• May Unemployment Levels For Women, People Of Color Likely Higher Than Previously Stated: Report

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    The May unemployment rate for Blacks, Asians and Hispanics could have been as high as 20%, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data, a level far higher than the official 13% posting for May, boosting unemployment's likely prominence as a key issue in November.
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  • Dr. Fauci says drinking inside bars is one of the most dangerous things you can do right now

    Dr. Fauci says drinking inside bars is one of the most dangerous things you can do right now

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' top infectious disease expert, said going to an indoor bar is one of the most dangerous things people can do right now.
    A growing body of evidence shows that the coronavirus travels well between people indoors, when crowds are close together, talking loudly, and sharing the same air.
    Outdoors is a much better place to visit with friends and family during the pandemic, and Fauci said if you "wear a mask" and "avoid the close congregation of people" it can be a safe way to "have some social interaction."
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  • The Dow can hit 30,000 by 2021 if Republicans keep the Senate and the coronavirus is contained, Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says

    The Dow can hit 30,000 by 2021 if Republicans keep the Senate and the coronavirus is contained, Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Dow Jones industrial average can surge to a record-high 30,000 if the Republicans keep their hold on the Senate in November and the coronavirus pandemic is contained, Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel said Tuesday.
    The market's rally from March has slowed, and the easiest stock gains have already been made, he added on CNBC's " Squawk Box ."
    "Great uncertainties" from upcoming elections and spiking coronavirus cases stand to either boost stocks through the second half of the year or pull them from their lofty valuations, the professor said.
    The political unknowns are "a big one...
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  • People without coronavirus symptoms can be 'high emitters' and release loads of particles, posing a risk in workplaces, research shows

    People without coronavirus symptoms can be 'high emitters' and release loads of particles, posing a risk in workplaces, research shows

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Even some people who get mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases release large amount of virus particles into the air, a new study found.
    These "high emitters" may produce around 5,000 times as many virus copies through coughing or breathing as typical coronavirus patients do.
    They may also be responsible for superspreader events that infect large groups of people.
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    South Korean officials noticed a distinct pattern during a superspreader event in March: Nearly all of the infected employees at a call center in Seoul sat in the same section...
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