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MOSCOW – Bells tolled in Madrid’s deserted central square and flags were lowered in a day of mourning Monday as Spain raced to build field hospitals to treat an onslaught of coronavirus patients. In the U.S., the government’s top infectious-disease expert warned that smaller cities are about to see cases “take off” the way they …

Johnson & Johnson said Monday human testing of its experimental vaccine for the coronavirus would begin by September and that it could be available for emergency use authorization in early 2021. J&J also said it has committed more than $1 billion of investment along with U.S. agency Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, which is …

Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Three months ago, no one knew that SARS-CoV-2 existed. Now the virus has spread to almost every country, infecting at least 446,000 people whom we know about, and many more whom we do not. It has …

Along Lowest Greenville on Greenville Avenue in Dallas, some businesses are doing what they can with take-out orders to try and keep revenue coming in. “I feel like every 24 hours you kind of wake up and it’s still a dream almost,” owner of Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Sammy Mandell said. “It’s just very surreal …

Tyson Foods, Inc., has hired an outside service provider to accelerate the transformation of the company’s digital technology capabilities and reduce costs. “The speed and scale of new technology presents a huge opportunity for us,” said Scott Spradley, chief technology officer for Tyson Foods. “While we’ve made significant progress over the past two years enhancing …

Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. China is willing to offer help to the U.S. in controlling the coronavirus, President Xi Jinping told his counterpart Donald Trump after weeks of rising tensions. The World Health …

Since the engineering firm Dyson unveiled a prototype ventilator that it said could help arm the NHS for a surge in Covid-19 patients, there has been scepticism about its role. The billionaire entrepreneur Sir James Dyson is better known for his bagless vacuum cleaners, his backing for Brexit and more recently an attempt to build …

At least one La Jolla real estate broker is looking for some long-term benefits to come out of the emergency measures he and others are taking to get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch for real estate agents and other businesses to latch onto and embrace technology like never before after sampling it as they hunkered …

Thousands of small businesses in Ontario may be inadvertently breaking the law when they lay off their employees due to COVID-19 slowdowns or closures, according to an employment expert. Toronto employment lawyer Stuart Rudner told the Star that many businesses don’t have the right to lay their employees off, and he thinks there may be …

Healthcare workers around the country have expressed concern about difficulties in attaining enough critical supplies, such as masks, gloves and ventilators, to deal with the influx of patients suffering from the highly contagious virus. Ford said it will work with 3M (MMM) to produce a new kind of Powered Air-Purifying Respirator for healthcare workers, while …