Tag: U.S.

NEWS

COVID-19 Threatening To Hit U.S. Over The Edge

Just days after hitting the mark of 100,000 cases in a day in the U.S., COVID-19 topped out at 160,000 on Thursday. This alarming number has prompted a call from Dr. Anthony Fauci on the country to “double down” on precautions. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for 36 years, in reports also noted […]

NEWS

COVID-19 — A Look At What’s Happening

COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections worldwide has surpassed 47.5 million, with over 1.2 million people across 196 countries and territories […]

NEWS

U.S. Shows COVID-19 Cases At Record Levels

The United States on Friday once again saw a record number of Covid-19 cases, when more than 97,000 infections were reported, according to latest press reports. It’s the fifth time since Oct. 22 that a new daily case record was set. The country has averaged just over 800 deaths a day over the last week. On Thursday, more than 1,000 […]

BUSINESS

Why Marketers Are Interested In Social Class

Social class is said to be a relatively permanent and ordered division in a society whose members share similar values, interests, and behaviors. The fact is societies, in general, maintain some form of class structure which is determined by the combination of a number of factors such as occupation, income, education, wealth, and other variables. In some social systems, classes […]

NEWS

U.S. Regulators Give Full Approval For The Antiviral Drug Remdesivir To Treat Covid-19 Patients

According to press reports, U.S. regulators have given full approval for the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients in hospitals. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Veklury, the drug’s brand name, cut the recovery time on average by five days during clinical trials. “Veklury is the first treatment for Covid-19 to receive FDA approval,” the FDA said […]

NEWS

U.S. Bucks Historical Death Trends

According to a report released recently, nearly 300,000 more people have died in the United States this year during the coronavirus pandemic than expected, based on historical trends. About two-thirds of the deaths were due to COVID-19 illnesses. The report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that a little more than 299,000 more people died […]

BUSINESS

The U.S. And China Continue Conflict

The U.S. and China continue to do battle on the following fronts: Punitive tariffs placed by the U.S. on about $370bn worth of Chinese imported goods, and retaliatory levies by China Accusations that Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies helps Beijing snoop on its rivals The coronavirus A row over Beijing’s move to impose a security law on Hong Kong […]

BUSINESS

China Sees Economic Recovery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

China’s economic recovery accelerated in the third quarter as consumers shook off their coronavirus caution, although the weaker-than-expected headline growth suggested persistent risks for one of the few drivers of global demand. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.9% in July-September from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, slower than the projection by analysts but faster than the second […]

POLITICS

Schumer — Mitch Playing A ‘Stunt’ With COVID-19 Stimulus

Following Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) scheduled coronavirus stimulus vote this week in the Senate, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has charged that Senator McConnell is playing a ‘stunt.’ McConnell’s scheduling of two stimulus votes this week includes a stand-alone Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) bill on Tuesday and a $500 billion package that Democrats rejected last month. However, Schumer […]

POLITICS

Biden Leads In 2020 National Polls

According to press reports, poll numbers have shown Former Vice-President leading U.S. President Donald Trump by double digits. The latest Real Clear Politics national polls show Biden ahead by 10%, sixteen days before people vote in the November 3rd election. At the moment, polls in the battleground states are in favor of Joe Biden. The polls suggest Mr. Biden has big leads […]