Only 42% of Black Americans have said that they would take the vaccine. In contrast, 63% of Hispanics and 61% of white adults say they plan on taking the vaccine when it becomes available. On Monday, December 15, 2020, the first publicized vaccine in the United States was given to
Unlike some billionaires, whose net worth has grown by the tens of billions during the pandemic, Sir Richard Branson has not been so fortunate as the coronavirus pandemic has led to the potential collapse of his businesses. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Branson’s Virgin Group Ltd., with
Congress cannot agree on the details for a new stimulus package even as millions of Americans face the prospect of eviction and unemployment. The coronavirus pandemic in the United States prompted an unprecedented level of government intervention into the economy as businesses, offices and factories all shut down to contain
Contemporary Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has released a brand-new documentary, “Coronation,” detailing the beginnings of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. Directed remotely by Weiwei, who is currently living in Cambridge, United Kingdom, the 113-minute documentary was filmed by dozens of amateur filmmakers and volunteers in Wuhan whom
It’s been about seven months, 212 days to be exact, since the pandemic struck us and changed our world, but who’s counting? Obsessively sanitizing our hands, getting our temperatures checked regularly, six feet social distancing measures and avoiding going outside most days has quickly become the new normal.
Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, Australia, has become the new epicenter for all things coronavirus. It has also become something of a whipping boy for other Australian states to point to as an example of what not to do in “Managing a pandemic 101.” Melbourne also happens to be where
Since the coronavirus crisis took hold in the United States, many aspects of social life have been altered, postponed or canceled, including professional sports. The Major League Baseball (MLB) season usually starts in late March but was postponed indefinitely until late July. The National Basketball Association (NBA) suspended its season