April 6, 2020

CVS ramps up drive-through coronavirus testing sites with faster kits

CVS Health Corp , called on by the Trump administration last month to help test Americans for infections from the new coronavirus, said it was launching […]
April 6, 2020

Allstate to return $600 million in auto premiums to customers as pandemic cuts driving

U.S. insurer Allstate Corp said on Monday that it would return more than $600 million in auto insurance premiums to customers as many Americans stay home […]
April 6, 2020

JPMorgan CEO Dimon calls ‘bad recession’, mulls suspending 2020 dividend

JPMorgan Chase & Co’s top boss, Jamie Dimon , on Monday said he sees a “bad recession” in 2020, and that the largest U.S. bank could […]
April 6, 2020

U.S. officials brace for ‘peak death week’ in coronavirus

U.S. officials on Monday girded the country for a “peak death week” from the coronavirus pandemic as the accelerating American death toll closed the gap with […]
April 6, 2020

ILO annual gathering of labour ministers postponed for a year

An annual gathering of the world’s labour ministers will not take place this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but will convene in June 2021, the […]
April 6, 2020

As infections balloon, coronavirus squeezes Europe’s armed forces

Military forces across Europe have scaled back operations and imposed stricter rules on personnel to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus among staff who […]
April 6, 2020

Canada, U.S. farms face crop losses due to foreign worker delays

Mandatory coronavirus quarantines of seasonal foreign workers in Canada could hurt that country’s fruit and vegetable output this year, and travel problems related to the pandemic […]
April 6, 2020

Tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the first known […]
April 6, 2020

Uber connects out-of-work U.S. ride-hail drivers to delivery, production jobs

Uber Technologies Inc said on Monday its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that its U.S. drivers can access […]
April 6, 2020

GSK to partner with Vir for potential COVID-19 treatments, invest $250 million

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will invest $250 million in Vir Biotechnology Inc and collaborate to develop potential treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, […]