Researchers examine COVID-19 impact on manufacturing

Researchers examine COVID-19 impact on manufacturing

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Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have examined how manufacturers are—or aren't—pivoting successfully in response to major manufacturing disruptions as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a study published July 27 in IEEE Engineering Management Review, two faculty members from the Naveen Jindal School of Management found that…
10 ways industries are changing in response to Covid-19

10 ways industries are changing in response to Covid-19

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Covid-19 is transforming the global economy, halting some industries temporarily and changing some for good. Sectors such as travel, hospitality, and retail experienced sharp declines in revenue that were mostly unavoidable. Software and cloud-computing businesses thrived as nearly every company’s digital operations expanded. And sectors like banking and retail saw preexisting trends accelerate: the pandemic pushed…
As virus surges, critics say UK hasn’t learned from mistakes

As virus surges, critics say UK hasn’t learned from mistakes

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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures, during a press conference at Downing Street on the government's coronavirus action plan in London. Britain botched its response to the coronavirus the first time around. Now many scientists fear it’s about to do it again. The virus is…
How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

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It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what's making you miserable. Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two. One difference? People with the flu typically feel sickest during the…
21 estados en EE.UU. informan aumento en casos de covid-19 mientras el jefe de los CDC dice que más del 90% de los estadounidenses siguen siendo susceptibles

21 estados en EE.UU. informan aumento en casos de covid-19 mientras el jefe de...

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Mientras casi la mitad de los estados de EE.UU. informan ahora un aumento en los casos de covid-19, un destacado funcionario de salud pública anunció que la mayoría de los estadounidenses siguen siendo susceptibles al virus. La publicación 21 estados en EE.UU. informan aumento en casos de covid-19 mientras el jefe de los CDC dice…
Segunda ola de covid-19 en Europa, ¿es posible que haya de nuevo un gran número de muertos?

Segunda ola de covid-19 en Europa, ¿es posible que haya de nuevo un gran...

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Si bien los casos de covid-19 reportados están alcanzando altos niveles en la "segunda ola" de coronavirus en Europa, las muertes aún están muy por debajo de su pico, en abril. Pero los expertos alertan de no confiarse en invierno. La publicación Segunda ola de covid-19 en Europa, ¿es posible que haya de nuevo un…
How do I vote in my state in the 2020 election?

How do I vote in my state in the 2020 election?

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  4:23 PM / September 17, 2020 Alabama How do I register to vote? Register to vote in person, by mail or online. Print and fill out a form from this page and mail it to your county board of registrars; find yours here. The secretary of state also provides an online portal for voter registration. Am…
‘It’s clear we’re losing control of this’: Experts warn of tragedy ahead as Covid-19 surges in Europe

‘It’s clear we’re losing control of this’: Experts warn of tragedy ahead as Covid-19...

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London (CNN)At first glance, the outlook doesn't seem too grim. While reported coronavirus cases are reaching record highs as Europe endures a "second wave," deaths are still well below their peak in April.But experts warn the signs point to more tragedy ahead this winter.Europe's hospitals are now better equipped for treating Covid-19. Measures such as…
She lost her job in the pandemic. She can’t afford the dollar store to feed her kids

She lost her job in the pandemic. She can’t afford the dollar store to...

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(CNN)When Lauren Bell lost her high-paying job because of the coronavirus pandemic, she found herself in a position she never thought she'd be in.The dollar store is the only place with food this single mother of two from Lake Worth, Florida, can shop. Those are the good days.The bad days are when she's so penniless…
Assessment of disparities in COVID-19 testing, infection across language groups in Seattle

Assessment of disparities in COVID-19 testing, infection across language groups in Seattle

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What The Study Did: Researchers evaluated the proportion of patients who completed COVID-19 testing and the proportion of positive cases using language as a surrogate for immigrant status. Authors: H. Nina Kim, M.D., M.Sc., and Herbert C. Duber, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington in Seattle, are the corresponding authors. To access the embargoed study: Visit our…

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Unpleasant COVID ordeal is a potent reminder to forestall vigilant

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By Mark Kaufman2020-08-13 19:16:05 UTC Don't let your guard down. Although veteran L.A. Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke had for months vigilantly "abandoned" any group settings where the new coronavirus flourishes, he acknowledged recently letting his guard down. And COVID-19 hit him hard. In his first column in almost two weeks, Plaschke said he dined…

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