America's lack of sick leave is a problem in COVID-19 outbreak

Feb 26, 2020
About a third of workers in the U.S. don't have sick days, and many that do don't use them.
A woman wears a medical mask while waiting at Los Angeles International Airport on Feb. 2.
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Consumers are starting to worry about COVID-19's economic impact, survey finds

Feb 26, 2020
Consumer confidence has fallen back to approximately the level at the start of 2020.
A new consumer survey released Wednesday by Morning Consult finds that U.S. consumers are starting to take notice of COVID-19's economic impact.
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COVID-19 takes financial toll on travel and hospitality industries

Feb 26, 2020
And it’s not just companies in China feeling the strain.
A medical staff member disinfecting a hotel in Wuhan, China, on Feb. 3, 2020.
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Budget cuts in a time of coronavirus

Feb 25, 2020
The HHS, Alex Azar, is likely to face questions on the COVID-19 virus when he faces congress this week.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a press conference on the coordinated public health response to COVID-19 on Jan. 28, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
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A customs broker battles the effects of COVID-19

Feb 24, 2020
Gretchen Blough of Erie, Pennsylvania, explains how business out of China has "screeched to a halt."
A deserted street in Shanghai on Feb. 6.
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Coronavirus: Warnings from Apple, Nintendo and Nissan kindle "supply shock" fears

Feb 18, 2020
While China's manufacturing arteries are closed, economists worry about big shortages around the world.
The coronavirus is impacting global supply chains to the point of "supply shock." Above, Chinese security guards wear protective masks as they guard a nearly empty commercial street Tuesday in Beijing.
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