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Coronavirus_ Airline CEOs meet with White House in plea for more federal aid

Airline CEOs meet with White House in last-minute plea for more coronavirus aid

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
Airline CEOs and unions are seeking another $25 billion in federal aid to preserve jobs through March.
American Airlines, unions make new push to win government payroll assistance _ Reuters

American Airlines, unions make new push to win government payroll assistance

By: David Shepardson, Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 16th, 2020
American Airlines AAL.O Chief Executive Doug Parker and seven major airline unions on Wednesday made a new push to win additional government assistance to keep nearly 20,000 workers on the payroll past Oct. 1.
Vaccine makers pledge safety will be foremost - The Washington Post

Vaccine CEOs issue safety pledge amid Trump’s quest for pre-election approval

By: Christopher Rowland
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: September 8th, 2020
Nine chief executives issued an extraordinary joint statement Tuesday seeking to bolster faith in coronavirus vaccine.
US stockpiling 3 different types of coronavirus vaccines through 'Operation Warp Speed' _ Fox Business

US stockpiling 3 different types of coronavirus vaccines through 'Operation Warp Speed'

By: Megan Henney
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed has doses -- none of which have been approved or authorized for use -- from 3 companies.
U.S. scraps Philips ventilator order in 2020 earnings blow

U.S. scraps Philips ventilator order in 2020 earnings blow

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 31st, 2020
Philips (PHG.AS) said the U.S. Department of Health had cancelled most of an order for 43,000 ventilators, leading the Dutch medical equipment maker to cut its 2020 earnings outlook.
Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline Ink Coronavirus Vaccine Deal With U.S. - WSJ

Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline Ink Coronavirus Vaccine Deal With U.S.

By: Joseph Walker
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 31st, 2020
The deal, worth up to $2.1 billion and for 100 million doses, is the latest signed by the U.S. to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines.
Moderna, Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccines Begin Final-Stage Testing - WSJ

Moderna, Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccines Begin Final-Stage Testing

By: Peter Loftus and Jared S. Hopkins
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
Drugmakers to enroll 30,000 subjects across U.S., in separate trials to determine whether their vaccines prevent symptomatic Covid-19
‘Less Optimistic’ and ‘More Cautious’_ Top C.E.O.s Fret as Virus Cases Rise - The New York Times

‘Less Optimistic’ and ‘More Cautious’: Top C.E.O.s Fret as Virus Cases Rise

By: David Gelles
Source: The New York Times
Date of Publication: July 20th, 2020
Many of the nation’s business leaders are steeling themselves for a period of prolonged economic disruption and the prospect of a slow, halting recovery.
Moderna spars with US scientists over COVID-19 vaccine trials

Exclusive: Moderna spars with U.S. scientists over COVID-19 vaccine trials

By: Marisa Taylor and Robin Respaut
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 7th, 2020
As the United States accelerates the search for a coronavirus vaccine, tensions have erupted between government scientists and Moderna Inc, one of the leading developers, Reuters has learned.
How a coin shortage is impacting retailers and grocery stores

How a coin shortage is impacting retailers and grocery stores

By: Susan Selasky
Source: Detroit Free Press
Date of Publication: July 6th, 2020
In mid-June, the Federal Reserve announced a nationwide coin shortage, which it blamed on the pandemic. But the COVID-19 pandemic has coins — quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies — in short supply.