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…

•  Here are the US Covid-19 coronavirus numbers:  81,900,012 total cases … 1,009,390 deaths … and 65,968,467 reported recoveries.

The global numbers:  494,287,348 total cases … 6,184,360 fatalities … and 429,922,747 reported recoveries.   (Source.)

•  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 77.1 percent of the total US population has received at least one dose of vaccine … 65.6 percent are fully vaccinated … and 45 percent of fully vaccinated people have received a vaccine booster dose.