F1 Team, University Make New U.K. Breathing Aid in Virus Fight

In this article We’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here for our daily newsletter on what you need to know. Engineers from a Mercedes Formula 1 team and University College London have helped to develop a new breathing aid for coronavirus patients. Put together by a group from Mercedes-AMG HPP, University College […]

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Lockdown set to kill off thousands of pubs, restaurants and shops

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to lead to the demise of thousands of restaurants, pubs, shopping chains and other high street businesses, despite the government offering unprecedented financial support and changing insolvency rules to give companies more time to pay debts. The nationwide lockdown has already forced the permanent closure of almost all branches of the restaurant chains Carluccio’s and […]

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Spanish Hotels Become Medical Bunkhouses in Tourism Meltdown

Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. Before the coronavirus pandemic besieged Europe, Kike Sarasola worried about whether he was building enough hotels to capitalize on the region’s long-running tourism boom. Such concerns have disappeared, along with the tourists. The only […]

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Trump Scraps Quarantine Idea, Instead Calls For “Strong Travel Advisory” To New York & Other States

President Donald Trump announced Saturday night that he has called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a travel advisory for three Northeastern states hard hit by the coronavirus outbreak. “On the recommendation of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and upon consultation with the Governor’s of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, I have asked the […]

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Panicked shoppers. Empty shelves. Meet the workers keeping you stocked

New York (CNN Business)SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees as of April 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Its workers won’t be paid after March 31 but will be eligible for unemployment benefits, the company stated in an SEC filing. “Our parks will remain closed and are unable to generate revenue; therefore, we have made the painful […]

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A Sea of Seats and Just 11 Flyers: Airlines’ Woes Dwarf U.S. Aid

In this article Miguel Diaz’s JetBlue Airways Corp. flight from New York to Orlando cost just $79 with a checked bag and was nearly empty. The 11 passengers each had a row of seats to themselves, spaced at least six feet apart to maintain high-altitude social distancing. “The entire experience was luxurious,” the 30-year-old Queens librarian said. He was one […]

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