One in Three Americans Already Had COVID-19 by the End of 2020

The FINANCIAL — New study published in the journal Nature estimates that 103 million Americans, or 31 percent of the U.S. population, had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by the end of 2020. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers modeled the…

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Research Aims for Best Ways to Treat COVID-19 at Home

The FINANCIAL -- While more than 125 million Americans have received full doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, thousands of people in the U.S. are being diagnosed each day with the disease. Reports of severe illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths continue, more than a year after…

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US GDP plunged nearly 35% as over 50 M Americans filed unemployment

The FINANCIAL — Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 32.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP decreased 5.0 percent. Department…

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