Italian football bosses confirmed on March 26 that the national team's training center at Coverciano in Tuscany will be made available to local authorities for the treatment of coronavirus patients. Italy is now the global epicenter for the disease which now killed 7,503 in the country and infected almost 75,000. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic: Italian football opens national training center for COVID-19 patients
Animal assisted crisis response team training
On the first episode of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee since the rapid spread of COVID-19 plunged much of America into quarantine, the hygienic wisdom of the furry community is on display. Correspondent Amy Hoggart infiltrates a furry convention that took place earlier this month to interview people who are used to wearing protective covering over their entire bodies while interacting with others. … [Read more...] about Sam Bee looks to furries to guide us through the coronavirus crisis
Companies are changing their policies often, and the Just tracker will be updated multiple times a week with information directly from these companies as they make announcements about their updated policies and procedures. Omens says the tracker may expand as companies further implement changes. It’s also not just about keeping an eye on what companies are doing during the coronavirus crisis, when need is high, she says, but also about keeping them accountable as this crisis ends. “We know that the economy is not going to, you know, flip a switch back, so it’s really going to be important . . . that the investment in the workforce and their own workforces sort of continues in the long run, not just during this very specific period of time,” she says. … [Read more...] about How are the biggest companies treating their employees during the coronavirus crisis?
Those soaring unemployment claims show how stark the crisis is in the United States and how abysmal the government’s response has been. Other countries are helping employers make payroll and keep employees on staff. The United States is not. And while the Senate just passed a stimulus bill meant to offset this unprecedented blow to the economy, the benefits to struggling Americans are a temporary Band-Aid compared to the policies other countries are enacting to shore up their economies against the health crisis. This visualization throws the failing of our government into stark relief. … [Read more...] about The most powerful single image of the COVID-19 crisis yet
This time, facing an even bigger catastrophe, let’s get it right. Not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it might be the only way to survive. And that requires a holistic effort that depends on widespread cooperation at the personal and governmental level. Those states that best survive this crisis might be those “where government, civic, and private-sector leaders joined their strengths together in a spirit of self-sacrifice for the common good,” notes Archon Fung, professor of citizenship and self-government at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. … [Read more...] about To save capitalism from the COVID-19 crisis, we need to act more like socialists