Your Money: Freelancers have ‘perfect storm’ of anxiety because of COVID-19
By Chris Taylor NEW YORK(Reuters) – The crisis posed by COVID-19 is worrisome enough for full-time employees. Imagine life as a freelancer. Your income can vary wildly from month to month and is likely being cut back as companies shave costs. Your check may come in the mail, or it may not. Your healthcare is […]
Factories shift operations in scramble to restock supermarket shelves
By Melissa Fares and Lisa Baertlein NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With supermarkets stripped of food and many other essentials, consumer product companies halted factory runs of niche items such as scented bleach in order to speed up production of more basic merchandise that is in high demand. Brick-and-mortar retailers have warned that hoarding toilet […]
Merck Covid vaccine: Why did Merck discontinue Covid vaccine candidates?
Matt Hancock discusses possible coronavirus vaccine passports American pharmaceutical company Merck & Co has dropped vaccine development efforts. The company, which used a different method to its rivals in the US, had two operating projects. But it will no-longer develop either amid some disappointing results. Why did Merck discontinue its Covid vaccine candidates? Merck was […]