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‘Après-ski is a virus spewer': Health officials shut down this Austrian Alps village over coronavirus fears

‘Après-ski is a virus spewer': Health officials shut down this Austrian Alps village over coronavirus fears

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

Lured by its lively reputation, tourists like to pile into the Kitzloch bar for rollicking music and filling Teutonic food after a long day hitting the slopes in the Austrian...
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Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate - thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate - thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Germany's death rate from the coronavirus is substantially lower than that seen in Italy, Spain, and the UK. 49,603 Germans had tested positive for the coronavirus as of March...
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Global oil refiners shut down as coronavirus destroys demand

1 day ago   |   Reuters

The first oil refinery shutdowns in India and Europe were announced on Friday while global refinery runs drop like a stone in response to plunging demand as countries worldwide...
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Factbox: Carmakers churn out machines, masks to help fight coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Auto companies and suppliers around the world are ramping up production of critical healthcare products and machines - everything from cloth face masks to sophisticated...
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Apple releases COVID-19 screening app and website in partnership with CDC

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

Apple on Friday released a website and an iOS app that allows users to screen themselves for coronavirus symptoms, marking another response to the pandemic by a major tech...
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Fashion labels cancel orders during coronavirus, garment workers go unpaid

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Subscribe to Outbreak , a daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. It's free to get it in your inbox. A survey of...
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The world's biggest wealth manager expects the worst of the coronavirus to be over in the US by May - and lists 5 ways investors should prepare for the recovery now

The world's biggest wealth manager expects the worst of the coronavirus to be over in the US by May - and lists 5 ways investors should prepare for the recovery now

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

UBS Wealth Management expects that the strictest coronavirus-related restrictions in Europe and the US will start to be lifted by mid-May. The $1.4 trillion investor also...
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Europe needs a Covid-19 Recovery Programme

Europe needs a Covid-19 Recovery Programme

1 day ago   |   Bruegel

This opinion piece was originally published in the Financial Times. The Covid-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented challenge for Europe's healthcare systems, and a major...
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Trump poured scorn on Europe's handling of the coronavirus. Now he is presiding over the worst outbreak in the world

Trump poured scorn on Europe's handling of the coronavirus. Now he is presiding over the worst outbreak in the world

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Announcing a European travel ban in an Oval Office speech on March 11, President Trump was scathing about the European response to the coronavirus crisis. "The European Union...
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Western Europe's Auto Sales Will Be Relatively Hardest Hit, As U.S., Global Forecasts Are Also Slashed

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Western Europe will be the hardest hit world region in terms of lost sedan and SUV sales because of the coronavirus with a 21% fall this year, while global sales will dip 14%...
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'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking...

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

Four passengers aboard the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship stricken with coronavirus, have died ; the ship has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The remaining... Read more ...

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers...

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers positive results in 5 minutes and negative results in 13

Abbott Laboratories announced Friday that the FDA approved the emergency use of its new Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test, which can deliver positive test results for the novel... Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Your relief money from the government is now officially in the works. President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus measure at the White House late Friday... Read more ...

House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package after chaotic sprint to D.C

House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package after chaotic sprint to D.C

The House is on track to pass a sweeping, $2 trillion coronavirus relief package Friday that will provide immediate assistance to workers, small businesses and major industries... Read more ...

Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his...

Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his thoughts on handling the coronavirus outbreak

President Donald Trump called the former baseball player Alex Rodriguez for his thoughts on the administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak, ABC News reported Friday... Read more ...

After delaying, Trump finally uses the Defense Production Act to require...

After delaying, Trump finally uses the Defense Production Act to require General Motors to help with coronavirus response

After delaying for days, President Donald Trump activated the Defense Production Act to require General Motors to help produce ventilators for the nation's coronavirus... Read more ...

House passes historic $2 trillion aid package hoping to curb COVID-19's...

House passes historic $2 trillion aid package hoping to curb COVID-19's economic impact

The legislation now heads to President Donald Trump's desk where he is expected to sign it. Read more ...

Don't call the $2 trillion coronavirus bill a stimulus, call it a rescue...

Don't call the $2 trillion coronavirus bill a stimulus, call it a rescue - and we're going to need a lot more of it

The $2 trillion coronavirus bill Congress is set to pass this week is not a stimulus, it is a rescue package. It is not meant to bolster the American economy, it's meant to... Read more ...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members and passengers, and 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship dealing with an outbreak of respiratory illness onboard, will be barred from entering the Panama Canal, according to a Panama... Read more ...

Trump is attacking GM on Twitter after the White House suddenly pulled out...

Trump is attacking GM on Twitter after the White House suddenly pulled out of a deal that the automaker would help produce ventilators

President Donald Trump attacked General Motors on Twitter over a reportedly failed deal to buy much needed ventilators amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. He also demanded... Read more ...