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The UK is poised to ban travel from most of South America over a new coronavirus variant found in Brazil

A new coronavirus variant that emerged in Brazil is .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

The UK is banning travel from most of South America over a new coronavirus variant found in Brazil

Countries including Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela are on the list. The UK is also suspending arrivals from Portugal, citing its links with Brazil. Passengers in face masks at London Heathrow Airport. Joseph Okpako/Getty The U.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

A second, possibly more infectious coronavirus variant from South Africa has been found in the UK, health minister says

Health Secretary Matt Hancock called the new variant "highly concerning." Viruses typically mutate, and variants are not necessarily more harmful. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool The UK has found a sec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 23rd, 2020

GM, Mercedes to furlough all workers in Brazil, suggesting production stop

General Motors Co and Mercedes Benz will furlough all employees in Brazil later this month, the companies said on Wednesday, suggesting that production in South America's main auto center will be heavily impacted by the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

GM to furlough all workers in Brazil on March 30, suggesting production stop

General Motors Co will furlough all its employees in Brazil starting on March 30, the company said in a statement to Reuters on Wednesday, suggesting that GM's production in South America's main car market would stop due to the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak could cost America millions in tourism revenue — here are the major travel destinations that stand to lose the most.

Getty Images New York, Yellowstone, Austin's annual South by Southwest festival (SXSW), and other major US travel destinations may lose millions in revenue from the coro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 6th, 2020

Dems Politicize Coronavirus Outbreak By Proposing $8.5 Billion Rescue Package: Live Updates

Dems Politicize Coronavirus Outbreak By Proposing $8.5 Billion Rescue Package: Live Updates Summary: Iran deaths hit 19 Brazil confirms first case in South America Franc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 26th, 2020

Brazil Confirms South America"s First Case Of Coronavirus: Live Updates

Brazil Confirms South America"s First Case Of Coronavirus: Live Updates.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 26th, 2020

Coronavirus Update: U.S. sees record one-day death toll and experts worry new variant may make activities like plane travel more risky

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2021

The coronavirus variant in South Africa seems to evade antibody drugs, which is "very concerning," ex-FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says

Gottlieb said the US needed ramp up vaccines before new coronavirus variants, including one that has been identified in South Africa, take hold. Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb with Margaret Brennan on "Face.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2021

The contagious UK coronavirus variant has probably been circulating in the US for many weeks: "It"s very likely it"s in every state"

The more transmissible coronavirus strain first found in the UK has likely been spreading in the US for at least four weeks. Travelers wear masks at Miami International Airport on D.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 5th, 2021

Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 82.8 million and second U.S. case of new U.K. variant found in California

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 82.8 million on Thursday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.8 million. The U.S. has the hi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 31st, 2020

The new coronavirus variant spreading in the US, the UK, and elsewhere does not cause more severe illness, a major study suggests

Researchers found no significant differences in hospitalizations or deaths for the coronavirus variant compared with the original "wild-type.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 30th, 2020

South Africa surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases amid spread of a new, more infectious variant

Local health authorities told Reuters the new variant of the novel coronavirus was behind between 80 to 90% of South Africa's new cases. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 28th, 2020

A new variant of coronavirus has sparked panic and travel bans - but experts say COVID-19 vaccines should still work against it. Here"s why.

Here's what you need to know about the new coronavirus st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 22nd, 2020

Alarm over a new COVID-19 variant in the UK. Boris Johnson calls an emergency meeting to combat the mutating coronavirus.

Boris Johnson discussed a new variant of coronavirus with ministers in an emergency meeting. A London travel ban was report.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 19th, 2020

Scientific Research Finds That Closing Borders Is Most Effective Way Of Combatting COVID-19

Scientific Research Finds That Closing Borders Is Most Effective Way Of Combatting COVID-19 Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Scientists in Brazil have found that the countries most affected by the coronavirus spread ar.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2020

American Brands That Might Not Survive the Coronavirus

Businesses of all sizes in America are facing an unprecedented crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A U.S. Chamber of Commerce report found that 43% of small businesses believe they will not........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 8th, 2020

Brazil"s Neighbors Close Borders As Latin America"s Biggest COVID-19 "Hot Spot" Reopens

Brazil's Neighbors Close Borders As Latin America's Biggest COVID-19 "Hot Spot" Reopens Brazil hasn't even confirmed 100k cases of COVID-19. Yet, government officials across South American fear.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 30th, 2020

United Airlines posts quarterly loss, shores up $9.6 billion in liquidity

United Airlines Holdings Inc on Thursday posted a first-quarter loss of $1.7 billion, including charges against investments in Latin America that have soured as the coronavirus pandemic jolts travel industries worldwide......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2020

A coronavirus patient thought he was recovering. Then, doctors found blood clots in his lungs — a new and potentially deadly complication of the virus.

Michael Reagan Doctors are finding blood clots in the lungs, heart, and kidneys of coronavirus patients, some of whom are critically ill and others who seem relatively stable. Blood clots can travel and create blocka.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2020