Apr 19, 2021

Drugmakers face opioid trial after pandemic delays

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Four local governments in California are asking for $50 billion from four drug companies. Plus, technology to help companies better monitor and analyze their progress toward inclusivity. And, blocking middle seats on flights costs airlines money, but a new CDC study shows just how much it can reduce the risk of coronavirus exposure.

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For companies trying to diversify their workforces, good data might be key

Apr 19, 2021
Data alone will not fix a company's diversity problem, though.
A growing number of businesses are looking into their own implicit biases like these, which experts say is a great step.
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CDC: Vacant middle seats on flights reduce COVID exposure risk

Apr 19, 2021
But most major domestic airlines have already stopped blocking those seats.
This late in the pandemic, though, this data might not make a whole lot of difference when it comes to airlines' policies.
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Side Scrolling Mike Shinoda

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director