“With this economic implosion so directly linked to coronavirus, the degree to which voters blame Trump for economic conditions will likely be based on whether or not they decide he could have mitigated the pandemic’s impact by preparing the country as soon as he was first warned,” says Anderson.
Netflix said it planned to release more than 1,000 hours of original programing this year, up from 600 hours last year. It recently signed a deal with comedian Jerry Seinfeld to stream his show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee as well as two new stand-up specials and other shows he will develop.
NYC considers digging temporary graves for its coronavirus dead on Hart Island – which was used to dispose of Spanish Flu victims Over the last 160 years Hart Island has been a Union Civil War prisoner-of-war camp, a psychiatric institution, tuberculosis sanatorium and a potter’s field burial site.
Gov Cuomo, speaking at his daily briefing in Albany on Wednesday, said there was a ‘mix’ of emotions that came with the fact New York has flattened the curve of new infections and new hospitalizations while the death toll keeps ticking up.
That’s our experience watching the federal government work, whether it’s the airline industry, the auto industry, the banking industry. These are the entities that get bailed out. It’s a very trickle down approach, and it sucks. What we’re trying to do here is start from the bottom up and protect the people who most need […]
FILE PHOTO: A man crosses a nearly deserted Nassau Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the financial district of lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar
The S&P 500 has gained more than 12% in the holiday-shortened week on early signs of the outbreak hitting a peak and aggressive global stimulus, on track for its best weekly performance since 1974. The Dow, up nearly 13%, was poised for its biggest weekly percentage gain since 1938.
Wall Street rose for the third time in four days on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve rolled out a massive $2.3 trillion program to bolster local governments and businesses, while oil prices gained on expectations of a drastic cut in output. In what is likely to be its largest rescue effort ever, the Fed […]
But a friend they met up with that night did test positive for COVID-19, seemingly confirming that the virus is the source of their illness, while also suggesting that they both contracted the coronavirus during that first meeting.
By Carl Zimmer New research indicates that the coronavirus began to circulate in the New York area by mid-February, weeks before the first confirmed case, and that travelers brought in the virus mainly from Europe, not Asia. “The majority is clearly European,” said Harm van Bakel, a geneticist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount […]