November 27, 2020
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Disney Will Lay Off 32,000 Workers As Theme Parks Face Restrictions Due To Covid-19

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Disney will lay off 32,000 staffers in the first half of 2021 as the company continues to deal with the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic on its businesses, with lockdowns forcing the closure of its theme parks and low theater attendance severely impacting box office sales.  Disneyland in Anaheim, California has
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AstraZeneca May Conduct Additional Trial For Covid-19 Vaccine After Acknowledging Errors In Initial Trial

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline AstraZeneca will likely conduct an additional global trial of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, according to a Bloomberg report, after questions were raised about its trial results — where the company claimed up to 90% efficacy in preventing the disease — and after the company acknowledged a manufacturing error.
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Photos: This Year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Looks Unlike Any Other

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a beloved tradition marked by colorful costumes and cheerful crowds, like almost everything in 2020, looks very different this year. 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade occurs without audiences as coronavirus in New York City, ... [+] United States on November 26, 2020.
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Supreme Court Rules NY Can’t Impose Covid-19 Restrictions On Houses Of Worship

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline In a late Wednesday ruling, the Supreme Court’s new conservative majority voted in favor of a challenge from religious groups to New York’s coronavirus restrictions, temporarily barring the state from enforcing certain attendance limits on houses of worship in virus hotspots, with recently seated Justice Amy
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Report: Coronavirus Deaths At U.S. Senior Care Facilities Have Surpassed 100,000

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline More than 100,000 Americans in nursing homes and other senior care facilities have died of coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, according to a Wall Street Journal report published Wednesday using state, local and federal data to understand the impact the virus has had on the high-risk individuals.
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Florida Gov. Extends Ban On Cities Imposing Their Own Masks Mandates—Critic Calls Move A ‘Killing Spree’

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has extended an order that bans localities in the state from enforcing mask mandates, seen as one of the simplest and most effective government measures to slow the spread of coronavirus, even as data shows the strain on the state’s health care system continuing to worsen. Florida Gov.
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Covid-19 Found In Polish Mink, Cull Feared

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Polish scientists from the University of Gdansk have identified several cases of Covid-19 in mink at a farm in the north of the country, prompting fears that a widespread cull will be needed to contain the disease.  Covid-19 was found in mink farmed in Poland. getty Key Facts Poland, one of the world’s largest
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How risky is going home for the holidays amid coronavirus? There’s a tool for that

Going home for the holidays will be a tough decision for many Canadians as the country struggles to contain a resurgence of novel coronavirus cases. With heightened community spread of COVID-19, the federal government is urging Canadians to follow public health guidelines while celebrating this year.The official stance from the federal government is that the safest way to
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New Zealand, With Its Covid-19 Outbreak Under Control, Is In Talks With Biden As U.S. Exceeds 12 Million Cases

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has been widely praised for steering one of the world’s most successful responses to Covid-19, on Monday revealed that she had put President-elect Joe Biden in contact with the nation’s health officials in efforts to share tactics on how to battle the devastating