• Forum: Race For The COVID-19 Vaccine

    4 days ago - By NPR

    Watch an expert panel discussion on the effort to develop and deploy safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19 on Friday, Nov. 20, to be live-streamed here at 12 p.m. ET (Image credit: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
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  • Big Businesses Are Joining the Freelance Revolution, Says Harvard and BCG Study

    Big Businesses Are Joining the Freelance Revolution, Says Harvard and BCG Study

    4 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    As more high-skilled individuals choose freelancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, big businesses are following suit. A new study by Harvard Business School and Boston Consulting Group found that the vast majority of businesses see high-skills freelancers as integral to innovation and speed to market. The study asked senior leaders at 700 large American firms a variety of questions about their plans to be part of the freelance revolution.
    A majority report using major freelance platforms to find high-skills freelancers already, either extensively or moderately. However, almost 90% of...
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  • Coronavirus Immunity May Last For At Least Six Months, Oxford Study Finds

    Coronavirus Immunity May Last For At Least Six Months, Oxford Study Finds

    4 days ago - By Forbes

    The research follows positive news about the efficacy of Oxford and AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine this week based on preliminary trial data.
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  • 7 reasons to consider the new Amex Platinum 75,000-point offer, even if you're not traveling right now

    7 reasons to consider the new Amex Platinum 75,000-point offer, even if you're not traveling right now

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The Platinum Card® from American Express came out with a stunning offer : 75,000 points after you spend at least $5,000 in your first 6 months of account opening.
    (Note: New Platinum Card® cardmembers can earn 10x points on eligible purchases at U.S. Gas Stations and U.S. Supermarkets, on up to $15,000 in combined purchases, during the first 6 months of card membership). This unique twist could add up to another 150,000 American Express Membership Rewards points if you meet the maximum spending.
    While this premium travel credit card does have a $550 annual fee (The...
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  • More Than 2,000 People Died Of Covid-19 In The U.S. On Thursday, With Around 80,000 Now Hospitalized

    4 days ago - By Forbes

    The daily death count from Covid-19 crossed 2,000 is the first time since early May.
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  • People who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least 6 months, a new Oxford University study of more than 12,000 people suggests

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    According to a German study out in August, most coronavirus transmissions occur in private households and retirement homes.
    Marius Becker/picture alliance via Getty Images
    A study by the University of Oxford has suggested people who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least six months after their first infection.
    More than 12,000 frontline healthcare workers were tested for antibodies and examined over a 30-week period as part of the study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed by other scientists.
    Of the 11,052 participants without antibodies at the start...
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