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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.
Pelosi asks airlines to pause furloughs, vowing additional aid, but no deal yet

Pelosi asks airlines to pause furloughs, vowing additional aid, but no deal yet

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: October 2nd, 2020
Pelosi said the additional aid could be a standalone bill or part of a broader coronavirus package.
Scorsese, Eastwood say U.S. movie theaters may not survive pandemic

Scorsese, Eastwood say U.S. movie theaters may not survive pandemic

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
Oscar-winning film directors James Cameron, Clint Eastwood and Martin Scorsese joined forces with movie theater owners on Wednesday in an appeal for financial help, saying they feared for the future of the industry.
United, pilots agree on schedule reductions to avoid nearly 3,000 furloughs

United, pilots agree on schedule reductions to avoid nearly 3,000 furloughs

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 28th, 2020
United Airlines’ pilots agreed to reduce their hours to avoid furloughs of close to 3,000 pilots.
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.