Coronavirus carriers can transmit it without symptoms: What to know – Business Insider

Coronavirus carriers can transmit it without symptoms: What to know – Business Insider

The coronavirus has infected more than 1 million people worldwide in three months. Scientists are racing to discover how it spreads so quickly.According to the director of the CDC, 1 in 4 people may be asymptomatic carriers — people who are contagious but not physically sick.These carriers are thought to play a significant role in…
Homemade mask using hydro knit shop towel filters better – Business Insider

Homemade mask using hydro knit shop towel filters better – Business Insider

Lindsay Medoff, CEO of Suay Sew Shop, a 30-employee boutique LA clothing manufacturer, wants the armies of people sewing homemade surgical masks to add a specific blue shop towel inside the mask.Medoff and two of her friends were appalled by the dozens of mask patterns in circulation today which call for cotton, a highly breathable,…
How is the coronavirus pandemic different from a flu pandemic? – Business Insider

How is the coronavirus pandemic different from a flu pandemic? – Business Insider

Several key factors make the novel coronavirus pandemic a new and distinct challenge from an influenza outbreak.During flu season — even a severe one — much of the population is already immune. That's not the case with the COVID-19 virus.A botched rollout of testing for COVID-19 has left the US less prepared for the disease…
How coronavirus travels through the air: risk of droplets and aerosols – Business Insider

How coronavirus travels through the air: risk of droplets and aerosols – Business Insider

The new coronavirus typically spreads when droplets from an infected patient's coughs or sneezes land on or get inhaled by another person.According to the World Health Organization, the COVID-19 virus is not airborne and does not spread between people who are more than 6 feet apart.Some research, however, suggests viral droplets can travel farther than 6…
Coronavirus antibody tests to identify immune people are crucial – Business Insider

Coronavirus antibody tests to identify immune people are crucial – Business Insider

New tests can identify people who have recovered from COVID-19 by searching for coronavirus antibodies in the blood. They could available in the US within weeks.Such tests can provide results in 15 minutes or less, after a single finger prick. They are also easier to produce than the diagnostic tests that check for active infections.Experts…
Wealthy think the coronavirus has stigma, afraid of social status loss – Business Insider

Wealthy think the coronavirus has stigma, afraid of social status loss – Business Insider

Two separate "super-spreader" events in the US and Europe show that stigma might be contributing to the coronavirus pandemic.The coronavirus began to spread in the wealthy neighborhood of Westport, Connecticut, after a lavish birthday party attended by international travelers.Vacationers at the affluent ski resort of Ischgl, Austria, spread the coronavirus across six countries.Some Westport residents…
Coronavirus: American forced fliers into 3 rows who didn’t buy upgrade – Business Insider

Coronavirus: American forced fliers into 3 rows who didn’t buy upgrade – Business Insider

American Airlines seated passengers next to each other even though their flight was virtually empty, according to a report by Mother Jones.The incident took place on a flight on March 24 that had only 11 passengers, all of whom were in basic economy, according to the outlet, which cited an unnamed flight attendant.Though there were…
Paul Krugman warns of fiscal time bomb if relief is insufficient – Business Insider

Paul Krugman warns of fiscal time bomb if relief is insufficient – Business Insider

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says it is important to realize that legislation around coronavirus is not a stimulus bill, it is mostly a disaster relief bill. He says it is good for the most part but will probably need to be bigger, maybe as large as four or five trillion dollars.The current crisis is…
US increases coronavirus expert Fauci’s security after threats: WaPo – Business Insider

US increases coronavirus expert Fauci’s security after threats: WaPo – Business Insider

US health officials have reportedly increased Dr. Anthony Fauci's security as he has faced threats to his personal safety.Sources told The Washington Post that the 79-year-old's safety has recently become an issue for Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, as Fauci has become a more visible — and sometimes critical — member of the…
Americans on Social Security don’t need to file taxes for $1,200 check: Mnuchin – Business Insider

Americans on Social Security don’t need to file taxes for $1,200 check: Mnuchin –...

The Treasury Department announced that Americans receiving Social Security benefits no longer need to file a tax return to qualify for a $1,200 check from the federal government.The reversal comes after the IRS instructed Social Security beneficiaries on Monday to file a "simple" tax return, provoking extensive backlash from advocates and lawmakers.Advocates said vulnerable Americans…

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