Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

Spain cases surge past 72,000, Iran death toll passes 2,500

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. team. Global cases: More than 614,880 Global deaths: At least 28,687 Top 5 countries: United States (104,837), Italy (86,498), China (81,996), Spain (72,248) and Germany (53,340) The …

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Worldwide coronavirus cases reach 1 million, doubling in a week

[ad_1] Reported COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 1 million on Thursday, doubling in a week as the virus spreads across Europe and North America and establishes a toehold in Africa.  Just before global cases reached 1 million, the COVID-19 worldwide death toll passed 50,000, according to data compiled by …

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Need for nurses is driving record pay as coronavirus nears its peak

[ad_1] Karen Fountain is no stranger to crisis situations. As a traveling nurse, she’s cared for patients during dangerous times, including the Ebola outbreak in 2014. “That’s what we’re made for. We can walk in and start working in a day, two days. We don’t need the full six months …

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Royal Caribbean draws down revolving credit lines due to coronavirus pandemic

[ad_1] This is a file photo showing Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Quantum-class cruise ship, the Anthem of the Sea, as it sits moored at the Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, Oct. 6, 2015. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Royal Caribbean has fully drawn down two of its …

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White House advisor Fauci says coronavirus vaccine trial is on target and will be ‘ultimate game changer’

[ad_1] Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images The first human trial testing a potential vaccine to …

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Global reported cases head toward 1 million

[ad_1] This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 932,600 Global deaths: At least 46,809 Top 5 countries: United States (213,372), Italy (110,574), Spain (104,118), China (82,361), and Germany (77,872) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:43 a.m. Beijing …

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Consumer behavior will be changed from coronavirus

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic will alter consumer behavior across the entire business landscape, AT&T President and COO John Stankey said Wednesday.  “Not just AT&T, every company is going to see consumer behavior changes coming out of this event,”  Stankey told CNBC’s Julia Boorstin. “I don’t expect we’re going to return to …

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US coronavirus cases top 200,000 as virus spreads and testing ramps up

[ad_1] Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. surpassed 200,000 Wednesday, doubling since Friday as the country rolls out broader testing and outbreaks pop up in more and more cities. The coronavirus has now infected 203,608 people in the U.S., killing at least 4,476 people, according to Johns Hopkins University. President …

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Global coronavirus cases will hit 1 million and 50,000 deaths in a few days, WHO officials say

[ad_1] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images World Health Organization officials are “deeply concerned” about the “rapid escalation and global spread” …

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More than 1,000 New York City police officers are infected with coronavirus

[ad_1] More than 1,000 New York City police officers have contracted COVID-19 as emergency calls in the city hit record highs. Of the New York Police Department’s more than 36,000 employees 1,048 officers and 145 civilian employees have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday, NYPD said in a statement. …

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