World economic leaders call for $50 billion from wealthy nations to help stop Covid pandemic

World economic leaders called on the world’s wealthier nations to provide $50 billion in funding to accelerate Covid-19 vaccine distribution across the globe and help end the pandemic. The heads of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Health Organization and World Trade Organization said Tuesday that nations need to act before the virus has… Continue reading World economic leaders call for $50 billion from wealthy nations to help stop Covid pandemic

With theme parks set to rebound this summer, travel advisors share trip tips

The Covid pandemic made the past 14 months a literal roller coaster of a ride for both theme parks and their fans. Parks shut down or didn’t open at all last spring, and although some did reopen by summer, it was with strict capacity limits and stringent health and safety measures that put off some… Continue reading With theme parks set to rebound this summer, travel advisors share trip tips

A stunning fall and a recovery: How the stock market has evolved one year since Covid hit

A year after the Covid pandemic forced the nation into a shutdown, the stock market has been overhauled in ways Wall Street never imagined. Last March, stocks plunged as the world faced the frightening spread of a virus many had thought would never make its way to the United States. The S&P 500 lost more… Continue reading A stunning fall and a recovery: How the stock market has evolved one year since Covid hit

Biden says nothing can change the trajectory of the Covid pandemic over the next several months

President Joe Biden has painted a bleak picture of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak in his first few days in office, warning that it will take months to turn around the pandemic’s trajectory and that fatalities are expected to dramatically rise over the next few weeks. “A lot of America is hurting. The virus is surging.… Continue reading Biden says nothing can change the trajectory of the Covid pandemic over the next several months