For hospitals, COVID surges mean staff and bed shortages yet again
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Also on today's show: how countries might do business with the Taliban, the efficacy of carbon offsets for air travel and why the number of women in the construction trades remains small.
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The obvious explanation for July's 1.1% dip would be the coronavirus delta variant. Not so fast; inflation may also be a culprit.
The U.S. has already frozen Afghan assets in this country.
With COVID-19 cases rising, at least a few hospitals in almost every state are dealing with critical staffing shortages, including nurses and custodians.
State Street is closing its two Manhattan offices — a sign of what may be to come as we get closer to many companies' back-to-office target dates.
The voluntary carbon offsets market is unregulated, with no standard pricing. And offsets may not deliver what they promise.
Despite steady progress toward gender equality in other fields, women still make up only a small percentage of construction workers.