business news in context, analysis with attitude

Random and illustrative stories about the global pandemic and how businesses and various business sectors are trying to recover from it, with brief, occasional, italicized and sometimes gratuitous commentary…

•  In the United States, there now have been a total of 80,917,522 Covid-19 coronavirus cases, with 54,753,181 reported recoveries and 984,020 deaths - that's approximately 3,000 deaths since Friday, almost all of which could have been avoided.

Globally, there have been 446,988,237 total cases, with 380,271,192 reported recoveries and 6,022,392 fatalities.   (Source.)

•  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 76.5 percent of the total US population has received at least one dose of vaccine … 65.1 percent are fully vaccinated … and 44 percent has received a vaccine booster dose.