Posts Tagged: usa

Economic Slump Expected to Continue in U.S.

Some of the country’s top economists are painting a grim picture for the U.S. They say America will likely be stuck in a deep economic downturn for a while. About half of the National Association of Business Economics members expect the U.S. gross domestic product (the broadest measure of the economy) won’t return to its… Read more »

Say Bye-Bye to the Bahamas

American tourists are being banned from the Bahamas because of a spike in COVID-19 cases. Prime Minister Hubert Minnis made the announcement Sunday. The reversal comes three weeks after the Bahamas reopened to travelers. The Prime Minister said the situation has deteriorated, “at an exponential rate since we reopened our international borders.” The country’s national… Read more »

Study Claims Lockdown Prevented 60 Million Coronavirus Infections In U.S.

Study Claims Lockdown Prevented 60 Million Coronavirus Infections In U.S. A new study claims the nationwide lockdown prevented up to 60 million coronavirus infections in the U.S. – and more than half a billion worldwide. Researchers with the University of California-Berkeley say that without the quarantine – especially in the early days of the outbreak… Read more »

Study: Coronavirus Patients No Longer Infectious After 11 Days

A new study suggests that coronavirus patients are no longer infectious 11 days after getting sick. If true, it could mean patients who test positive for COVID-19 can be released from hospitals earlier.  Current protocols require 14 days of isolation. Researchers in Singapore say the infectious period begins about two days before symptoms appear and… Read more »

What You Need To Know About Coronavirus

Thousands of Americans hit beaches, boardwalks, lakes and pool parties over the Memorial Day break, forgoing social distancing rules to celebrate the first long weekend since the pandemic hit the United States.Gatherings to remember US soldiers that died in service rivaled memorials for those lost to the coronavirus. Nearly 100,000 people have died, more than the… Read more »