The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has been the bane of the labor market, as the health care crisis causes industries to struggle and businesses to shutter. Early data shows that new job postings are down and unemployment claims are soaring. A record 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, according to Thursday’s Labor Department report, compared with around
Certain areas of the country are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers. The shortage will probably spread throughout the U.S., although it is not a production problem. The shortage is occurring because of the increased use of albuterol inhalers in hospitals for COVID-19 and suspected COVID-19 patients to help with respiratory issues. There is a concern
WASHINGTON — Partisan tensions erupted on Monday afternoon as the Senate failed for a second time to advance a massive stimulus package to address the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with lawmakers accusing the other party of holding up negotiations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., excoriated Democrats ahead of the vote, saying, “This
Mississippi has its first case of the new coronavirus, the State Department of Health announced in a press release Wednesday evening. The patient has tested positive for COVID-19, and the test will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control for confirmation. The patient is a man from Forrest County who recently traveled to Florida.
CULLMAN, Ala. (WBRC) – A Cullman County woman claims she’s having a tough time getting her daughter tested for the coronavirus. For safety reasons, we spoke to the woman over the phone. The woman who went by “Cheryl” said her daughter had been sick for two weeks. “Nobody’s wanting us to come in,” said Cheryl.