News

Pfizer picks 4 US states to trial transporting its COVID-19 vaccine at temperatures far below freezing. It’s a key test of the ‘cold chain’ the vaccine will rely on.

Pfizer is piloting delivery options for its COVID-19 vaccine in Rhode Island, Texas, New Mexico, and Tennessee. The vaccine has to be shipped and stored at minus 94 degrees Fahrenheit, which poses major distribution challenges. Moderna’s vaccine, by comparison, can be stored in a fridge. The four states in the […]
Pfizer picks 4 US states to trial transporting its COVID-19 vaccine at temperatures far below freezing. It’s a key test of the ‘cold chain’ the vaccine will rely on.
Lifestyle

The states with and without travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus continues to spread, some US states have domestic travel restrictions in place. Some states are requiring those travelling from high-risk areas to fill out health forms and self-quarantine for 14 days once they arrive. Other states, like Florida and Colorado, have not imposed statewide travel restrictions. While […]
The states with and without travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic
Strategy

Infosys commits to 1,000 tech jobs in Rhode Island, adding to the state’s $45 million plan to retrain and reskill workers in partnership with Salesforce, Microsoft, and others

Rhode Island has a plan to use CARES Act funding to bring jobs back to the state. A private-public partnership called “Back to Work RI” will support displaced workers with critical training to help them navigate a job market upended by the coronavirus. The state is partnering on the $US45 […]
Infosys commits to 1,000 tech jobs in Rhode Island, adding to the state’s $45 million plan to retrain and reskill workers in partnership with Salesforce, Microsoft, and others
Lifestyle

A 130-year-old firehouse in Newport has been converted into a 4-bedroom home — and it just got a $1 million price cut. Take a look inside the ‘Chutes and Ladders’ house.

A historic four-bedroom Newport home nicknamed the “Chutes and Ladders” house is selling for $US3.45 million following a $US1.2 million price cut in May. Housed in a former 19th-century Rhode Island fire station, it comes with multiple staircases plus an elevator and working firepole. In 2009, the home received a […]
A 130-year-old firehouse in Newport has been converted into a 4-bedroom home — and it just got a $1 million price cut. Take a look inside the ‘Chutes and Ladders’ house.
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