• Popeyes just launched its first store in China, and photos show how not even a pandemic can keep a horde of fans from their chicken sandwich

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Popeyes opened its first Chinese location in Shanghai on May 15, despite the ongoing pandemic.
    Crowds of people swarmed the restaurant, illustrating how Popeyes' famous chicken sandwich has pandemic-proofed its brand.
    While other fast-food restaurants are seeing declines in sales due to the pandemic, Popeyes is the only brand whose sales have continued to be robust.
    After such a strong opening, Popeyes is well-positioned to take on the Chinese market and start opening more of the 1,500+ restaurants the chain plans to open.
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  • Dogs are now being trained to sniff out people who have the coronavirus even before they show symptoms. Here's how this could work

    Dogs are now being trained to sniff out people who have the coronavirus even before they show symptoms. Here's how this could work

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Researchers in the UK are training dogs to detect the coronavirus in patients, even before they show symptoms.
    A team from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Durham University are hoping that similar to diseases like cancer and malaria, COVID-19 will also have a detectable smell.
    The samples will be taken from healthcare workers who test positive for COVID-19 but are not showing symptoms. They will need to wear nylon socks and face masks for a few hours to absorb the smell.
    Some of the samples will be sent to a dog training center where six specialist dogs - dubbed "The...
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