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ukretailsales july18 05apr20 UK consumer sentiment registered its biggest fall since records began in January 1974 as measures taken to curb the spread of coronavirus weighed on households' economic expectations and purchase decision, survey data from the market research group GfK showed Monday. The consumer confidence index fell to -34 from -9 seen in its regular survey for March, GfK said.

petridish april06 A study conducted by scientists from Australia's Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and the Doherty Institute has found that an FDA-approved medicine Ivermectin that is currently used to treat parasite infections such as intestinal worms, lice, and mites, can kill the virus within 48 hours in cell culture.

3M rebuffed media reports over the alleged seizure of a shipment of N95 Respirators by U.S. authorities, saying there were a no evidence to suggest the Respirators were seized and diverted to the U.S.

covid april03 Currently, there are no treatments or vaccines for COVID-19. A number of companies are racing to find a treatment or vaccine for the same. What is the latest by which a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available?

lowes dec03 03apr20 Lowe's (LOW) is temporarily increasing wages of its employees. The latest move by the hardware retailer is to help its employees cope with the economical effects caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company has hiked salary by $2 per hour for all full-time, part-time, and seasonal hourly associates,...

jeffbezos feb05 03apr20 Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to food banks across the U.S. to support poor people who cannot afford food during this coronavirus crisis. Bezos made a $100 million gift to Feeding America, one of the largest U.S. nonprofit focused on food security. Feeding...

wallstreet july24 03apr20 Stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the trading session on Friday, adding to the steep loss posted in the previous session. The major averages ended the session firmly in negative territory but off their worst levels of the day. The Dow tumbled 360.91 points or 1.7 percent to 21,052.53,...

wallstreet3 03apr20 After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks have moved back to the downside during trading on Friday.

facebook april03 Facebook on Thursday shared an update on its $100 million small-business grants program announced in March, saying that it will provide $40 million in grants to 10,000 U.S. small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In March, the social media giant said it is offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses.

covid19 april03 Confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide crossed 1 million Friday. According to the latest data provided by Johns Hopkins University, a total of 1,040,664 people were tested positive for the killer virus, and 55,191 others died due to the disease. However, Australia's Chief Medical Officer Prof. Brendan Murphy said at a news conference that the actual number of coronavirus cases across the world co

cti league 040320 A group of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) experts, incident responders, and industry experts formed a CTI League to prevent or neutralize cyber threats at the time of COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a surge in cyberattacks on healthcare agencies that are fighting in curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

tennessee april03 Thursday, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease. Federal funding is available to State and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal a

trump april03 President Donald Trump has tested negative for coronavirus, his White House physician said. "The President was subjected to the test utilizing a new, rapid-point-of-care test capability, said a Memorandum from the President's Physician. Dr. Sean Conley said the sample collection took just one minute and results were reported back in 15 minutes. "He is healthy and without symptoms," according to

nonfarmpayroll 040320 Employment in the U.S. fell much more than expected in the month of March, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The report said employment plunged by 701,000 jobs in March after jumping by an upwardly revised 275,000 jobs in February.

disney april03 The Walt Disney Co., which temporarily closed Disney parks and resorts and halted media operations, plans to furlough some of its employees in the United States starting April 19. Multiple reports said the furlough will affect employees whose jobs aren't necessary at this time amid the surge in coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic.

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