Industry & Covid-19 in the news

April 29, 2020 - Mexican Congress To Focus On Cannabis Legalization As Economic Recovery Option

ulio Ramón Menchaca Salaza is banking on marijuana legalization to generate tax revenue and compensate for the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

April 24, 2020 - Microbiologist is first in line for Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine trial Read more April 25, 2020 Young and middle-aged people, barely sick with covid-19, are dying of strokes

Doctors sound alarm about patients in their 30s and 40s left debilitated or dead. Some didn’t even know they were infected.

April 30, 2020 - Wuhan shows the world that the end of lockdown is just the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis

All around the world, people are waiting for the announcement that the coronavirus pandemic is contained and they can return to normal life.

April 24, 2020 - Israel Researchers Believe CBD Could Play Crucial Role In COVID-19 Treatment

Israeli researchers have launched three clinical trials that utilize CBD’s anti-inflammatory properties as potential COVID-19 treatment.

April 23, 2020 - The Great Invader: How COVID Attacks Every Organ

We have underestimated and misunderstood COVID-19 since it first appeared.

April 23, 2020 - Pandemic Advertising Got Weird Fast

A few weeks ago, as millions of Americans settled into home confinement in a desperate effort to stymie an era-defining pandemic, Little Caesars invited them to step up to its Pizza Portal, a virus-hostile pie locker that circumvents the need for human interaction.

April 22, 2020 - Mile high submits CBD novel food Dossier April 20, 2020 - Should CBD become a part of your wellness routine in these troubling times? April 20, 2020 - Consumer spending, TV viewing, retail footfall: 5 interesting stats to start your week

We arm you with all the stats you need to prepare for the coming week and help you understand the big industry trends.

April 14, 2020 - Israeli COVID-19 treatment with 100% survival rate tested on US patient

After one week, six critically ill patients in Israel survived. Four of them showed improvement in respiratory parameters.

April 13, 2020 - china-s-new-coronavirus-cases-rise-to-near-6-week-high April 12, 2020 - Moscow hospitals see 'huge influx' of patients as Covid-19 spreads in Russia

Long tailbacks of ambulances seen at a hospital in the capital as mayor warns the outbreak is only in the ‘foothills’

April 11, 2020 - Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Ready in Six Months: Times

Scientist leading U.K. team says she is “80% confident” Trials on people expected to begin in the next two weeks

April 7, 202 - Treatments for COVID-19

Drugs being tested against the coronavirus

April 10, 2020 - What the World Looks Like After a Month of Pandemic

On March 11, the World Health Organization gave the spread of a novel coronavirus a name. Nothing has been the same since.

April 3, 2020 - Coronavirus crisis might trigger biggest drop in CO2 emissions since WWII

This breather is not of our choice, though. After the pandemic is over, we should expect as a surge in emissions as economic activity recovers.

April 12, 2020 - COVID-19’s Impact on the Cannabis Industry: Industry Leader Outlook

A majority (58%) felt that the legal cannabis industry will be impacted less severely than other economic sectors. Turbulence in the industry is not deterring investors; on average, eight among 10 reported that their industry-related investments would either increase (59%) or stay the same (21%).

April 6, 2020 - Nice, Cannes, Sceaux... le port du masque va devenir obligatoire dans plusieurs villes de France

OBLIGATOIRE - Alors que le gouvernement commence à changer de position vis-à-vis du port du masque de protection face au coronavirus, plusieurs communes envisagent d'obliger leurs habitants à se couvrir le visage lorsqu'ils se trouvent dans l'espace public.

April 4, 2020 - Analysis: What is Europe's coronavirus exit strategy?

It is the most difficult of periods for many in Europe. Tens of thousands of people have died, hundreds of thousands have been infected, millions have lost their jobs and many tens of millions have essentially been confined to their homes.

