Tag: supplies

One culprit in the IRS backlog of 1.7 million tax returns? Broken printers and copiers, watchdog report says

Long-languishing 2019 tax returns and tardy tax refunds are being held up partly because of a shortage of working printers and copiers at Internal Revenue...

U.S. COVID vaccine program speeds up to about 3 million doses a day in the past week

The U.S. COVID-19 vaccine program continues to kick into high gear, setting a record Saturday of more than four million doses administered, although experts continue...

As new coronavirus strains raise questions about mask quality, the N95 market in the U.S. is still facing supply issues

Government officials in the U.S. and Europe have called for stricter mask protocols as more infectious strains of the coronavirus circulate, yet there is still...

Heathrow offers rapid one-hour COVID-19 tests. It isn’t cheap

Facilities in Heathrow terminals 2 and 5 will offer rapid pre-departure coronavirus tests to passengers traveling to Hong Kong and Italy. daniel leal-olivas/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images...

Physical distancing challenge onboard ships, submarines: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh

NEW DELHI: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh has said that efforts have to be made to ensure that the force’s operational assets, especially ships...

coronavirus: Virus battle creates a global quest to find masks and PPE

SHANGHAI: Million-dollar wire transfers to strangers. Rumours of hidden supplies in forgotten warehouses. Wheeler-dealers trying to talk regulators and customs officials into letting that one...