More than three-quarters of Americans blame China for the spread of the coronavirus around the world, survey finds

Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images More than three-quarters of Americans believe that China is responsible for the global spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a new survey.  Another 77% said that they had little confidence .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Equities: Follow The Narrative

Equities had a tumultuous six months in 2020 as the coronavirus spread from China to the rest of the world, with markets tracking the changing narrative......»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 6th, 2020

A comprehensive timeline of the coronavirus pandemic at 6 months, from China"s first case to the present

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The first case of the novel coronavirus was reported in Wuhan, China, in late December. The virus has since infected roughly 10.4 million people around the world and killed more than 507,000. It spread to at least 18.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2020

Survey: 61% of Americans Say They Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the world has watched for coronavirus vaccine progress from biotech companies. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 29th, 2020

Financial, health inequalities plagued Houston before Covid-19, Kinder Institute survey finds

The divide between the haves and have-nots was great in the Houston region even before the novel coronavirus began to spread in the community, according to a new Rice University survey. The 39th annual Kinder Houston Area Survey, released May 18 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2020

No "V"-shape return from devastating U.S. job loss, Fed policymakers say

As many parts of the world's biggest economy begin to reopen after weeks of stay-at-home orders that slowed the spread of the coronavirus but gutted jobs, Americans should not expect a quick return to growth, U.S. Federal Reserve officials said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 8th, 2020

Dollar up, Asian stocks slip as U.S. pins blame for virus on China

The dollar inched higher, stock markets struggled for traction and oil dropped on Monday as a U.S.-China spat over the origin of the coronavirus put the brakes on optimism about an economic re-start as countries around the world ease restrictions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 4th, 2020

Apple’s iPhone sales fell as the coronavirus struck

Apple warned investors in February to expect worse than expected numbers in its fiscal second quarter. Since then, the virus spread around the world and tanked the global economy. On Thursday, investors got an opportunity to survey the damage so far......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2020

Millions of Americans locked out of unemployment system, survey finds

Millions of Americans who have been thrown out of work during the coronavirus pandemic have been unable to register for unemployment benefits since the U.S. economy entered a free fall, according to a poll released on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 28th, 2020

An infamous WHO tweet claiming there was "no clear evidence" that the coronavirus could spread between humans was posted to appease China, report says

Reuters On January 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) tweeted that there was "no clear evidence" that the coronavirus could spread between people. The tweet — soon proved wrong — is a symbol for WHO critics of how it mishandled and down.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2020

Homebuilder confidence index takes biggest monthly dive ever as coronavirus slams economy

This month's HMI survey was conducted from April 1 to April 13, after millions of Americans had been issued orders to stay home to stem the spread of the virus......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 15th, 2020

Americans see infectious diseases as a bigger threat than terrorism, nuclear weapons, and climate change as the coronavirus continues to spread

Inquam Photos/Virgil Simonescu/ Reuters Americans see infectious diseases as the biggest threat to the US, according to a survey from .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2020

30% of Americans say coronavirus was made in a lab, despite evidence to the contrary, Pew survey finds

Younger U.S. adults were more likely than older people to say the virus was developed in a laboratory......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2020

Rubio: China hid coronavirus data, leading to "faster and further" spread

Florida senator said that rather than take the necessary steps to alert the world to COVID-19, China withheld pivotal information......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 31st, 2020

China censored people who spoke out about the coronavirus, but there"s reason to believe the country"s numbers are still trustworthy

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP As the coronavirus has spread around the world, people have looked to data — case counts, death tolls, tallies of people tested — to help pre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Trump says there will be "suicides by the thousands" if the US coronavirus shutdown continues

Associated Press/Evan Vucci As countries around the world lock down to prevent the spread of the virus, President Donald Trump is pushing for Americans to return to work.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Where coronavirus cases are surging: more than 16,300 new cases in the US, where New York is hit hardest

Reuters/Andrew Kelly While China appears to have stopped the spread of the novel coronavirus inside that country, cases are surging in other spots around the world. The US logged 16,354 new COVID-19 infections on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

The world's richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy as coronavirus cases ballooned in the new epicentre, Europe, with deaths in Italy outstripping those in mainland China, where the virus originated......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Wuhan death rate from coronavirus lower than previously estimated, study finds

The death rate from the new coronavirus may have been lower than previously believed in the city in China where it originated, according to a new study, offering a hopeful sign for other parts of the world.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2020

Here are the latest major events that have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, including Bonnaroo, Eurovision, and the Kentucky Derby

Jay Janner/Associated Press Events are being canceled and postponed worldwide to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, which emerged in Wuhan, China, late last year and was labeled a pandemic by WHO in March. Countries across the world are enac.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: More than 190,000 people have been infected and over 7,500 have died. The US has reported 96 deaths. Here"s everything we know.

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images The coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, in December has killed 7,500-plus people and infected more than 190,000. It has spread to more than 145 countries. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic on March 11.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2020