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China’s COVID cases are felt throughout the supply chain

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A general view of temporary isolation facility to house Covid-19 patients is seen at Tsing Yi on March 01, 2022 in Hong Kong, China.

HONG KONG, CHINA - MARCH 01: A general view of temporary isolation facility to house Covid-19 patients is seen at Tsing Yi on March 01, 2022 in Hong Kong, China. The Hong Kong government is planning to impose a “large-scale lockdown” as part of its universal Covid-19 testing drive, according to Sourth China Morning Post, as officials confirmed a record high of more than 32,500 new infections on Tuesday, pushing the city’s overall tally of confirmed cases to 238,377 and overall death toll to 1,023. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images) Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

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COVID-19

China's COVID outbreak causing new manufacturing slowdowns

by Matt Levin Mar 14, 2022
China’s zero-tolerance approach to the virus is affecting American as well as Chinese companies.
COVID-19

Shanghai is under COVID-19 restrictions after omicron surge

by Jennifer Pak Mar 14, 2022
China's financial capital is not under a full lockdown, but strict anti-COVID measures still weigh on residents.

From AIDS to COVID: lessons and legacy

by Mitchell Hartman Mar 14, 2022
The HIV/AIDS pandemic, which emerged in the 1980s, left a legacy of drug research and health care gaps that affect the COVID pandemic.

Refugee advocates want the U.S. to do more for Ukrainians fleeing war

by Amy Scott Mar 14, 2022
Resettlement agencies say they're ready to help.

People are clothes shopping in person again, and small businesses want to be ready

by Stephanie Hughes Mar 14, 2022
In-store purchases of clothes and accessories rose 21.9% from last year. Small businesses stand to benefit if they can attract once-cautious shoppers.

Craft brewers scramble to find aluminum cans

by Matt Bloom Mar 14, 2022
Manufacturer Ball Corp. reporting unprecedented demand for its cans during the pandemic, raises its minimum order fivefold.

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