Manufacturing

Global Trade Sputters, Leaving Too Much Here, Too Little There

28 minutes ago   |   NY Times

As the pandemic stretches on, consumers and businesses could run short of some products in months to come.
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Sanofi donating 100 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to 50 countries

Sanofi donating 100 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to 50 countries

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has committed to donating 100 million doses of the decades-old anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine - a potential but unproven weapon...
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Snowboarding Company Burton Pivots To Produce Masks For Healthcare Workers On COVID-19 Front Lines

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

There's a reason-many of them, actually-Burton Snowboards, founded in 1977 by the late Jake Burton Carpenter, is the world's leading snowboard manufacturer.
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Beijing to impose more checks on mask exports to ensure quality control after complaints

Beijing to impose more checks on mask exports to ensure quality control after complaints

7 hours ago   |   RT

China tightened restrictions on exports of masks and other personal protective equipment on Friday, calling for shipments of the items to be subjected to a mandatory customs...
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Ecuadorean prisoners to manufacture coffins as coronavirus creates shortage

18 hours ago   |   National Post

QUITO - Hundreds of prisoners in Ecuador will begin making coffins to help cover a shortage emerging in Guayaquil, the country's largest city and the epicenter of one of the...
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How to Evaluate the Economic Impact of COVID-19 On Your Community

How to Evaluate the Economic Impact of COVID-19 On Your Community

18 hours ago   |   Economic Modeling

In a perfect world, economic impact studies would only be conducted to determine the likely effects of positive events in a community: expansion of a local manufacturer...
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Former Northeastern hockey captain retrofits business for coronavirus fight

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Glen Giovanucci was faced with two very pressing questions when the world as we knew it stopped at the outset of the coronavirus outbreak. The first was, ‘How can we keep our...
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Distilleries Trying To Make Hand Sanitizer During Coronavirus Outbreak Hit Unexpected FDA Roadblocks

21 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"The main thing we want to do as manufacturers, and there are thousands of us across the country, we just want to be able to help people as quickly and efficiently as...
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Toy manufacturers look to reduce carbon footprint

23 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Taking a toy out of the box can make a mess.
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NYSE President: Industries are coming together to combat the coronavirus in a way we haven't seen since WWII-and that matters

1 day ago   |   Fortune

At this point, it's clear that victory in the fight against COVID-19 in the U.S. will require a concerted effort across the country. While individuals, medical professionals...
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Drums, dancers livestream as coronavirus moves powwows online

Drums, dancers livestream as coronavirus moves powwows online

The largest powwows in the country have been canceled and postponed amid the spread of the coronavirus Read more ...

World War II veteran, 99, set to return home after beating coronavirus

World War II veteran, 99, set to return home after beating coronavirus

A 99-year-old vet who survived being a Nazi prisoner of war has recovered from the coronavirus, and will return to his home in England Friday, hospital officials said. Albert... Read more ...

IRS Launches New Way For People To Get Coronavirus Rebates

IRS Launches New Way For People To Get Coronavirus Rebates

The new online portal is a way for people to give the government bank account information if they don't normally file a federal tax return. Read more ...

XFL suspends operations, lays off entire staff over coronavirus

XFL suspends operations, lays off entire staff over coronavirus

Less than a month after cancelling the remainder of its return season, the XFL informed its employees they have been laid off and the fledgling football league is suspending... Read more ...

Still climbing: Covid-19 death toll reaches 100,000 worldwide - AFP

Still climbing: Covid-19 death toll reaches 100,000 worldwide - AFP

The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus has reached 100,000 globally, according to figures compiled by the AFP news agency, while the number of confirmed cases is... Read more ...

Apple and Google announce partnership to help track COVID-19 infections

Apple and Google announce partnership to help track COVID-19 infections

Apple and Google are partnering up in a huge way. What you need to know Apple and Google are partnering to fight COVID-19. The companies are working on technology to help with... Read more ...

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 worldwide

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 worldwide

The grim figures were released by Johns Hopkins University, which began tracking deaths caused by the disease since it first emerged in China in December. Read more ...

Trump administration seeks bipartisan coronavirus negotiations with Congress

Trump administration seeks bipartisan coronavirus negotiations with Congress

The Trump administration has agreed to begin bipartisan talks on the next tranche of aid money for coronavirus relief, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck... Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus hospitalizations are dropping because social...

Fauci says coronavirus hospitalizations are dropping because social distancing is working

While social distancing and sheltering in place appear to be working, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned that people shouldn't let down their guard. Read more ...

Pennsylvania moves ahead with plan to release some state prison inmates

Pennsylvania moves ahead with plan to release some state prison inmates

Gov. Tom Wolf is issuing an executive order on Friday to authorize the early release of up to 1,800 inmates from Pennsylvania state prisons in an effort to minimize the spread... Read more ...