Some COVID-19 traveling nurses are making $8,000 a week

DENVER — In March, Claire Tripeny was watching her dream job fall apart. She’d been working as an intensive care nurse at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colo., and loved it, despite the mediocre pay typical for the region.

But when COVID-19 hit, that calculation changed.

She remembers her employers telling her and her colleagues to “suck it up” as they struggled to care for six patients each and patched their protective gear with tape until it fully fell apart. The $800 or so a week she took home no longer felt worth it.

“I was not sleeping and having the most anxiety in my life,” Tripeny said. “I’m like, ‘I’m gonna go where my skills are needed and I can be guaranteed that I have the protection I need.’ ”

In April, she packed her bags for a two-month contract in then-COVID-19 hot spot New Jersey, as part of

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Amid record COVID-19 surge, Seoul orders businesses to close early

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (UPI) — As the Seoul metropolitan area saw a record number of COVID-19 cases on Friday, Acting Mayor Seo Jeong-hyup declared a “desperate crisis” and announced measures that include forcing most businesses to close early each night.

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency reported about 300 cases in the capital city on Friday amid a nationwide outbreak that reached a nine-month high.

Metro Seoul has been under Level 2 physical distancing guidelines, the third-highest level on South Korea’s 5-tier system, since Nov. 24. Seo said, however, current measures aren’t doing enough to stem the spread.

“The number of confirmed cases is snowballing,” the mayor said at an online press briefing. “It is impossible to respond to the crisis with the measures taken so far.”

Under the new restrictions, which take effect Saturday and will last for at least two weeks, restaurants, cafes and most stores must

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London City Airport unveils its new COVID-19 modified master plan

London City Airport today published its new master plan which sets out the long-term vision for how it can grow in a sustainable and responsible way, supporting London’s recovery from COVID-19.

The publication of the master plan follows a 16-week consultation carried out in summer 2019. All comments received from local residents, stakeholders and passengers during the consultation period were taken into account in finalising the master plan.

Originally scheduled to be published in March this year, the decision was made to delay the publication and focus on supporting passengers, staff and local communities during the COVID-19 crisis and national lockdown.

The master plan is a non-statutory document that replaces the airport’s previous 2006 master plan. It outlines how the capital’s most central airport can:

• Provide capacity for up to 11 million passengers and 151,000 aircraft movements per year, by making best use of our existing runway in line

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Between 9,500 and 19,500 Americans could die of COVID-19 during Christmas week, CDC warns

♦ Field hospitals have opened in Rhode Island as cases surge there.

Jobs report will show how much pandemic is squeezing hiring — 1:08 a.m.

By Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

Friday’s monthly US jobs report will help answer a key question overhanging the economy: Just how much damage is being caused by the resurgent coronavirus, the resulting curbs on businesses and the reluctance of consumers to shop, travel and dine out?

The Labor Department will issue the November jobs report at 8:30 a.m.

Data shows Americans couldn’t resist Thanksgiving travel — 12:06 a.m.

By Stephen Groves, The Associated Press

Americans couldn’t resist the urge to gather for Thanksgiving, driving only slightly less than a year ago and largely ignoring the pleas of public health experts, who begged them to forgo holiday travel to help contain the coronavirus pandemic, data from roadways and airports shows.

Vehicle travel in early November

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Covid-19 news from Dec.2

Obama will take vaccine, might film to build confidence

Former President Barack Obama addresses voters one day before the election, in Atlanta, Georgia, November 2, 2020.

Brandon Bell | Reuters

Former President Barack Obama said that he will take a Covid-19 vaccine once one is available and may film it to build confidence about safety.

“I will be taking it and I may take it on TV or have it filmed so people know that I trust this science,” he told SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show” during an interview. “What I don’t trust is getting Covid.”

Numerous polls find many Americans are skeptical about getting a Covid-19 vaccine, potentially jeopardizing U.S. vaccination efforts to control the pandemic.

The reluctance or refusal to get vaccinated has been a growing problem in the U.S. long before the pandemic started. Medical experts point to a long-debunked

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Despite COVID-19, The Concurrent Planning Market Is Booming

Some suppliers of supply chain planning (SCP) software are experiencing robust growth despite the global pandemic. Solvoyo expects to grow by 15% this year. Kinaxis, a public company, reports that their revenues over the first 3 quarters are up year over year by over 25%. RELEX Solutions expects their revenues to be up by about 30% by year end despite the company’s decision to deemphasize growth and become more profitable. Adexa expects that their revenues will grow by 35% or more by the end of the calendar year.

For each company, there are more than one reason for the robust growth, but all make the point that the need for an agile supply chain has never been stronger. Dramatic demand shocks have been all but impossible to forecast. Agility is what is required to respond effectively when supply chains are being whiplashed

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Mitch McConnell urges quick action on targeted COVID-19 relief proposal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doubled down on his targeted approach to COVID-19 relief Thursday, but remained optimistic about a coronavirus deal.

Mr. McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said it was “heartening” to see Democrats endorse a compromise proposal this week, but there are still too many outstanding issues to be negotiated.

“There are many important policies that have strong bipartisan support. There are many others that do not. And the way to help the country is to finally let the former group be signed into law while we keep arguing about the rest,” he said. “Here in the Senate, I put forward a serious and highly targeted relief proposal including the elements which we know the President is ready and willing to sign into law.”

“Compromise is within reach. We know where we agree. We can do this…let’s be about actually making law,” he said.

The latest proposal from Mr. McConnell,

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5 Amazing Business ideas in the age of COVID-19

Are you looking for business ideas that are thriving in the age of COVID-19? You have come to the right place.

It’s now more than ever important to ideate business ideas that are recession-proof, COVID-19 has astounded the world for all the wrong reasons. People who are planning their businesses now need a model that is sustainable and can withstand inevitable discrepancies like the COVID.

Businesses that were reliant on uncontrollable forces were always in danger. Uncontrollable forces like overheads on real estate and more.

In this article, you find a collection of business ideas that generating loads of profit right now despite the pandemic.

1. Answering services

Answering services for small business occupies 1st position in my list. During COVID-19 lots of people lost their jobs. An increasing number of people who lost their jobs were the ones whose jobs were bound to get outsourced.

And that is pretty

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Worldwide Manure Spreaders and Fertilizer Distributors Industry to 2025 with COVID-19 Impact Analysis – – Press Release

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Global Gasoline Particulate Filters (GPF) Market 2020 – 2025 Business Statistics of Report that Emphasizes the impact of COVID-19

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Dec 02, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The latest documented market research study on Global Gasoline Particulate Filters (GPF) Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 published with provides an in-sight survey of the historical and current market situation and the forecast trends. The report comprises a detailed analysis of this business landscape and contains important details regarding the present market trends. The report includes a comprehensive analysis of the global Gasoline Particulate Filters (GPF) market standard, geographical regions, market key vendors, end-user applications, and products. With the classified market research based on various growing regions, this report provides leading players portfolio along with sales, growth, and market share.

The report sheds light on current revenue, market size, industry share, alongside the profit anticipation and growth rate registered during the estimated timeframe

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