Month: December 2020

(CNN) — It was a fitting place for an industry in need of a miracle. In October, Air Belgium moved two planes to Lourdes, the Catholic sanctuary in France, to park up for the winter. The planes — both Airbus A340-300s, of which the airline only has four in total — have been parked at
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The lack of Covid testing capacity in the United States could mean the new, highly transmissible coronavirus strain that first emerged in the United Kingdom is already working its way through communities across the U.S. That’s according to Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, the medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center. “To find
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A look at what will trend in 2021. Pinterest recently released its seventh annual Pinterest Predicts report, providing a look into what people around the world have been searching for in 2020 and what it could mean for trends in travel, health and wellbeing, beauty, home décor, special events, parenting, fashion, food and beverage, finance
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Japanese citizens and foreign residents can still enter, but they’re required to self-quarantine for 14 days, according to Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK. The move came after the Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday confirmed two new cases of Covid-19 variant involving people who recently returned from the UK. The two new cases were the first to
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The coronavirus has made Americans appreciate just how essential the food industry is while simultaneously exposing its weakest parts. As America’s largest employer, the food industry saw millions of workers suddenly land on the frontlines of the pandemic at supermarkets, slaughterhouses, food plants, farms and restaurants. Although there were fresh beef shortages at Wendy’s and
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American Airlines flight 718, the first U.S. Boeing 737 MAX commercial flight since regulators lifted a 20-month grounding in November, takes off from Miami, Florida, December 29, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters American Airlines expects the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to continue to weigh on demand and schedules into 2021, the carrier’s president said
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Philip Udeh, Founder of Füd Vitamin Energy Courtesy of Füd Vitamin Energy Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease affecting red blood cells, which can cause symptoms such as chronic fatigue, organ failure, and episodes of extreme pain called crises. It is one of the most common hereditary diseases globally, most prevalent amongst people of
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JPMorgan Chase has agreed to purchase the credit card rewards and travel operations of a former partner to bolster its loyalty program, CNBC has learned. The bank agreed Monday to acquire the technology platforms, travel agency, gift card and points businesses of cxLoyalty Group, a privately-held Stamford, Connecticut-based company, according to a person with direct
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