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:  85,004,438 total cases … 1,028,924 deaths … and 81,632,147 reported recoveries.

The global numbers:  527,809,989 total cases … 6,300,792 fatalities … and 498,064,399 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 … 66.5 percent are fully vaccinated … and 46.5 percent of fully vaccinated people have received a vaccine booster dose.