• A new report warns that the coronavirus pandemic will overwhelm US hospitals and kill 81,000 people by July

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    US coronavirus deaths could reach 81,000 by July, even with current social distancing measures in place, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Washington.
    Some hospitals could run out of ventilators and intensive care unit beds as early as mid-April, the report projected.
    However, the researchers said the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic could end by this summer if the country stays on lockdown.
    "The trajectory of the pandemic will change - and dramatically for the worse - if people ease up on social distancing or relax with other precautions," the...
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  • Trump Wants To Rank All Counties By Coronavirus Risk, From High To Low

    Trump Wants To Rank All Counties By Coronavirus Risk, From High To Low

    13 days ago - By Forbes

    Effort would be meant to help counties ease social-distancing measures.
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  • Real estate Q&A: What should I do if I can't pay my mortgage or rent because of coronavirus?

    Real estate Q&A: What should I do if I can't pay my mortgage or rent because of coronavirus?

    13 days ago - By Stl Today

    Q: What should I do if I can't pay my mortgage or rent because of coronavirus? A: The lockdown and social distancing in response to the coronavirus pandemic have put many people into a precarious financial position as businesses have...
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  • Major automakers Toyota, Honda, FCA extend factory closures

    13 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Toyota, Honda and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will not reopen North American factories at the end of the month as planned as the COVID-19 disease spreads and dampens demand for new cars, trucks and SUVs.
    FCA said Thursday that plants across the U.S. and Canada, as well as headquarters operations and construction projects, are intended to remain closed until April 14, dependent upon the various states' stay-in-place orders and the readiness of each facility to return to production.
    FCA's Mopar Parts Distribution centers, which have been deemed essential to keeping first responders and...
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  • Coronavirus, Social Distancing, And Retail's “New Normal?”

    13 days ago - By Forbes

    But, is this event really enough to propel shoppers to completely shift their entire way of operating? I highly doubt it. There are three things I've learned in my time in this industry about consumers - they are resilient, have short memories, and are inherently social.
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  • U.S. Hotels Viewpoint - An Updated 2020 Outlook - By Jamie Lane - Senior Managing Economist Econometric Advisors - Hotels Research

    U.S. Hotels Viewpoint - An Updated 2020 Outlook - By Jamie Lane - Senior Managing Economist Econometric Advisors - Hotels Research

    14 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    The lodging sector will face two headwinds: a contraction in overall economic activity and the need for social distancing, which encourages staying at home or in settings with few other humans; and not traveling. This will cause a severe decline in lodging demand in the U.S., as it has in other countries. CBRE estimates that RevPAR will decline 37% in 2020, with a contraction of more than 60% in Q2.
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  • How Long Should Social Distancing Last? When Will COVID-19 Coronavirus End?

    14 days ago - By Forbes

    These are the things that will determine how long social distancing will need to continue.
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