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How the coronavirus has affected airlines, hotels, and cruises in one chart

How the coronavirus has affected airlines, hotels, and cruises in one chart

The travel industry has seen some of the worst business impacts from the new coronavirus, a global pandemic threat that now has infected more than 116,000 people and killed about 4,000. In China and Italy, residents are being told not to travel at all. In the United States, health officials are urging people to avoid…
Coronavirus primary delays mean some states could lose delegates at the Democratic National Convention

Coronavirus primary delays mean some states could lose delegates at the Democratic National Convention

New York has delayed its 2020 presidential primary until June 23 due to coronavirus concerns, a delay that the Democratic party said could result in the state losing delegates at the national convention in July. New York is just the latest of more than a dozen states figuring out how to balance public health concerns…
How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting travel

How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting travel

American, Delta, and United Airlines will temporarily suspend all flights to mainland China in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak. The decision comes days after most major carriers announced reduced service to China; American will stop flights immediately through March 27, while Delta and United will suspend service starting on February 6. Earlier this week,…
New coronavirus cases reported at reopened Tesla factory. This doesn’t look great for Elon Musk.

New coronavirus cases reported at reopened Tesla factory. This doesn’t look great for Elon...

In news that should surprise no one, workers at the Tesla factory reportedly have the coronavirus. Two anonymous workers told the Washington Post that “several cases” of Covid-19 had been confirmed at both the company’s Fremont, California, production plant and nearby at its smaller seat-assembly factory. Musk very publicly defied local officials when reopening his…
As coronavirus cases increase worldwide, an Australian state is imposing tough new restrictions

As coronavirus cases increase worldwide, an Australian state is imposing tough new restrictions

As coronavirus cases creep back up in Australia — a country that has maintained a relatively low rate of Covid-19 fatalities — the state of Victoria, home to the city of Melbourne, has declared a state of disaster, enacting tough new restrictions that exceed precautions taken in many places seeing similar, if not worse, increases.…
The White House Is Asking Millennials — Yes, You — to Stay Home to Stop Coronavirus

The White House Is Asking Millennials — Yes, You — to Stay Home to...

WASHINGTON — The White House issued an urgent message to millennials: If you want to help fight COVID-19, you must chill with your partying. The administration unveiled new nationwide guidelines Monday that call for all Americans to avoid crowds of 10 people or more in any situation for at least two weeks, in the latest…
Why coronavirus is suddenly spiking again in parts of the US

Why coronavirus is suddenly spiking again in parts of the US

In many parts of the United States, Covid-19 appears to be surging. It is a grim reminder that the country has not beaten the coronavirus pandemic that has taken more than 110,000 American lives and locked down the country for much of the year. The number of confirmed cases in the US has now exceeded…
Coronavirus could lead to the highest unemployment levels since the Great Depression

Coronavirus could lead to the highest unemployment levels since the Great Depression

On March 24, 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to not much fanfare, predicted that unemployment in the United States was about to skyrocket to a point higher than that reached at the peak of the Great Depression: 32 percent. That is an astonishing — even incomprehensible — figure. Just four weeks ago,…
The Latest Coronavirus “Cure” Involves A Hair Dryer & Hot Air

The Latest Coronavirus “Cure” Involves A Hair Dryer & Hot Air

If you are not infected, but fear breathing in the virus, there are ways to prevent the illness without inflicting harm. "The best thing is social distancing and keeping yourself away from large crowds where you may breathe in or catch the virus," says Dr. Purvi Parikh, allergy & infectious disease doctor and allergist with the Allergy…
Coronavirus Made Screen Time Trackers Obsolete — & That’s A Good Thing

Coronavirus Made Screen Time Trackers Obsolete — & That’s A Good Thing

Whether or not screen time has historically been something you worry about, you've probably observed that once it became clear we'd be carrying out most of our lives through screens, the screen time experts got real quiet. A few months into the pandemic, though, they re-emerged with retractions and hot takes like: "I Was A…

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