April 7, 2020 - Coroners worry Covid-19 test shortages could lead to uncounted deaths April 3, 2020 - Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks April 13, 2020 - Saudi Arabia Declares Cease-Fire in Yemen, Citing Fears of Coronavirus: Live Updates

The head of the World Health Organization warned that politicizing the coronavirus pandemic would result in “many more body bags.”

April 11, 2020 - Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted

The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infection

April 7, 2020 - China is reopening wet markets, as international pressure mounts against them

China closed down some 20,000 wet markets over the course of the initial Wuhan outbreak. Now, it’s starting to reopen them, and doctors aren’t happy about it.

April 7, 2020 - Only around 6% of coronavirus infections worldwide are detected so far, German researchers estimate

The findings highlight the importance of testing as many people as possible.

April 6, 2020 - International research team publishes a set of guidelines to care for ICU COVID-19 patients

The team hopes to fill a lack of effective treatment guidelines for medical personel.

April 6, 2020 - Samsung's preliminary Q1 results show how coronavirus is impacting tech

The company, which makes everything from memory chips to refrigerators, projected higher revenue -- but the level wasn't quite as high as Wall Street expected.

April 7, 2020 - Tech giants are finding creative ways to use our data to fight the coronavirus

Tech giants are finding creative ways to use our data to fight the coronavirus

April 13, 2020 -Coronavirus updates: 80 million Americans expected to get stimulus checks this week

Plus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is discharged from the hospital, and US becomes country with the most COVID-19 cases and deaths.

April 8, 2020 - For survivors of severe COVID-19, beating the virus is just the beginning

The next few months will be full of grim updates about the spread of the new coronavirus, but they will also be full of homecomings.

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In contrast to governmental paralysis and confusion caused by the pandemic, pharmaceutical and biotech firms around the globe are swarming Covid-19 in an effort to stop it in its tracks.

April 8, 2020 - This Virus Expert Explains What The Data Really Shows About Two Treatments For COVID-19 Coronavirus

Coronavirus Frontlines is a special series where we are sharing the perspective of experts at the forefront of combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 9, 2020 - The cluster effect: how social gatherings were rocket fuel for coronavirus

Holding hands, kissing, sharing drinks from the same glass all helped spread the virus

April 8, 2020 - Cryptocurrencies’ Time to Shine?

Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend toward e-commerce, policymakers and the general public should apprise themselves of the latest developments in cryptocurrencies. And just as e-commerce requires encryption to protect personal privacy, so do digital coins.

April 6, 2020 - Covid-19 boosts immune support market

The novel coronavirus outbreak has had some unexpected side effects, including a sales boost for manufacturers of immunity-focused foods and supplements – although there is no evidence that any product can protect against the virus itself.

April 4, 2020 - A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

Business Insider followed a nurse at NewYork-Presbyterian, the state's top hospital for 19 straight years, for five shifts over calls and texts.

April 10, 2020 - Bloomberg Coronavirus Daily: Wuhan, All Over Again

A few early cases of a worrying respiratory disease are identified. Government leaders say the risk is low and downplay the threat of spread.

April 3, 2020 - COVID-19: The turning point for global cannabis legalisation

As of Friday, 3 April 2020, there are over one million confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide.

April 9, 2020 - Coronavirus-Your-one-stop-blog-for-food-industry-updates April 1, 2020 - Energy Drink Consumption Impacted By Coronavirus In US, Says Analyst

According to Stifel, newly released data for the energy drink category shows that sales decreased by 5% in the latest week, compared to a 0.5% increase in the preceding two weeks.

April 8, 2020 - Cryptocurrencies’ Time to Shine?

Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend toward e-commerce, policymakers and the general public should apprise themselves of the latest developments in cryptocurrencies. And just as e-commerce requires encryption to protect personal privacy, so do digital coins.

April 6, 2020 - Covid-19 boosts immune support market

The novel coronavirus outbreak has had some unexpected side effects, including a sales boost for manufacturers of immunity-focused foods and supplements – although there is no evidence that any product can protect against the virus itself.

