Rise in coronavirus patients puts strain on Michigan hospitals’ resources

John Fox, chief executive and president of Beaumont Health, said March 27 that Michigan hospitals are reducing masks and ventilators to accommodate for the rise in coronavirus patients. Read more: https://wapo.st/33RiCJ8. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Pandemic proves there is only one world reserve currency | Counting the Cost

Rich nations have spent more than $9 trillion so far on tackling the economic fallout from COVID-19. And more spending is on the way as governments try to ensure there is a functioning economy post the pandemic. The damage done is likely to surpass the financial crisis and maybe even the Great Depression. It is … Read more Pandemic proves there is only one world reserve currency | Counting the Cost

Coronavirus: Tracking the Outbreak, or Spying on People? | The Listening Post (Full)

A note for our viewers: The COVID-19 pandemic is a news story like no other, and as life as we know it grinds to a halt, The Listening Post team – like so many journalists across the globe – have put this week’s show together from home. We will get better at it! On The … Read more Coronavirus: Tracking the Outbreak, or Spying on People? | The Listening Post (Full)

Ballmer Says U.S. Virus Data Show ‘Light at the End of the Tunnel’

Mar.27 — Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, discusses his initiative USAFacts, which aims to make government data more accessible, and says he sees signs of the virus curve flattening. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Markets: What’d You Miss?”

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 March 2020)

WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said his message to G20 leaders was threefold: fight to stop the virus “with every resource at our disposal,” unite to confront the pandemic together, and “ignite the industrial might and innovation of the G20 to produce and distribute the tools needed to save lives.” Speaking at a press conference today … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 March 2020)

World Trade Hit by Virus Sees Worst Collapse in a Generation

The global economy’s most abrupt and consequential shock in at least a generation is unfolding at ports and other hubs of international commerce as the U.S. and Europe struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The Great Recession, the Sept. 11 attacks, the 1973 oil embargo — none of these modern crises constricted trade flows as … Read more World Trade Hit by Virus Sees Worst Collapse in a Generation