Coronavirus Weekly Wrap: Cases Top 1 Million; Unemployment Soars; Medical Gear Runs Low

As the coronavirus continues its spread worldwide, the news is moving faster than ever. QuickTake is launching a weekly show to keep you up to speed. #Coronavirus #Covid19 In this week’s Covid-19 wrap: we dive into the shocking unemployment numbers, meet a nurse working on the frontlines in Chicago, go inside a hospital in Wuhan … Read more Coronavirus Weekly Wrap: Cases Top 1 Million; Unemployment Soars; Medical Gear Runs Low

CDC Urges Americans Wear Nonmedical Cloth Masks But Trump Says He Won’t Wear One

President Donald Trump said the U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention is recommending the use of non-surgical grade cloth masks as a voluntary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. “It’s only a recommendation,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday, adding that the suggestion doesn’t replace guidance on social distancing. “It’s … Read more CDC Urges Americans Wear Nonmedical Cloth Masks But Trump Says He Won’t Wear One

Bill Withers, Who Sang ‘Lean On Me’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine,’ Dies at 81

American soul singer Bill Withers, the man behind the 1970s classics “Lean On Me” and “Ain’t No Sunshine”, has died aged 81. #BillWithers #LeanOnMe #AintNoSunshine His family confirmed his death in a statement, saying he had passed away from heart complications. We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A … Read more Bill Withers, Who Sang ‘Lean On Me’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine,’ Dies at 81

WHO Says Countries Must Remove Financial Barriers to Coronavirus Health Care

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday pledged to help countries struggling with the financial burden of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, following the announcement that the number of confirmed cases passed 1 million. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, said the … Read more WHO Says Countries Must Remove Financial Barriers to Coronavirus Health Care

Connecticut National Guard Converts Sports Arena Into Covid-19 Field Hospital

Members of the Connecticut National Guard worked on April 1 to convert a sports arena in Danbury into a temporary hospital capable of handling overflow from local facilities treating COVID-19 patients. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusConnecticut This video was taken by the Connecticut National Guard Public Affairs Office, and shows members of the guard laying out beds … Read more Connecticut National Guard Converts Sports Arena Into Covid-19 Field Hospital

New York Seizes Ventilators as Coronavirus Cases Top 100,000

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo authorized the National Guard on Friday to begin taking unused ventilators from medical facilities not yet strained by coronavirus patients and redistribute them to overwhelmed hot zones, an aggressive measure highlighting conditions that are increasingly dire. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusNYC The move came as officials from New York City and the … Read more New York Seizes Ventilators as Coronavirus Cases Top 100,000

Coronavirus: Countries Should Take These 3 Steps to Stem Covid-19, WHO Says

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus outlined the three main areas countries should focus on to stem the spread of Covid-19 in their borders during a daily press briefing in Geneva. The WHO’s Maria Van Kerkhove also issued a warning to people of ages ranging from their 30s to their 50s who aren’t yet infected … Read more Coronavirus: Countries Should Take These 3 Steps to Stem Covid-19, WHO Says

How to Save Money, Manage Debt During the Covid-19 Crisis

A record 6.65 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week. We spoke with an expert in millennial finances about how you can cut costs, manage debt and protect investments even as the coronavirus continues to impact the economy. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #PersonalFinance Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: … Read more How to Save Money, Manage Debt During the Covid-19 Crisis

Countries with Mandatory TB Vaccines Show Fewer Coronavirus Deaths: Study

Countries with mandatory policies to vaccinate against tuberculosis register fewer coronavirus deaths than countries that don’t have those policies, a new study has found. The preliminary study posted on medRxiv, a site for unpublished medical research, finds a correlation between countries that require citizens to get the bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine and those showing fewer … Read more Countries with Mandatory TB Vaccines Show Fewer Coronavirus Deaths: Study

U.S. payrolls shed 701,000 jobs in March

Non-farm payrolls in March are beginning to reflect the damage to the U.S. economy as analysts expect April data to decline further. Insights via @CMEGroup: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ … Read more U.S. payrolls shed 701,000 jobs in March