April 4, 2020 - A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital

..where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

NA - Retailers' and restaurants' sales continue plummeting amid the coronavirus pandemic April 3, 2020 - Coronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impact

The coronavirus outbreak, which originated in China, has infected more than 550,000 people. Its spread has left businesses around the world counting costs.

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About Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC)

April 5, 2020 - IFR (ongeveer 0,9%) versus CFR (4%-12%) – hoe de frequentie van testen CFR beïnvloed, hoe we moeten kijken naar het aantal sterfgevallen. NA - Effects on the Immune System

Marijuana and other exogenous cannabinoids alter immune function and decrease host resistance to microbial infections in experimental animal models and in vitro.

April 3, 2020 - European CBD and Cannabis Events Affected by Coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate around the world, it is difficult to imagine that anyone hasn’t been affected by the virus in some way.

April 6, 2020 - Cannabis sector can access $40B COVID-19 credit program: official

Devastated bars and lounges as well as the country’s hard-hit cannabis sector will have access to $40 billion in new credit being made available via the government’s business bank during the COVID-19 crisis, its CEO said on April 5.

April 5. 2020 - Global CBD based Beverages Market Forecast 2020-2027 | CAGR Growth, Market Size, Revenue, Opportunity, Market Trend, Demand and Supply

Global CBD based Beverages Market 2020 Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the CBD based Beverages Market industry.

April 5, 2020 - Germany Reports Third Straight Drop in Daily Rate of New Coronavirus Infections

Germany's confirmed coronavirus infections rose by 5,936 in the past 24 hours to 91,714 on Sunday, the third straight drop in the daily rate of new cases, according to data from the government's Robert Koch Institute.

April 5, 2020 - Can the coronavirus spread through speech?

It's not clear whether people can get infected when an infected person expels aerosols through speech -- but it is a plausible hypothesis.

April 5, 2020 - Economic effects of coronavirus lockdowns are staggering – but health recovery must be prioritized

We can't have a healthy economy without healthy people.

April 1, 2020 - Long-Term Coronavirus Impacts on Cannabis

The arrival of the coronavirus, labeled COVID-19, is impacting every sector of the American economy, including the cannabis industry.

April 4, 2020 - Coronavirus Reveals What Really Makes the World Go Round, and It's Not Money

The bluff of neo-liberalism must be called out

April 4, 2020 - COVID-19 live updates: Total number of cases passes 1,250,000

CDC: New recommendations regarding facial coverings

April 2, 2020 - https://www.nutraingredients.com/Article/2020/03/31/CRN-UK-highlights-why-nutrients-have-never-been-more-crucial April 6, 2020 - Since the outbreak of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing measures have been gradually implemented across the United States. NA, Coronavirus in France — live updates, cases, and news April 4, 2020 - Coronavirus Reveals What Really Makes the World Go Round, and It's Not Money

The bluff of neo-liberalism must be called out

April 8, 2020 - Pot Use Reached All-Time High in March Amid Lockdown Measures

Cowen survey found 33% of respondents tried cannabis Job security deteriorated more than general population

April 3, 2020 - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/03/when-will-a-coronavirus-vaccine-be-ready

Human trials will begin imminently – but even if they go well and a cure is found, there are many barriers before global immunisation is feasible

April 2, 2020 - Explained: New Coronavirus Guidelines Edging Israel Closer to Total Shutdown

The workforce will be reduced to 15 percent, down from 30 percent until now ■ Soldiers would patrol the streets alongside police officers

April 2, 2020 - Connecting Our Community During the Coronavirus Crisis

We are living in unprecedented times and hope this finds you and your family safe. At Digital Commerce 360, we wanted to take bold action and virtually bring together our community.

