Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day. The analysis of location data from billions of Google users’ phones is the largest public
There they are on Canadian televisions and smartphones day after day — chief medical officers tirelessly updating the country on the COVID-19 pandemic and what needs to be done to fight it. Many of them are women who were unknown to most Canadians prior to the pandemic, but are becoming household names, earning
Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said today Ottawa “likely did not have enough” personal protective gear in the national stockpile heading into the COVID-19 pandemic. “To your question about whether we had enough — no, we likely did not have enough. I think federal governments for decades have been under-funding
U.S. companies shed 27,000 jobs in March, according to a private survey, a figure that mostly reflected the economy as it stood before the full impact of the viral outbreak. Payroll processor ADP said small businesses took the biggest hit, losing 90,000 jobs, while medium-sized and large companies still added
It might be the biggest diversion from the coronavirus pandemic: binge-watching the luridly fascinating Netflix documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness. Now a Florida sheriff is asking the public for tips regarding one of the lingering mysteries raised in the recently released show: What happened to Carole Baskin’s husband?
While Canada’s chief public health officer has warned that all upcoming religious festivals and holidays should be celebrated “virtually,” it appears many organized religions have already taken steps to keep their congregations safe during the coronavirus outbreak. “Some important religious observances are coming up including Easter, Passover, Vaisakhi, Ramadan,” Dr.
While it may be easier than most for farmers to self-isolate in their tractors and farmyards, they too are unable to hide from the widespread impacts of the coronavirus. Just as stock markets have plunged, so too have prices for many farm products. Wheat prices, for instance, fell by about 15
New <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/NO2?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#NO2</a> map available for <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Italy?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Italy</a>- based on data from <a href=”https://twitter.com/CopernicusEU?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@CopernicusEU</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Sentinel5P?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Sentinel5P</a> and processed by <a href=”https://twitter.com/KNMI?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@KNMI</a>/<a href=”https://twitter.com/esa?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@esa</a>.<br>🛰️images show nitrogen dioxide concentrations from 14 to 25 March 2020, compared to the monthly average of concentrations from 2019. <br>Read more: <a href=”https://t.co/0gXGSaJAed”>https://t.co/0gXGSaJAed</a> <a href=”https://t.co/UCV6RN0C0U”>pic.twitter.com/UCV6RN0C0U</a> —@ESA_EO Air pollution