Month: April 2020

Omar Rodriguez, works at the funeral home, counts the caskets with full of Covid-19 dead bodies at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home in Queens, New York City, United States on April 29, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images It is “unconscionable” and “absolutely unacceptable” that a Brooklyn funeral home left corpses
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a Los Angeles County Health Department press conference on the novel coronavirus, (COVID-19)on March 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Robyn Beck | AFP | Getty Images Los Angeles became the first city in the U.S. to offer coronavirus testing for anyone regardless of whether they have symptoms,
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Appetite, hunger and cravings can cause even the best dieter discomfort. If left unattended, these can quickly lead to the dieting state we call ‘hangry.’ You know the feeling…hungry, irritable and in need of relief. This condition can lead to diet meltdown. Instead of letting the feeling pass or eating something smart, one gorges on anything and everything
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Elias Kordelakos photography | Flickr | Getty Images Italy’s credit rating has been downgraded to one notch above junk level by Fitch ratings agency as the coronavirus hurts Italy’s already fragile economy further. Fitch downgraded Italy’s credit rating from ‘BBB’ to ‘BBB-‘, just one level above its junk rating, reflecting increasing doubts around Italy’s credit-worthiness
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 3,113,447. Global deaths: At least 216,930. Most cases reported: United States (1,011,877), Spain (232,128), Italy (201,505), France (169,053), and United Kingdom (162,350).  The data above was compiled by Johns
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Singapore’s new contact tracing app, TraceTogether, which is being used as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus in the city-state. Catherine Lai | AFP via Getty Images One of the most ambitious projects in Apple history launched in less than a month, and was driven by just a handful of employees.  In mid-March, with
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The U.S. is not even “remotely prepared” to re-open, an expert said on Tuesday as some states are set to lift lockdowns that had been imposed to contain the coronavirus outbreak. “We’re not remotely prepared neither in terms of the epidemiology of the outbreak in the United States, nor in terms of our preparedness capacities
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Are you a Fledgling Fat Fighter or a Fitness Authority? Take our Thintelligence test and see! Following is a list of fitness facts and falsehoods. Can you tell which statements are true and which ones are false?See below for answers. Aerobics burn more calories than weight training. The elliptical trainer is the best health club
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European markets are expected to open higher Monday as investors around the world await central bank meetings this week that could decide further stimulus measures to reboot economies deeply damaged by the coronavirus pandemic. London’s FTSE is seen 77 points higher at 5,827, Germany’s DAX is seen 210 points higher at 10,555, France’s CAC 40 is seen
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 2.8 million Global deaths: At least 202,668 Most cases reported: United States (936,616), Spain (223,759), Italy (195,351), France (161,644), and Germany (156,418).  The data above was compiled
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives his a press briefing about the coronavirus crisis on April 17, 2020 in Albany, New York. Matthew Cavanaugh | Getty Images New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that the state is expanding diagnostic coronavirus testing to first responders, health care workers and essential employees and aims to provide
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 2,790,986. Global deaths: At least 195,920. Most cases reported: United States (890,524), Spain (219,764), Italy (192,994), France (159,495), and Germany (154,545).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a press briefing about the coronavirus crisis at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Northwell Health in Manhasset, NY. Ron Adar | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the U.S. was too slow to respond to the coronavirus outbreak as it was proliferating
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As the number of U.S. deaths swiftly approaches 50,000, attention has turned to states that are attempting to reopen to spur economic growth. Some U.S. governors have begun easing restrictions despite warnings from world health officials that it may be too soon to do so without sparking a second wave of Covid-19 infections. This is CNBC’s
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Dr. Craig Spencer, the New York City doctor who survived Ebola, on Thursday stressed the importance of relying on scientific studies to determine the effectiveness of potential Covid-19 treatments. “We’re looking for anything, because otherwise we don’t have much other than high-quality critical care and good medicine,” Spencer said on CNBC’s “Closing Bell.”  “What we
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This week I wanted to share a full-body circuit workout that requires only your bodyweight and no gym. This quick and efficient circuit will keep your metabolism fired up and your body burning fat all day long! Since I’m a working mom with limited time, it is all about getting in an efficient workout in the least amount of time possible.
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Glow Wellness | Getty Images Gyms in China‘s capital city of Beijing were forced to close again over the weekend, adding pressure to an industry that’s already seen the collapse of thousands of fitness businesses nationwide. The coronavirus, which emerged late last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has swept across the country and only started
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