April 8, 2020 - Head of EU’s top science panel quits over COVID-19 response April 1, 2020 - COVID-19 May Spur Domestication of Hemp Grain Imports

New Frontier Data Despite 80 years of prohibition, the United States remains the largest consumer of hemp-based products worldwide

March 27, 2020 - Will Covid-19 have a lasting impact on the environment?

Pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have fallen across continents as countries try to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. Is this just a fleeting change, or could it lead to longer-lasting falls in emissions?

April 1, 2020 - Herbs. Silver. Salt. Toothpaste. As coronavirus fears rise, marketers pitch remedies.

Consumer complaints about covid-19 scams are rising fast.

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An expert modelling study, which will inform intensive hospital planning for the forthcoming surge in COVID-19 cases in the north, plans for a second wave of the illness later in this year.

April 1, 2020 - Coronavirus reopens Europe’s angry divide

Europe’s economies are in a deep state of coronavirus-induced hibernation.

April 3, 2020 - Coronavirus: A visual guide to the pandemic

There are now more than one million confirmed cases of coronavirus in 181 countries and at least 53,100 people have died.

April 2, 2020 - Analysis Coronavirus Economic Impact Could Decimate the Middle East

Analysis Coronavirus Economic Impact Could Decimate the Middle East

April 1, 2020 - Taiwan has valuable coronavirus lessons

When talking about positive examples in the fight against COVID-19, it’s hard to ignore Taiwan. Located just off the coast of China, with millions of Taiwanese working in China, and with a crowded and urbanized population, Taiwan was a prime target for a major outbreak.

March 27, 2020 - COVID-19: WHY WE SHOULD ALL WEAR MASKS

THERE IS NEW SCIENTIFIC RATIONALE

NA, Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak: Latest news, information and updates April 1, 2020 - FDA Warns Former NFL Player To Stop Claiming CBD Can Cure Coronavirus

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have taken enforcement action against a former NFL player’s CBD company over unsubstantiated claims that its products can be used to cure or prevent coronavirus.

Covid Visualizer

The goal of this project is to provide a simple, interactive way to visualize the impact of COVID-19. We wanted people to be able to see this as something that brings us all together. It's not one country, or another country; it's one planet – and this is what our planet looks like today.

April 1, 2020 - Coronavirus: A visual guide to the pandemic April 1, 2020 - Sweden to expand coronavirus testing as death toll rises to 180

The number of COVID-19 fatalities continues to rise in Sweden, where the government introduced on Tuesday a ban on visits to elderly homes and vowed to expand testing.

The Public Health Agency of Sweden has been tasked with devising a national strategy for expanding testing for COVID-19, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced at a Tuesday press conference.

April 1, 2020 - California to release 3,500 inmates to mitigate COVID-19 spread

The US state of California will release up to 3,500 inmates as part of a plan to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in state prisons, said a statement from California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on Tuesday.

April 1, 2020 - These CBD Companies Upped Their Hand Sanitizer Game To Combat COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 outbreak became a global pandemic, demand for hand sanitizer has increased, inspiring cannabis and CBD companies to produce products that can help prevent the spread.

March 31, 2020 - Coronavirus & Cannabis - Chaos Breeds Opportunity

A watershed moment in history as cannabis businesses are deemed ‘essential’

March 31, 2020 - Why researchers are confident that we’ll (eventually) have a COVID-19 vaccine

At first glance, it seems weird. We’re familiar with coronaviruses in general, we know they cause some common colds, we don’t have a vaccine for the common cold, so why would we have one for COVID-19?

April 1, 2020 - China Says It's Beating Coronavirus. But Can We Believe Its Numbers?

If you believe the Chinese authorities, the country’s battle against the novel coronavirus is all but won. But that claim is clouded by a fog of skewed data, political imperatives—and unreported cases and possibly deaths.

March 31, 2020 - Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: results of a randomized clinical trial

Aims: Studies have indicated that chloroquine (CQ) shows antagonism against COVID-19 in vitro.

