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A nurse in Wuhan walks to work while her husband drives behind her, showing the extreme the lengths that medical workers are willing to go to stop the coronavirus spread

CGTN A Wuhan nurse has quarantined herself away from her family so she doesn't risk exposing them to the new COVID-19 virus, CGTN, a state-linked station in China reported.  The woman's husband dri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2020

The largest iPhone maker in China has reopened, and it"s taking extreme lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus (AAPL)

Reuters Foxconn Technology Group, Apple's largest manufacturing partner, has reopened its factories in China and is imposing strict measures to preve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 8th, 2020

More than 500 healthcare workers in Wuhan have gotten the coronavirus. One study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the new coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, continues to spread, hundreds of healthcare .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

Some Americans going back to work, even as virus erases more jobs

Some workers in Georgia and other U.S. states prepared to go back to work for the first time in a month, as data released on Thursday showing soaring unemployment claims reaffirmed the grim economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

The UK government is set to tell people to wear face masks to stop the spread of the coronavirus

Getty Images The UK government is set to tell Brits to wear masks outside the house, according to reports. UK scientists met on Tuesday and reportedly agreed that Brits should wear masks at work and on public transport. Boris Johnson.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 22nd, 2020

‘It feels like a war zone’: As more of them die, grocery workers increasingly fear showing up at work

At least 41 grocery workers have died of covid-19, and thousands more have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in recent weeks......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 13th, 2020

"It feels like a war zone’: As more of them die, grocery workers increasingly fear showing up at work

At least 36 grocery workers have died from covid-19, and thousands more have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in recent weeks......»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 12th, 2020

Coronavirus update: 1.46 million cases worldwide, 85,397 deaths; Wuhan lifts travel ban, while U.S. case tally tops 400,000

The number of U.S. cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 400,000 on Wednesday, as companies continued to cut costs and furlough workers as they close offices and idle plants to prevent the spread of the deadly illness......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2020

Coronavirus update: 1.45 million cases worldwide, 83,471 deaths; Wuhan lifts travel ban and U.S. case tally nears 400,000

The number of U.S. cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 headed closer to 400,000 on Wednesday, as companies continued to cut costs and furlough workers as they close offices and idle plants to prevent the spread of the deadly illness......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2020

Honda back to work in China"s Wuhan with temperature checks and masks

Temperature checkpoints and posters telling workers to keep more than a metre apart at Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co's reopened plant in the Chinese city of Wuhan show how the coronavirus has created a new normal on the factory floor......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2020

A trading bonanza while WFH: Here"s everything we know about how Wall Street giants are responding to the coronavirus pandemic

Simon Dawson/REUTERS; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The spread of coronavirus sent Wall Street banks scrambling to put in place work from home policies to protect workers and clients and make sure business can carry on with as little disruption as po.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

"I"m worried that I have infected 1000 people in the last three days": Amazon workers reveal all the reasons why they"re afraid to go to work

Reuters As thousands of businesses across the country close their doors to help slow the spread of the coronavirus across the co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 5th, 2020

Here are the exact steps hotel owners can take to open their vacant hotel rooms to medical workers and patients during the coronavirus outbreak

ARMEND NIMANI/AFP via Getty Images As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, hotels are seeing unprecedented declines in occupancy, and healthcare age.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2020

Factories in the Fight: Plastics manufacturer working to shield medical workers from coronavirus

The first article in a new Business Journal series on how manufacturers are putting their resources to work against the COVID-19 pandemic profiles Mona Helmy, whose plastics company has taken to making face shields for medical workers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Closures, Macy’s Furloughs Majority of Its 130,000 Workers

The company is transitioning to an 'absolute minimum workforce' (NEW YORK) — Macy’s says it will stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown out of work when the chain.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMar 30th, 2020

Amazon workers say company not doing enough to stop spread of virus

Many employees leaving the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Moreno Valley did not want to comment about safety protocols inside the warehouse after one of their co-workers tested positive for coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 27th, 2020

Medical workers treating coronavirus patients don"t have enough protective gear and don"t know when they"ll get more

Lauren A. Little/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Doctors, nurses, and other medical staff are experiencing extreme shortages of protective gear and equipment. State and local politicians have demanded that.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

US, Mexico to limit ‘nonessential’ border crossings to stem COVID-19

WASHINGTON – The U.S. and Mexico will stop all “nonessential” border crossings after midnight Friday in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus, but goods and essential workers will still be allowed to cross, the White House annou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2020

Honolulu co-working spaces close, make adjustments for coronavirus

Honolulu co-working space BoxJelly is closing for three weeks starting Monday, while Impact Hub Honolulu is implementing new changes to hours and membership plans to help stop the spread of the coronavirus as many people work remotely from home. BoxJ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

eCloudvalley to benefit from enterprises working-from-home demand

Taiwan-based cloud computing services provider eCloudvalley is enjoying rising demand for its online cloud computing cooperation platform as enterprises worldwide have begun asking their workers to work from home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 19th, 2020

Detroit automakers idle U.S. plants to combat coronavirus outbreak

The Detroit Three automakers will shut down their U.S. plants to stop the spread of coronavirus, bowing to pressure from the union representing about 150,000 hourly workers at those facilities, industry officials said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020