April

US COVID-19 Hospitalizations Match April Highs As US Tops 100k Cases For 6th Day: Live Updates

Summary: US cases top 100k for 6th day Hospitalizations match April records Pfizer vaccine to be offered at below-market rates Global cases near 51 million New study shows COVID patients could be at higher risk of mental-health issues Denmark warns of mink farms’ threat to human health * * * The trajectory, and potential, of…

UK economy shrinks record 20.4% in April due to lockdown

The UK’s economy shrank by 20.4% in April – the largest monthly contraction on record – as the full impact of lockdown was felt. The monthly decline was outlined in figures reported by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The fall is three times greater than the decline seen during the whole of the 2008 to…