ira L. Black | Corbis | Getty Images As millions of Americans lose their jobs and economists predict a slow recovery, mental health …

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New York state begins to ease some coronavirus restrictions this week

[ad_1] New York will begin a phased reopening this week that allows industries at a low risk of spreading the coronavirus, including landscaping and drive-in movies, to resume operations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. The low-risk, outdoor businesses and activities, which also include tennis, can reopen statewide on Friday as …

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Trump-touted drug doesn’t help patients, but raises heart attack risk, study says

[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a meeting with Texas Governor Greg Abbott about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, May 7, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters Another study shows that hydroxychloroquine — a drug President Donald Trump said showed …

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CityMD mistakenly told 15,000 people with coronavirus antibodies they’re immune

[ad_1] People wearing masks wait in line outside a CityMD location to be tested for coronavirus on April 30, 2020 in New York City, United States. Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images Urgent care provider CityMD has acknowledged that it mistakenly told 15,000 people in New York and New Jersey who …

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Coronavirus inflammatory syndrome is causing heart and kidney failure in some NYC kids

[ad_1] Coronavirus inflammatory syndrome in children is causing heart and kidney failure, New York City’s top health official said Monday. “This is something that is incredibly concerning,” Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot said at a news briefing. Pediatricians and health officials have seen “laboratory signs of inflammation and a single or multiorgan indication …

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CDC finds New York City coronavirus death toll may be thousands worse than official tally

[ad_1] Medical workers wheel a deceased patient on a stretcher behind a privacy screen at the Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 27, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Stephanie Keith | Getty Images U.S. health officials have identified 5,000 fatalities in New York City between March and …

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Coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals report ‘long struggle,’ some relapse, WHO says

[ad_1] Many recovered Covid-19 patients are reporting a longer road to “full health” than expected and some appear to have relapsed, the World Health Organization said Monday. Researchers around the world are still trying to understand exactly how the coronavirus affects the human body. WHO officials say they are working …

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US exports to China to fall short of phase one trade deal, says CSIS

[ad_1] China’s President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic will cause China’s purchases of U.S. goods this year to fall way short …

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Chinese authorities flag northeastern province as high-risk outbreak spot

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus outbreak, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. team. Global cases: More than 4 million Global deaths: More than 279,460 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.3 million), Spain (over 223,500), Italy (over 218,200), United Kingdom …

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