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A sign is posted in front of a Hertz car sales and rental car office on August 8, 2019 in South San Francisco, California. Getty Images Hertz shares tumbled about 10% Thursday after the company said it plans to terminate a controversial stock sale. Earlier in the day, trading in Hertz shares were halted, awaiting the announcement. 
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The new potential coronavirus treatment dexamethasone is a “good first step” to finding a cocktail of drugs that can effectively treat Covid-19, Oxford University professor Martin Landray, who co-led the study that found the drug to improve survival among patients, told CNBC on Tuesday. Landray and his team earlier Tuesday published the results of a study, which
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A pharmacy tech pours out pills of Hydroxychloroquine at Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah, on May 20, 2020. George Frey | AFP | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration said Monday it is ending its emergency use authorization for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drugs backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19. The agency
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An Orange County Convention Center employee replaces a sanitizer station ahead of the center’s reopening in July 2020. Source: Orange County Convention Center Today it might be hard to imagine a mass, indoor gathering with thousands of attendees. Yet that is the bread and butter of the convention and events industry, which was brought a
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As many U.S. states continue to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some are pausing their reopenings in the face of worrisome data around new cases and hospitalizations. States like Texas, Arizona and Arkansas have seen a surge in infections, calling into question aggressive reopening strategies.  Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday
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Somerville’s Division St., a usually bustling pedestrian street, pictured from Main Street. In the front of the image is a sign for Somerville’s weekly cruise nights, which are “on hiatus due to Covid-19.” June 9, 2020. Will Feuer Somerville, New Jersey has enjoyed a rising tide in recent years. Main Street is usually bustling, drawing
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At Chris Purcell’s Firehouse Subs location in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, things aren’t quite business as usual. After suffering sales drops of as much as 60% during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, customers are starting to return. Now it’s all about making them comfortable and keeping employees and patrons alike safe in his store,
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People visit Clearwater Beach after Governor Ron DeSantis opened the beaches at 7am on May 04, 2020 in Clearwater, Florida. Mike Ehrmann | Getty Images The rise in coronavirus cases seen in about half a dozen states across the U.S. isn’t the feared “second wave” ’ it’s still the first, scientists and infectious disease specialists
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People ride past murals painted on boards covering bar windows on 6th Street on May 20, 2020 in Austin, Texas. Tom Pennington | Getty Images Texas health authorities said there are currently 2,153 patients sickened with Covid-19 across its hospitals, marking the third-straight day Wednesday of record-breaking coronavirus hospitalizations in the state. The new total
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General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra addresses the gathering Wednesday, June 3, 2020 during a press conference of corporate leaders speaking out against racism and injustice at City Hall in Detroit, Michigan. GM General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra put the responsibility on herself to ensure the company continues to focus on diversity
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci attends the daily coronavirus briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 09, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Covid-19 turned out to be his “worst nightmare” come to
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Hundreds of thousands of employees are expected to return to work in New York City on Monday as the city moves into its first phase of reopening after nearly 3 months of restrictions and closures. Shops can partially reopen for curbside pickup, though most of the resumed economic activity will be in construction and manufacturing.
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A Boeing 777-222(ER) passenger plane belonging to the United Airlines taking off at Hong Kong International Airport on August 08 2019 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Marcio Rodrigo | Getty Images United Airlines plans to close three of its four international flight attendant bases in October as international air travel continues to struggle because of the coronavirus
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As the global death of Covid-19 nears 400,000, U.S. health officials are keeping a close eye on caseloads and hospitalization rates as states continue to relax their lockdown measures and reopen different types of businesses. U.S. cases have been climbing since Memorial Day, but New York City this week reached an optimistic milestone: on Friday,
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