Tag: Coronavirus

Exxon plays on virus worries in Baytown contract talks: union official

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A union official accused Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday of using “scare” tactics and exploiting economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic...

India, China could explore measures to boost trade hit by Covid-19

NEW DELHI : India and China are expected to discuss steps and explore measuresof boosting bilateral trade which has been significantly impacted by the coronavirus...

U.S. warns airlines to quickly refund tickets after canceled flights

FILE PHOTO: American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease...

Hotels open doors in fight against Coronavirus

New Delhi: About 45,000 hotel rooms across the country belonging to chains such as ITC, Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), The Lalit, Lemon Tree, Radisson Hotels,...

Top law firms, consultancies take contrarian corona bets

MUMBAI: The country’s top law and professional services firms have taken a contrarian stance by rolling out annual bonuses, promotions and pay hikes. These come...

Covid-19 impact: Flying ban lands 80% of Indian aircraft at top six airports

New Delhi: India’s top six airports, including the two biggest hubs of New Delhi and Mumbai, are now home to about 80% of the civilian...

U.S. airlines apply for U.S. payroll help but terms still unclear

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. airlines applied on Friday for payroll grants from the U.S. Treasury meant to keep workers employed during a sharp downturn...

I’m a cashier at a truck stop. I have COPD, asthma and hypertension. I’m scared of coronavirus. Should I stop working?

Dear Moneyist, I am concerned about getting sick. I am a cashier at a truck stop in Minnesota. Drivers from all over the U.S. stop...

Why sweetened layoff benefits may be at odds with U.S. loan program

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The generous U.S. unemployment benefits rolled out to blunt the economic harm caused by the coronavirus could have an unintended effect:...

Were You Zoom-Bombed? Video of It May Now Be on YouTube, TikTok for All to See

Zoom-bombers have been recording their exploits and uploading the footage to YouTube and TikTok. In some cases, the videos are a privacy issue because they...

‘Your boss is playing God’: My grocery store banned face masks for staff. I don’t want to contract coronavirus. How can I stay safe?

I am in my 60s and I work for a well-known supermarket chain in North Carolina. My job requires me to be in the aisles...

The watchdogs overseeing the $2.3 trillion U.S. bailout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Who’s watching over the U.S. government’s largest bailout in history – the $2.3 trillion in fiscal stimulus to fight the economic impact...

Empty Hospitals in Pandemic Cities, but Reopening Is Difficult

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As city leaders across the country scramble to find space for...

Exclusive: Amazon to delay Prime Day event due to coronavirus, outlines cloud risks

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is postponing its major summer shopping event, Prime Day, until at least August and expects a potential $100 million hit...

Global currency funds notch wins amid coronavirus volatility

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global currency fund managers racked up gains in the first quarter as they benefited from the extreme volatility that the coronavirus...

Big Tech drastically reverses course on coronavirus ad policies

When tech companies roll out new policies, it’s usually after long periods of meticulous internal discussion and review. Big reversals aren’t the norm.  Then Covid-19...

The Week That Wasn’t in COVID-19: Elon Musk, ‘Pandemic’ Scientist

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This week in the coronavirus stories that inundated the internet, Elon Musk...

Quarantined? Boost Your Social Proof With These 5 Strategies

We’re all making the best of a bad situation, and that includes maintaining your brand’s online presence. April 3, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed...

Encephalitis Case Report, Silent Spreaders

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center . Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe...

Amazon stops selling N95 masks to consumers to prioritize distribution to hospitals

Image: Smith Collection / Gado / Getty Images Michael Kan for PCMag 2020-04-03 20:46:49 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering...

If We Use Masks COVID Deaths Could Fall 10%

April 3, 2020 — The CDC and White House have been mulling for days whether they should recommend that everyone wear cloth masks when going...

Harsh Spring Allergy Season Spurs Hay Fever Fears

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A consistent increase in the intensity and length of allergy season...

Dr. Fauci is the internet’s worthiest crush yet

The good people of the internet have had their fair share of collective crushes over the years, but perhaps no crush has been more worthy...

Closing In on the New Coronavirus

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It is new, but not entirely. The coronavirus upending the world...

U.S. airlines face deadline to apply for federal payroll grants

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. airlines and airport contractors faced a deadline of 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT) on Friday to tap the federal government for...