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In the final days of April 2020, bankers and Treasury officials were huddled over laptops in makeshift home offices across the country, negotiating the terms of what is fast becoming the most controversial of the government’s pandemic rescue schemes. The country was in its sixth week of national lockdown after the Covid outbreak, and the […]

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – In the fight against COVID, health officials are telling us to wear a mask that provides better protection. But those aren’t always easy to find so you might be taken in by a questionable offer. KN95 masks for just the price of shipping. An intriguing email offer Debra Kershaw thought was […]

Jan 18, 2022, 10:35pmUpdated 5m ago By: News 12 Staff Your insurance will now cover the cost of at-home COVID tests you buy at the store, but it may require some patience. At-home tests are still in high demand and tricky to find. “Me and my wife and my kids, we take tests to stay, […]

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) Chairman Antonio Horta-Osorio, who was being investigated by the Swiss bank’s board for breaching COVID-19 quarantine rules, has quit with immediate effect and board member Axel Lehmann has taken over the role. “I regret that a number of my personal actions have led to difficulties for the […]

By Ana B. Ibarra, CalMatters When Rebecca Santucci of Lakewood learned that her sister, Stacy, may have been exposed to COVID-19, she set out to look for a rapid test. She needed to know quickly whether their 88-year-old father was at risk. Pharmacies had been wiped out of home test kits, and testing clinics were […]

(Wikicommons) Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See more stories here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism with a subscription. (Tribune News Service) — A former high-ranking Liberian government official and U.S. military veteran who moved to Georgia and changed her name is accused […]

▶ Paul JORION, dissident de la finance et “prophète” de la crise de 2008, nous dresse son bilan à l’heure où des crises de toute nature s’enchainent et se multiplient dangereusement. De la finance devenue folle, aux catastrophes climatiques à venir, l’humanité a-t-elle encore une chance de sortir du déni, pour créer un avenir meilleur […]

The outbreak of Covid-19 compelled people to get used to a digital life. Be it reading news or ordering food or buying items, people across ages had to learn doing things online. While the masses found comfort in transacting online from their homes, “cyber criminals took advantage of an opportunity to profit from our dependence […]

Congress recently allocated more than $5 billion in COVID recovery funds to Ohio and more than $2.7 billion of it has been set aside for shoring up the state’s unemployment fund and for safety forces statewide. But advocates for Ohio’s lowest-income citizens say the state should be giving them assistance from the funds too. Policy […]

Longtime Facebook veteran Andrew Bosworth insists that political and COVID-19 misinformation are societal problems rather than issues that have been magnified by social networks. Why it matters: Critics say Facebook and other social networks have played a significant role in vaccine hesitancy and the spread of political misinformation. “Individual humans are the ones who choose […]