Tag Archives: United States

The Coronavirus’s Unique Threat to the South

[ad_1] Tricia Neuman, a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, says this analysis points to the underlying issues that might complicate or worsen the pandemic in the South. “Due to high rates of conditions like lung disease and heart disease and obesity, the people living in these states …

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Coronavirus epicenter could ‘possibly’ shift back to Asia: health expert

[ad_1] The epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak is at risk of shifting constantly, posing challenges to public health systems, a health expert said on Thursday. “The epicenters will shift constantly,” said Teo Yik Ying, dean at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at the National University of Singapore. …

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Phase 4 relief bill could include these measures

[ad_1] US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks with reporters during her weekly press conference at the US Capitol March 26, 2020, in Washington, DC. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images An array of lawmakers and President Donald Trump have started to acknowledge the need for another coronavirus relief bill, …

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US manufacturers answer GM’s call for ventilator parts

[ad_1] When General Motors and Ventec LIfe Systems sought out capacity to build 200,000 ventilators, they turned to U.S. suppliers for the parts, as the coronavirus pandemic threatened global supply chains and made speed a key driver. The lifesaving machines that help patients breathe are desperately needed by hospitals across …

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Oil prices could turn negative as storage nears capacity

[ad_1] An Aramco employee walks near an oil tank at Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil terminal in Saudi Arabia. Ahmed Jadallah | Reuters Global oil storage could reach maximum capacity within weeks, energy analysts have told CNBC, as the coronavirus crisis dramatically reduces consumption and some of …

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Japanese carmakers brace for US sales shock as coronavirus hits consumers

[ad_1] A worker walks past Nissan Motor Co. vehicles bound for shipment at the Nissan Oppama wharf in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Akio Kon | Bloomberg via Getty Images As the U.S. auto industry braces for the biggest downturn since the 2008 financial crisis, analysts …

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Brent and WTI oil prices set for their worst ever quarter

[ad_1] A pumpjack near the Yamashinskoye rural settlement in the Almetyevsk District. Yegor Aleyev | TASS via Getty Images Oil prices are on pace to register their worst quarterly performance on record, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to crush global demand for crude. A public health crisis has meant countries …

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