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Germany and the Netherlands seem to fight off the virus better than most — here’s why

The Netherlands and Germany both showed glimmers of hope in the battle to combat coronavirus on Wednesday, as the numbers of cases in New York rose rapidly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

McWhorter to lead state"s new multi-agency response to virus

Three Tennessee agencies are joining forces in a new effort to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Gov. Bill Lee appointed Stuart McWhorter on Monday to lead the newly established COVID-19 Unified Command, according to a news release. The join.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Factories pivot to fight coronavirus, but challenges abound

Even though it may take time and a monumental effort to switch factories to medical products, that may have to be done if the virus outbreak lasts for several months or longer......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 21st, 2020

Germany may raise up to €350bn in new borrowing to fight coronavirus

Germany may to authorize more than €350bn in new debt — equivalent to nearly 10 per cent of its gross domestic product — to pay for a slew of emergency measures designed to save its economy from the brutal effects of the coronavirus pandemic.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2020

Grocery clerks unlikely heroes in virus fight

'I'm going to keep working': Grocery clerks unlikely heroes in U.S. coronavirus fight.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2020

Germany Whips Up Anti-Americanism Amid Domestic Virus-Response Backlash

Germany Whips Up Anti-Americanism Amid Domestic Virus-Response Backlash Authored by Soeren Kern via The G.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 20th, 2020

America needed virus tests, and the government failed

Decisions that limited testing for the pathogen blinded the U.S. to the outbreak’s scale, impeding the nation’s ability to fight it through isolating the sick and their contacts. Here’s how it happened......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 19th, 2020

America needed virus tests, and the government failed

Decisions that limited testing for the pathogen blinded the U.S. to the outbreak’s scale, impeding the nation’s ability to fight it through isolating the sick and their contacts. Here’s how it happened......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 19th, 2020

Exclusive: ECB"s Lagarde overruled German and Dutch resistance to "no-limits" pledge - sources

ECB President Christine Lagarde overruled objections from Germany and the Netherlands to adopt a historic "no-limits" commitment to shore up the region's economy in the face of the coronavirus meltdown, three sources told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

Rich world pumps aid to fight virus, Britain latest to face lockdown

The world's wealthiest nations poured unprecedented aid into the reeling global economy on Thursday as coronavirus cases ballooned in the current epicentre Europe and London became the latest major center bracing for lockdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

The Coronavirus Fight From Social Distance to Shelter in Place

The first phase in the fight against the coronavirus was containment -- efforts to keep it from entering or spreading in a community. In many places, the task has shifted to mitigation -- slowing the spread once the virus is established within a popula.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 17th, 2020

Tech firms rely more on AI to fight virus misinformation

U.S. tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 17th, 2020

The World Must Not Forget The Fight For The Saudi Crown Amid Virus Panic

The World Must Not Forget The Fight For The Saudi Crown Amid Virus Panic Authored by Patrick Cockburn via The Independent, The.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 16th, 2020

What to Know About Recessions, as Virus Threatens One

The rapidly spreading coronavirus threatens the health of world economies, too. The odds of a U.S. recession within the next year are at the highest level since the end of the last downturn in 2009. Germany, the economic engine of Europe, and the.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 16th, 2020

Global oil demand heads for record annual drop as virus spreads

Global oil consumption is in free-fall, heading for the biggest annual contraction in history, as more countries introduce uprecedented measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2020

Why Virus Fight Shifts to Mitigation, Social Distance

The first phase in the fight against the coronavirus was containment -- efforts to keep it from entering or spreading in a community. In many places around the globe, the task has shifted to mitigation -- slowing the spread once the virus is establishe.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 13th, 2020

Stocks wilt on growing doubts about U.S. virus response

Asian shares and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday, as growing scepticism about Washington's stimulus package to fight the coronavirus outbreak knocked the steam out of an earlier rally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2020

Stocks fall as U.S. virus response disappoints investors

Asian shares and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday as growing scepticism about Washington's stimulus package to fight the coronavirus outbreak knocked the steam out of an earlier rally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2020

Stock rebound stalls as doubts about U.S. virus response grow

Asian shares and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday as growing scepticism about Washington's stimulus package to fight the coronavirus outbreak knocked the steam out of an earlier rally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2020

Breakingviews TV: Vironomics

Italy has pledged 4.5 bln euros to fight a coronavirus outbreak at home, offering tax breaks to keep companies alive. Central banks alone are unable to kill the virus. Lisa Jucca explains the merit of practical economic measures......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 2nd, 2020

Geneva car show axed as Swiss ban large events to fight virus

Switzerland on Friday banned large events expected to draw more than 1,000 people as an extraordinary measure to curb the new coronavirus epidemic, forcing cancellation of the Geneva car show next week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 28th, 2020