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Jobs in these industries are already back to pre-pandemic levels

Jobs in these industries are already back to pre-pandemic levels

By: Chris Isidore
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2021
Employment in some industries has already bounced back to pre-pandemic levels.
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Helping People Find Covid-19 Vaccines Is Aim of C.D.C.-Backed Site

Helping People Find Covid-19 Vaccines Is Aim of C.D.C.-Backed Site

By: Rebecca Robbins and Sheryl Gay Stolberg
Source: New York Times
Date of Publication: February 24th, 2021
VaccineFinder.org is an ambitious but limited attempt to simplify Americans’ search for vaccines.
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Tyson Managers Suspended After Allegedly Betting If Workers Would Contract COVID

By: Vanessa Romo
Source: National Public Radio
Date of Publication: November 19th, 2020
Tyson Foods Inc., which says it produces 20% of the beef, pork and chicken in the U.S., has suspended managers at an Iowa plant accused of participating in a betting pool on how many employees would become ill with COVID-19.
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson speaks during the company's annual shareholders meeting at WAMU Theater

Washington State Partners With Starbucks For Vaccine Distribution

By: Rachel Sandler
Source: Forbes
Date of Publication: January 18th, 2021
Starbucks, which is based in Seattle, will assign several employees to work on “operational efficiency, scalable modeling and human-centered design expertise and support,” Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday.
DoorDash shows surge in revenue growth, profitable quarter in IPO filing

DoorDash shows surge in revenue growth, profitable quarter in IPO filing

By: Anirban Sen, Joshua Franklin
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
DoorDash Inc, the U.S. food delivery startup backed by SoftBank Group Corp 9984.T, made public on Friday its regulatory filing for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, setting the stage for a blockbuster IPO before the end of the year.
Uber sees slowest recovery of ride business in home U.S. market, deliveries more than double

Uber sees slowest recovery of ride business in home U.S. market, deliveries more than double

By: Tina Bellon, Akanksha Rana
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 6th, 2020
Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday demand for its food-delivery service exploded in the latest quarter, but recovery in its global rides business is being held back by its most important market, the United States.
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FedEx is upgrading its tech for a holiday season in pandemic times

By: Rob Pegoraro
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: November 4th, 2020
With people depending on deliveries more than ever, FedEx is calling in robots and adopting other gadgets to efficiently get packages where they’re going.
Lack of passenger flights squeezes air freight capacity in peak season

Lack of passenger flights squeezes air freight capacity in peak season

By: Jamie Freed
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 2nd, 2020
A sharp fall in passenger flights due to the coronavirus pandemic combined with rising e-commerce demand is setting the stage for tight capacity and a renewed rise in air freight rates heading into the peak Christmas season.
Workers at Pfizer’s Kalamazoo, Mich. freezer farm

Pfizer Sets Up Its ‘Biggest Ever’ Vaccination Distribution Campaign

By: Costas Paris and Jared S. Hopkins
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 21st, 2020
The U.S. pharmaceutical giant is preparing to ship billions of Covid-19 vaccines using frozen boxes, cargo planes and trucks in a mega logistics operation.
Covid-19 Vaccine Race Turns Deep Freezers Into a Hot Commodity - WSJ

Covid-19 Vaccine Race Turns Deep Freezers Into a Hot Commodity

By: Jared S. Hopkins
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 4th, 2020
Drug, logistics and public-health officials assemble a cold-storage supply chain as experimental vaccines approach the end of late-stage testing.