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 US, there now have been 34,419,838 total cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, resulting in 617,463 deaths, and 28,767,507 reported recoveries.

Globally, there have been 179,614,313 total cases, with 3,890,270 resultant fatalities and 164,314,061 reported recoveries.  (Source.)

• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 65.4 percent of the US population age 18 and older now has received at least one dose of vaccine, and 55.9 percent is fully vaccinated.