pandemic Peril

Is there a new pandemic threat? Pretending It’s Over as Case Numbers Rise

May 18, 2022 – Just because many people seem more than ready to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us doesn’t mean it’s really over. In fact, case numbers are rising again – with new infections reported in about 95,000 Americans each day – and hospitalizations are up 20% as well.It’s yet another reminder of the…

aging pandemic

Aging well in a pandemic: Older adults share what it takes

A key finding from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, May 2022. Credit: University of Michigan Despite the pandemic’s terrible toll on older adults, a new national poll shows that most people over 50 still say their health is as good as it was before March 2020, or even better. But a sizable minority—20% of…

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Kim blasts pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted officials over slow medicine deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the surging but largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis that has left 1.2 million people ill with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days, state media said Monday.More than 564,860 people…

Amazon’s pandemic

Amazon’s pandemic boom has ended

What a difference a year can make. Roughly one year after pandemic-fueled buying spree pushed Amazon profits to , the retail giant’s growth has now stalled to its slowest rate in more than two decades. The company $116.4 billion in sales for the first quarter of 2021, an increase of just 7 percent from last…

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Pandemic Recovery Requires Cost Optimization and Efficiency Assessment for State Governments, according to Report by NASCA and KPMG LLP

    LEXINGTON, KY, April 27, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Despite some recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19, state governments still face uncertainty and a volatile labor market. They are also proactively allocating unprecedented federal and state stimulus funds to bolster their recovery and invest in the future. To help state governments respond to these challenges, the…

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America’s Pandemic P.T.S.D.

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Didn't pandemic

Pandemic Didn’t Slow the Spread of Some STDs

April 13, 2022The number of cases of some sexually transmitted diseases continued to increase during 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, while overall STD cases dropped, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report.Reports of gonorrhea, syphilis, and congenital syphilis rose in 2020 compared to 2019, the CDC said.…

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A pandemic pandemonium has paved the way for metaverse success

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – August 3. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Learn more about Transform 2022 I was surprised to find out how many peers and friends had been gifted the Oculus over the holidays. In…


Why the pandemic PC boom could be over

PCs have enjoyed a surprising boom over the past couple years of the pandemic, but new reports are indicating that it might be coming to an end this year. A dip in demand is now expected, according to a report by DigiTimes, with a normalization to pre-pandemic levels possible. The publication claims that PC manufacturers,…

Deepened pandemic

The Pandemic Deepened Fault Lines in American Society

In 2020, as the bodies piled up, it became clear that people of color were dying at far higher rates than white people. They had the jobs that exposed them to infections, the comorbidities that made them more likely to get very sick, and less ability to access quality health care than white Americans. The…