COVID 19

'Didn't give a damn': Inside a ravaged Spanish nursing home

1 hour ago   |   Chron

MADRID - Zoilo Patiño was just one of more than 19,000 elderly people to die of coronavirus in Spain's nursing homes but he has come to symbolize a system of caring for the...
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A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as...
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Twitter applies another fact check-this time to China spokesman's tweets about virus origins

2 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Twitter has applied a fact check tag to at least two posts by China Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian, both of which advanced questions about whether the COVID-19 virus...
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Republican politician waited a week to reveal positive COVID-19 test - while calling for an end to coronavirus lockdown

Republican politician waited a week to reveal positive COVID-19 test - while calling for an end to coronavirus lockdown

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

State Rep. Andrew Lewis, a Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania, learned that he had COVID-19 on May 20. He waited until May 27 to reveal the news. "Out of respect for my...
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Airborne or Not? The Evidence on Virus Transmission

3 hours ago   |   Washington Post   |   3 articles

World Health Organization officials have said since February that the new coronavirus that causes Covid-19 spreads in most cases via virus-containing droplets emitted when an...
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Gum, mints and snack bar sales slump, as U.S. consumers order online amid COVID-19 crisis

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Impulse purchases - gum, mints and snack bars tossed into a shopping basket as one snakes through the supermarket checkout line - are falling as more people get groceries...
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The Latest: India sees record jump of COVID-19 cases

3 hours ago   |   Chron

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health...
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Amid halt on foreclosures, zombie property rate remains constant

3 hours ago   |   Inman   |   2 articles

The number of U.S. homes in the process of foreclosure that are currently sitting empty barely changed between the first and second quarters of 2020, due to the...
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How to Optimize Your Online Business Meetings

3 hours ago   |   Business

Remote work was long projected to become the next big thing in the business world. Today, the current pandemic has resulted in its early and widespread adoption everywhere...
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US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from abuses in Hong Kong as tensions boil over

US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from abuses in Hong Kong as tensions boil over

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

The US mission to the UN accused China of exploiting the world's preoccupation with the spread of the new coronavirus to further erode Hong Kong's freedoms. Tensions between...
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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from...

US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from abuses in Hong Kong as tensions boil over

The US mission to the UN accused China of exploiting the world's preoccupation with the spread of the new coronavirus to further erode Hong Kong's freedoms. Tensions between... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... Read more ...

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

The US surpassed 100,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. That's the equivalent of the entire population of Edison, New Jersey dying. More than 4,000 US cities... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

Many Americans say the pandemic changed their spending habits for the...

Many Americans say the pandemic changed their spending habits for the better, but experts are skeptical it will last

Surveys show that Americans redirected their discretionary income after restaurants and stores closed and social events were canceled because of the COVID-19 crisis. A majority... Read more ...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a... Read more ...