Scientists Reveal Potency and Evasiveness of Coronavirus

Scientists Reveal Potency and Evasiveness of Coronavirus
May 11, 2020

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is extremely infectious. Curiously, in lots of sufferers, it triggers poor immune responses, which prolongs sickness. This helps the virus spread broadly, exacerbating the worldwide pandemic. In a new examine featured in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at the University of Minnesota recognized the biochemical mechanism that will clarify how the virus infects people while evading their immune responses. This study,…

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Peloton Posts Hike in Memberships and Huge Revenue in Q3 Amid Coronavirus

Peloton Posts Hike in Memberships and Huge Revenue in Q3 Amid Coronavirus
May 7, 2020

Peloton bested Wall Road’s excessive expectations, delivering a huge quarterly earnings report Wednesday that confirmed revenues are hiking 66%. In after-hours trading, the linked fitness firm’s stock rebounded around rising and dipping below the stock’s previous all-time high. The corporate posted total revenues of $524.6 million for the quarter, beating estimates of $488.5 million. The corporate detailed a loss of $.20/share. Whole members grew from 2 million in Q2 to…

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Stocks Halt Before Vital EU Meeting on COVID-19 Relief Package

Stocks Halt Before Vital EU Meeting on COVID-19 Relief Package
April 23, 2020

Caution gripped markets Thursday, with stocks falling before a crucial Eurogroup meeting to discuss joint stimulus measures, offsetting optimism from a fresh round of U.S. coronavirus aid and recovery in oil prices. The U.S. Congress seemed on course to approve almost $500 billion more in aid to help small companies, while European Union leaders make another attempt at agreeing on a joint recovery fund. European shares skidded 0.4%, and U.S….

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Nigerian Payment Startup PalmPay Cuts Charges and Creates 100 Million Naira COVID-19 Fund

Nigerian Payment Startup PalmPay Cuts Charges and Creates 100 Million Naira COVID-19 Fund
April 22, 2020

Africa centered fee startup PalmPay will waive switch fees in Nigeria and offer direct payouts to customers who’ve contracted COVID-19 in the West African nation. The venture — that started last year supported by China’s Transsion —  has developed the PalmPay Support Fund. The initiative will start with 100 million Naira (≈ $300K) and offer individual funds of 100,000 Naira (≈ $250) to PalmPay customers who’ve contracted the coronavirus. The startup will…

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Instacart, Amazon Gig Workers Demonstrate in U.S., Italy Citing Inadequate Safety Measures at Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Instacart, Amazon Gig Workers Demonstrate in U.S., Italy Citing Inadequate Safety Measures at Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
March 31, 2020

Warehouse, supply and retail gig workers in the U.S. went on strike Monday to demand attention to safety and wage concerns for people working through the coronavirus crisis. Among the strikers had been some of the nearly 200,000 employees at U.S. online grocery supply company Instacart, based on strike organizer Gig Workers Collective GWC), formed earlier this year by Instacart employee Vanessa Bain. Fifteen workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in…

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