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…

•  The current US Covid-19 coronavirus numbers:  83,953,371 total cases … 1,025,764 deaths … and 81,107,296 reported recoveries.

The global numbers:  519,262,399 total cases … 6,282,679 fatalities … and 474,088,005 reported recoveries.  (Source.)

•  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 77.8 percent of the total US population has received at least one dose of vaccine … 66.3 percent are fully vaccinated … and 46.1 percent of fully vaccinated people have received a vaccine booster dose.  The CDC also says that 49.4 percent of the eligible US population has not received a vaccine booster dose.