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Lockdowns worked, new research finds. Scientists estimate coronavirus measures stopped at least 60 million infections in the US and 3 million deaths in Europe.

New research from the University of California at Berkeley estimated that the US’s coronavirus lockdowns and other measures prevented about 60 million infections from March 3 to April 6. China’s preventive measures helped avoid an estimated 285 million infections, based on data from January 16 to March 5. At the […]
Lockdowns worked, new research finds. Scientists estimate coronavirus measures stopped at least 60 million infections in the US and 3 million deaths in Europe.
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Office Depot and Staples employees say their stores’ ‘essential’ designation is misleading as they sell out of cleaning and work products

Office supply stores like Staples and Office Depot consider themselves essential businesses and are staying open amid coronavirus shutdowns. In leaked internal memos, both companies said that they are essential because they sell cleaning and work-from-home-enabling products and support hospitals and healthcare providers. Both retailers are operating with reduced hours. […]
Office Depot and Staples employees say their stores’ ‘essential’ designation is misleading as they sell out of cleaning and work products