Tag: Healthcare Policy

Lufthansa, German government agree on $9.8 billion rescue package: sources

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government and the management of flagship carrier Lufthansa (LHAG.DE), which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, have reached...

Canada’s Trudeau to look at possible further aid for airlines, after Air Canada layoffs

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday he would look at possible ways to help airlines further, but laid out...

Alberta launches Canada’s first contact tracing app as economy slowly reopens

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – The Canadian province of Alberta on Friday launched the country’s first phone app to trace contacts of people infected with the...

Australia launches controversial COVID-19 tracking app as some states start easing rules

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government launched a controversial coronavirus tracing app on Sunday and promised to legislate privacy protections around it as authorities try...

Apple, Google update coronavirus contact tracing tech ahead of launch

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Friday updated technical details of the coronavirus contact tracing system they plan to release...

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

ATLANTA (Reuters) – With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several...

Georgia forges ahead with reopening despite disapproval of Trump, pandemic experts

ATLANTA (Reuters) – Georgia pushed ahead with its plan to become the first U.S. state to allow an array of merchants to reopen on Friday...

Russia earmarks $18 billion to tackle coronavirus crisis

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has earmarked nearly $18 billion to fight the spread of the coronavirus and its economic fallout, its prime minister said on...

Russia considering coronavirus emergency, say sources, but Kremlin denies it

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is considering declaring a state of national emergency over the coronavirus to allow the government to bring in tougher measures, three...

Tommy the robot nurse helps keep Italy doctors safe from coronavirus

VARESE, Italy (Reuters) – He doesn’t wear a mask but he is helping save lives from coronavirus just the same. Meet Tommy, the robot nurse....