business news in context, analysis with attitude

Random and illustrative stories about the global pandemic and how businesses and various business sectors are trying to recover from it, with brief, occasional, italicized and sometimes gratuitous commentary…

•. In the United States, there now have been 34,242,866 total cases of Covid-19 coronavirus, resulting in 613,052 deaths and 28,220,863 reported recoveries.

Globally, there have been 174,802,246 total coronavirus cases, with 3,764,250 resultant fatalities and 158,224,355 reported recoveries.  (Source.)

•. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 63.8 percent of the US population 18 years of age and older has received at least one dose of vaccine, with 53.1 percent being fully vaccinated.