Pandemic

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Pandemics -- such as the 1918 influenza and Covid-19 pandemics -- significantly affect how we work, play and socialize. These are the changes likely to stick around in the aftermath of Covid-19. ...
The first cruise ship to leave a U.S. port since the coronavirus pandemic brought the industry to a 15-month standstill is preparing to set sail with nearly all vaccinated passengers on board. ...
Stephanie Ruhle and NBC's Jonathan Allen report that Retractable Technologies, a small syringe-maker in Texas, is executing a stock buyback a year after winning a massive federal contract amid the coronavirus pandemic. Allen explains that industry insiders and lawmakers are questioning how RTI can be both a struggling business in need of PPP funds and a manufacturer able to execute a major contract. ...
A sizeable portion of Americans do not believe their lives will completely return to pre-pandemic normalcy, a Gallup survey showed. ...

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