April 2, 2020 - A ONE DAY VIRTUAL EVENT OPEN TO ALL

For the first time, Cannabis industry leaders worldwide unite to address the impact of the ongoing health and economic crisis, exploring emerging challenges and opportunities across regional cannabis markets.

March 27, 2020 - Covid-19: Does ‘Kalonji’ have a cure? March 31, 2020 - Startup Offers $181 At-Home Virus Tests, FDA Says Not So Fast

The White House is pushing for innovation, but regulators can’t keep up with Silicon Valley’s speed.

March 8, 2020 - CBD Versus Viruses: What Do We Really Know?

Amid the swirl of information or misinformation being aired and shared regarding the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been discussion about whether cannabinoids — mostly CBD — has the capacity to kill the virus or stop its contagion.

March 29, 2020 - COVID-19 and the Purchasing Practices of Cannabis Consumers April 1, 2020 - Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted

The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infection

March 31, 2020 - what-is-coronavirus-covid-19-wellness April 1, 2020 - Cannabis and coronavirus: Here’s what you need to know

Here’s what we know about cannabis and COVID-19.

March 30, 2020- Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team

Estimating the number of infections and the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in 11 European countries

March 31, 2020 - Coronavirus Vaccine in 18 Months? Experts Urge Reality Check

Scientists worry expectations may race ahead of capability. History with HIV vaccine illustrates challenges for field

March 4, 2020 - Could drinking hydrogen help people with asthma?

A new study shows how hydrogen tinkers with cells to reduce inflammation

March 31, 2020 - How to improve your immune system with vitamins amid COVID-19 pandemic

There are a lot of reasons to believe vitamins can boost our immune system but there are warnings about overdoing it or mixing them with medications.

March 16, 2020 - Elderberries and coronavirus: Natural way to boost immunity, fight illnesses making comeback in Valley March 26, 2020 - Could CBD reduce coronavirus symptoms?

This Toronto company is ready to put those claims to the test

March 30, 2020 - CBD shops giving away free oil samples to help reduce COVID-19 stress

The coronavirus outbreak may be stressful for people and the fear plus anxiety can be overwhelming.

March 31, 2020 - How CBD Can Help During The Coronavirus Crisis

As vital as it is to maintain your physical health during this epidemic, it’s important not to overlook mental and spiritual well-being.

March 24, 2020 - The 15 Best Supplements to Boost Your Immune System Right Now

With the 2019 coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, it’s especially important to understand that no supplement, diet, or other lifestyle modification other than social distancing and proper hygiene practices can protect you from COVID-19.

March 26, 2020 - Can Vitamin D Lower Your Risk of COVID-19?

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a number of critical roles in your body.

March 31, 2020 - What is coronavirus and Covid-19?

This one thing could stop the spread of Covid-19

March 30, 2020 - Johnson & Johnson Says..

.. its Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Ready Early Next Year

April 1, 2020 - These 19 companies are working on coronavirus treatments or vaccines

A mix of legacy drugmakers and small startups have stepped forward with plans to develop vaccines or treatments that target the infection caused by the novel coronavirus.

March 28, 2020- Can cannabis treat COVID-19?

Toronto firm hopes clinical trial will provide answers

March 29, 2020 - COVID-19 and the Purchasing Practices of Cannabis Consumers

New Frontier Data recently conducted a survey to gauge how cannabis consumers were responding to the uncertainty.

NA - Analysis: Top Selling Products Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Since WHO updated the COVID-19 outbreak from a ‘global emergency’ to a ‘global pandemic’ earlier this month, the virus’ spread and the world’s efforts to contain it have meant some dramatic changes in our everyday lives.

April 2, 2020 - Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts.

March 27, 2020 - Affiliate Marketing in Times of Coronavirus — FAQ

Every day brings new questions about the state of digital advertising in times of coronavirus outbreak.

