Tag: covid

Prominent chef tells Fed that worker shortages are due to ‘life changes’ in wake of pandemic

The reason that there is a worker shortage in the U.S. restaurant industry is that employees decided to make “life changes” as they went through...

The jump in growth is ‘massive’ this year: Pankaj Pawan, Co-founder & CEO, Maximl

Maximl, which claims to be India’s first connected worker platform for deskless workers, is looking to grow about five to six times this year while...

Child Obesity Rose Sharply During Pandemic

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Childhood obesity was a worrisome issue before the pandemic, and...

Millions Could Soon Lose Medicaid Coverage Started During the Pandemic

FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, a new crisis in insurance coverage in the United States...

Hospitalizing the Unvaccinated Has Cost U.S. Nearly $6 Billion

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The cost of providing hospital care for unvaccinated Americans has reached $5.7 billion in just three months,...

BPCL privatisation: Fitch says BPCL privatisation may get delayed

Fitch Ratings on Monday said uncertainty over the bidder consortiums and process complexity, including valuation, may lead to potential delays in privatisation of India’s second-largest...

Govt determined to vaccinate everyone by December this year: Union Minister Kishan Reddy

The Government of India is determined to vaccinate everyone by December this year under the COVID-19 vaccination programme, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said here...

Kerala health system on heightened alert with advent of Nipah amid COVID pandemic

As Kerala reeled under a daily increase of nearly 30,000 cases of COVID-19, the deadly Nipah virus has come as another thorn in its side,...

Corporations want to retain large office spaces, data shows

Many occupants and tenants of large office complexes across the country including big corporations are renewing their lease agreements, despite the much-talked about emergence of...

GADGET ADDICTION: Covid brings about another illness: Gadget addiction

Schools may be gradually opening up, but a year and a half of being cooped up at home has already left its impact on many...

Americans’ COVID Medical Bills Are Set to Rise

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 care is likely to get more expensive for Americans...

Kidney Damage Another Consequence of ‘Long COVID’

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People hospitalized for COVID-19, and even some with milder...

Teachers Have No Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

The report was published online Sept. 1 in the journal BMJ . It’s not surprising that the risk to teachers is not higher...

COVID-19: Karnataka government revises COVID-19 protocol for travellers from Kerala

The Karnataka government has revised its COVID-19 protocol for people coming from Kerala, exempting a set of people from mandatory seven days institutional quarantine. It...

Who They Are, Why They’re Hesitant

Bridging the Divide In terms of solutions, Shaban-Nejad said, “We emphasize the importance of clear, consistent, targeted, unambiguous messaging, which considers differences...

Two Women Charged in Fake COVID Vaccination Card Scam

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A woman who calls herself AntiVaxMomma on social media faces a number of charges for selling fake...

gdp: Don’t expect any dramatic change unless govt steps up to the plate: Pronab Sen

Statistician Pronab Sen analyses the Q1 GDP data. Edited excerpts from his interview to ET Now’s Tamanna Inamdar: Tamanna Inamdar: Some are saying 20.1% GDP...

Vaccination in Bengaluru: Karnataka striving to make Bengaluru first metro to completely vaccinate eligible population

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Monday said the government is aiming to make Bengaluru the first metro city in India to completely vaccinate all...

moderna vaccine: What we know about Japan’s contaminated Moderna COVID-19 vaccine supplies

Japan’s COVID-19 vaccination push has been dealt a blow by widening reports of contamination in supplies of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine. Here are some key...

Liquor Store Sales Rose During Pandemic

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Americans did more drinking at home during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Search for Coronavirus Origins at a Standstill

By Robert Preidt and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The search for the source of the...

When Is a Person With COVID-19 Most Infectious?

FRIDAY, Aug. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research delivers an answer to a burning question: When are COVID-19 patients most infectious? The...

Opinion: All concerts should mandate that every fan is ‘carded’ — showing proof of a COVID vaccine or test

Since early 2020 we have been bobbing and weaving as the coronavirus has thrown its various variants at us. We’re learning a lot of defensive...

coronavirus cases: Rates of COVID might increase in winter, but it’s not necessarily because the virus thrives in the cold

Colder weather has long been associated with coughs, colds and other respiratory illnesses. Seasonal influenza and common colds peak throughout the winter months in both...

supply chain: The world economy’s supply chain problem keeps getting worse

A supply chain crunch that was meant to be temporary now looks like it will last well into next year as the surging variant upends...