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Johnson & Johnson begin clinical trials on the coronavirus vaccine candidate

Johnson & Johnson said Monday’s human testing of its experimental coronavirus vaccine begins in September and that it could be available for emergency use permits in early 2021. J&J also said it has committed more than $ 1 billion in investment with the US agency Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, which is part of the Department of Health and …

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Instacart workers are considering a nationwide strike

Instacart workers who are worried about their security amid the outbreak of coronavirus are threatening to strike nationwide. Some workers in the food delivery company have demanded a walk out on Monday, and say they need risk pay and protective equipment, among other requirements. The company said it has seen a 150 percent increase in orders as many people hike …

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Vietnam’s prime minister is asking big cities to prepare to lock down the virus

A man wearing protective clothing sprays disinfectant during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hanoi, Vietnam March 29, 2020. REUTERS / Kham HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s prime minister on Monday asked big cities to prepare for any shutdowns to stop the spread of coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country reached nearly 200. “Hanoi and Ho Chi …

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Stock markets signal long-term concern: live updates

Global markets open lower when investor concerns remain. Markets around the world opened largely lower on Monday, as investors remained nervous about global economic outlook despite government stabilization efforts. London and Paris opened more than 2 percent lower, following a retreat earlier in the day in Asian markets. The futures markets suggested that Wall Street open lower on Monday. Other …

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China returns to the monetary relief wave when the world is shut down

(Bloomberg) – China’s central bank lowered the interest rate it charges on loans to banks by the largest amount since 2015 as authorities increase their response to the deteriorating financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. People’s Bank of China lowered the interest rate on 7-day repurchase agreements to 2.2% from 2.4% when it injected 50 billion yuan ($ 7.1 billion) …

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Amazon workers plan to go to New York facility amid security concerns amid coronavirus pandemic

Two hundred Amazon workers will leave on Monday – and will not return until the NYC store where seven workers became ill with coronavirus is sanitized Amazon employees at the company’s plant in Staten Island, New York, plan to step down from work on Monday afternoon Workers say the online giant is compromising their health and safety Seven workers have …

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‘Taco Tuesday’ Taco Bell plans to feed America this Tuesday

(KLFY) Taco Bell announced on Sunday that they want to give back to Americans following the Coronavirus pandemic with a free DoritosĀ® Locos Taco. Mark King, CEO of Taco Bell Corp. announced in a letter to fans that this Tuesday, March 31, Taco Bell, through guests across America, will receive a free seasoned beef Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Tacos, no …

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Coronavirus latest: EasyJet bases the entire fleet because Covid-19 takes heavy tolls

Adam Samson 3/30/2020, 7:46:36 AM UK sandwich and green maker Greencore scraps dividend Judith Evans reports: Greencore, the UK’s largest sandwich maker, has scrapped its dividend, reduced management salaries and will be switching employees into its “food to go” function after consumers on lockdown stopped buying takeaway lunches. The company, which also manufactures other convenience foods such as ready-to-eat foods, …

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Do you need money in the COVID-19 crisis? This is how social insurance can work as a short-term loan

Millions of Americans are financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Times are being cut left and right, while countless small businesses are temporarily shutting down in an effort to promote social distance. If you are unemployed right now or have reduced your hours, you may currently be entitled to unemployment benefits – but there may not be enough income to …

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