March 20, 2020 - Covid-19 & Affiliate Marketing: What Works During Crisis

Coronavirus is shaking up businesses and consumer behavior on a massive scale. Both public and private sectors are fighting to slow the spread of the COVID-19 infection. 

March 24, 2020 - What Is the Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Affiliate Marketing?

The long-term economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak remain to be seen. But we can still try to evaluate how it will likely affect certain spheres of business such as affiliate marketing.

March 25, 2020 - CBD makers take stock of sales, strategy in coronavirus landscape

The coronavirus pandemic has upended the economic landscape and forced businesses of all sizes and industries to suspend operations, cancel events and furlough tens of thousands of workers.

March 26, 2020 - Coronavirus prompts spike in e-commerce sales of CBD, consumers seek higher dose products NA - https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

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March 26, 2020 - Is Cannabis Positioned To ‘Weather The Storm’ Of COVID-19?

Yes, Data And Tax Experts Declared At A Webinar This Week

March 27, 2020 - As The Economy Falters, Will Demand For Cannabis Continue To Rise?

In California and Colorado, sales are at an all-time high. What this means for an industry that was on the ropes.

March 23, 2020 - Watch This Intensive Care Specialist Give A Perfect Explanation Of Why You Should Stay At Home During The Coronavirus Outbreak

"If you are irresponsible enough to think that you don't mind if you don't get the flu, remember it's not about you, it's about everybody else."

April 4, 2020 - China mourns Covid-19 victims as Trump dismisses US face mask advice

Thousands of coronavirus ‘martyrs’ are remembered in China, and Trump says he won’t follow US advice that all people should wear face masks in public

April 2, 2020 - https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/02/estimote-launches-wearables-for-workplace-level-contact-tracing-for-COVID-19

Bluetooth location beacon startup Estimote has adapted its technological expertise to develop a new product designed specifically for curbing the spread of COVID-19.

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..4 things you should know about hand sanitizer

April 3, 2020 - China Enters The Next Phase of Its COVID-19 Outbreak: Suppression

There are now so few coronavirus cases in China that some days, authorities don't see any local transmission.

March 23, 2020 - China begins Phase I trial of Covid-19 vaccine

China has commenced a Phase I clinical trial of a vaccine against Covid-19, the infection caused by the novel coronavirus that is so far responsible for 341,700 infections and 14,750 deaths globally.

Feb 22, 2020 - 5 Million Cases Worldwide, 650,000 Deaths Annually

The Seasonal Flu Virus is a “Serious Concern”, But the Wuhan Coronavirus Grabs the Headlines

March 17, 2020

Exercise DEFENDER-Europe 20 Announcement - COVID-19 implications

April 1, 2020 - Hemp and the COVID-19 Relief Package

Does the federal COVID-19 relief package provide for hemp businesses?

March 31, 2020 - COVID-19: How cannabis companies are helping in the crisis

In today’s war on COVID-19, America’s $10.73 billion legal marijuana sector is rapidly redeploying assets to help fight SARS-CoV-2, with the goal of saving as many lives as possible.

March 30, 2020 - FDA okays Israeli drug for coronavirus treatment trials

Researchers hope drug can treat a condition that accounts for some 50% of coronavirus deaths

April 2, 2020 - World Bank Group Launches First Operations for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Emergency Health Support, Strengthening Developing Country Responses

Broader economic program would provide up to $160 billion over next 15 months

March 30, 2020 - Fact check: will Covid-19 fade in the summer

Experts weigh in on whether coronavirus will dissipate during the summer and warn against letting up on physical distancing

March 29, 2020 - White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

Officials have teamed up with medical supply companies to speed the arrival of masks, gloves, gowns and other goods.

March 27, 2020 - Coronavirus test kits withdrawn in Spain over poor accuracy rate

Batch with only 30% detection rate was bought by health officials from Chinese supplier

March 20, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Alerts Consumers About Unauthorized Fraudulent COVID-19 Test Kits

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is actively and aggressively monitoring the market for any firms marketing products with fraudulent coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic, prevention and treatment claims as part of our ongoing efforts to protect public health during this pandemic.

