Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Masks, travel restrictions, testing as virus cases surge

Governments and businesses are ramping up precautions as coronavirus case numbers rise to dire new levels in parts of the U.S. and around the world, potentially wiping out two months of progress.

Medical economics

Insurtech in a pandemic: Creating opportunities from threats

Researchers from Cass Business School suggest that Covid-19 will act as a catalyst for the industry-wide adoption of new digital initiatives in the insurance industry. They also suggest that the pandemic has uncovered the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany orders first local virus lockdowns since easing

German authorities on Tuesday ordered fresh coronavirus lockdowns in two districts—the first since easing restrictions and a major setback for hopes of a swift return to normality.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NYC takes 'biggest step' in reopening after virus crisis

New York City ventured into a crucial stage of reopening as stores let people in Monday, offices brought workers back, restaurants seated customers outdoors and residents both welcomed and worried about rebounding from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home

Homebound travelers desperate to venture out for the first time since the pandemic are confronting a vacation landscape this summer that may require coronavirus tests for the family and even quarantines.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Beijing outbreak raises virus fears for rest of world

China raised its emergency warning to its second-highest level and canceled more than 60% of the flights to Beijing on Wednesday amid a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital. It was a sharp pullback for the nation that ...

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