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Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors. Bill Pugliano | Getty Images General Motors expects its North American vehicle production to return to near pre-coronavirus levels by the end of June, Chairman and CEO Mary Barra said Wednesday. The Detroit automaker has worked aggressively to restart its operations, particularly those that produce pickup trucks, since restarting
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People dine in a restaurant on March 27, 2020 in Stockholm during the the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND Sweden’s chief epidemiologist, who controversially advocated a no-lockdown strategy to combat the coronavirus epidemic in the country, has admitted that more could have been done to tackle the outbreak. “Yes, I think we could have
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Walt Disney World Getty Images | Dan Anderson Walt Disney World received approval from the state of Florida to reopen its four Orlando-based theme parks starting July 11. Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will open first, on July 11. Then, Epcot and Hollywood Studios will follow on July 15. Disney submitted its reopening plans on
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Nordstrom‘s net sales fell 40% during its fiscal first quarter, the company said Thursday, but the department store chain is confident it remains in a strong financial position to work through the coronavirus pandemic, unlike some of its struggling peers.  Department store operators Neiman Marcus, J.C. Penney and Stage Stores have all filed for bankruptcy protection
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A member of a ground crew walks past American Airlines planes parked at the gate during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, April 5, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters American Airlines has started alerting travelers about crowded planes before their trips and allowing them to switch to other flights in
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Brazil is on course to become the country with the world’s second-highest number of coronavirus infections later on Friday, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces intensifying pressure for his handling of the epidemic. At present, the U.S. has recorded by far the highest number of Covid-19 infections worldwide, with 1.5 million reported cases and nearly 95,000
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A pack of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate medication is held up on March 26. John Phillips | Getty Images Hospitalized Covid-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug President Donald Trump says he’s taking to prevent the coronavirus, had a higher risk of death than those who didn’t take it, according to a study published Friday in The
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Forbici Modern Italian’s temporary outdoor dining tent in Tampa, Florida. Forbici Modern Italian There’s not usually a white 1,800-square-foot tent set up in the street outside Forbici Modern Italian in Tampa, Florida. Then again, few things are as they were before the coronavirus pandemic.  Tampa’s Snow Avenue embodies that new world, thanks to a pilot
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Ford started resuming vehicle production in the U.S. on May 18, 2020 with new coronavirus safety protocols such as health assessments, personal protective equipment and facility modifications to increase social distancing. Ford It wasn’t a matter of if but when someone with Covid-19 would unknowingly enter an car factory as tens of thousands of autoworkers
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