The speed could make it feel unreal. A person who enjoyed dinner in Manhattan before attending a Broadway show exactly one month ago could today be sick, mourning a family member, out of a job or all of the above. There was next to nothing to compare it to; thousands lost a loved one on Sept. 11, 2001, but those losses arrived in a single terrible day, in an instant. Some reached further back to find a comparison, to World War II or the Spanish flu of 1918 or beyond. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Ex-wife sick. Daughter sick. 3 friends dead. Everyone knows someone
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“The recent school, business and restaurant closures have affected a number of our incomes for this month, and will make it difficult to make rent for April. I understand that this is a big ask, as I'm sure you are also feeling the [e]ffects of this pandemic, but I'm hoping that we will be able to discuss and reach a fair adjustment for next month,” she wrote. … [Read more...] about A Management Company Accidentally Emailed Hundreds Of Tenants, Demanding They Pay The Rent. It Backfired.
Even getting to her patients is a risk. She has to take two busses to get to her first patient of the day — a disabled elderly man — by 9 a.m. She said the the Market-Frankford Line, commonly known as "the El," is no longer safe. She used to spend time commuting on the train, but another caregiver in her union was jumped on the train on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Home health care workers are taking care of America’s most vulnerable – and they’re doing it without PPE
Among the most recent deaths include that of Roberto Mileti, a gynaecologist from Rome, Guido Riva, a general practitioner (GP) from Bergamo in Lombardy (the region worst-hit by the outbreak), and Gaetana Trimarchi, a GP from Messina. All three doctors reportedly died on the same day.Nearly all of the doctor deaths were in northern Italy, where the virus was first reported in the country. Around a third of the doctors who died were reported to be GPs, including four in Bergamo and another four in Lodi, a town near Bergamo.Two of the doctors were reported to have been working in nursing homes. Most of the clinicians who died were in their 60s and 70s, while one was 90-years-old, the federation confirms.The death toll also includes several pulmonologists, an anesthesiologist, an epidemiologist, an ophthalmologist, a medical examiner and dentists, including one who was 49 and another who was 55 years old. The president of the federation, Filippo Anelli, told The Financial Times: "The dead … [Read more...] about Over 100 Doctors and Nurses Have Died Combating Coronavirus Across the World
How coronavirus has affected airlines in the UK over the past month Flybe: Europe's largest regional airline collapsed on March 5 after months on the brink, triggering 2,400 job losses and left around 15,000 passengers stranded across the UK and Europe. Flybe's owners, a consortium including Virgin Atlantic, the Stobart Group and hedge fund firm Cyrus Capital, blamed coronavirus for hastening the ailing airline's collapse. Flybe operated up to 50 UK routes, accounting for 40 per cent of all domestic flights, and was used by 9.5million passengers a year. … [Read more...] about British Airways scraps its dividend and furloughs over 30,000 staff on 80 per cent pay in desperate bid to survive the worst crisis in its history
April 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street bounced on Thursday as hopes of a truce between Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut oil output drove a record 22% surge in prices, outweighing the shock of over 6 million Americans filing for jobless claims due to virus-led lockdowns. … [Read more...] about US STOCKS-Wall St gains as oil surge eclipses massive jobless numbers