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:  84,230,829 total cases … 1,026,670 deaths … and 81,282,964 reported recoveries.

The global numbers:  521,287,762 total cases … 6,288,495 fatalities … and 491,912,394 reported recoveries.  (Source.)

•  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 77.7 percent of the total US population has received at least one dose of vaccine … 66.4 percent are fully vaccinated … and 46.3 percent of fully vaccinated people have received a vaccine booster dose.