March 30, 2020 - COVID-19 insights & trends

To help you adjust to the rapidly changing environment, we want to arm you with insights and knowledge to make informed decisions.

March 31, 2020 - Desktop search is rising amid the work-from-home surge

Device usage is just one way consumer behavior is changing during the pandemic, says Microsoft Advertising.

April 4, 2020 - Social distancing works – just ask lobsters, ants and vampire bats

Social distancing to combat COVID-19 is profoundly impacting society, leaving many people wondering whether it will actually work. As disease ecologists, we know that nature has an answer.

April 1, 2020 - Long-Term Coronavirus Impacts on Cannabis

The arrival of the coronavirus, labeled COVID-19, is impacting every sector of the American economy, including the cannabis industry.

April 9, 2020 - coronavirus-covid-19-and-the-global-drinks-industry-just-drinks-timeline-free-to-access April 3, 2020 - https://www.nutraingredients.com/Article/2020/04/01/CBD-industry-group-introduces-safety-certification-scheme March 26, 2020 - Containing COVID-19 with a two-day workweek

A weekly cycle of 2 work days and 5 lockdown days can provide a good tradeoff between minimising health impact and maximising economic activity.

April 3, 2020 - Can Airbnb Survive Coronavirus?

The short-term rental market is reeling from the coronavirus-driven tourism collapse. Can the industry’s dominant player stage a comeback after lockdowns lift?

March 20, 2020 - INSIGHT: The Coronavirus Pandemic and Cannabis Consumer Behaviour

As of 19 March 2020, the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has swept through 169 countries, resulting in over 200,000 confirmed case reports worldwide. It has become the first disease outbreak since the H1N1 ‘swine flu’ to be officially classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic, and has resulted in numerous countries taking lockdown measures to limit the spread of the virus.

March 18, 2020 - food-tastewise-coronavirus-data-drinks

Israeli AI-powered food prediction and intelligence startup Tastewise released new data this week that examines which foods and drinks people are looking for during the coronavirus crisis. The information is aimed at helping the food and beverage industry better support shoppers.

April 10, 2020 - COVID-19-and-APAC-s-food-and-beverage-sector-All-our-coronavirus-news-in-one-place? April 19, 2020 - Food And Beverage Industry Hit Hard By Coronavirus Outbreak

Thousands of food service workers have been laid off. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Sean Kennedy of the National Restaurant Association, which is asking the White House for critical help.

March 24, 2020 - How could the coronavirus affect food and drink supplies?

While the biggest concern is undoubtedly the serious risk to public health, fears are also mounting over the potential impact on food and drink supplies

March 23, 2020 - How Is Coronavirus Impacting the Food Industry?

Coronavirus is affecting businesses across industries and across the globe, and the food industry is no exception.

NA, Retailers' and restaurants' sales continue plummeting amid the coronavirus pandemic March 20, 2020 - INSIGHT: The Coronavirus Pandemic and Cannabis Consumer Behaviour

As of 19 March 2020, the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has swept through 169 countries, resulting in over 200,000 confirmed case reports worldwide.

April 8, 2020 - Most NYC Covid-19 Cases Came From Europe, Genome Researchers Say

NYU scientists analyzed samples from 75 coronavirus patients Genome sequencers can track how a virus spreads around world

NA, Coronavirus statistics: tracking global public sentiment over time (updated weekly) April 30, 2020 - Coronavirus: what do scientists know about Covid-19 so far?

Medical researchers have been studying everything we know about Covid-19. What have they learned – and is it enough to halt the pandemic?

April 24, Why a Second Wave of Covid-19 Is Already a Worry

As authorities the world over consider when to lift economy-crippling movement restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus infections, the fear on everyone’s minds can be expressed in two words: second wave.