WHO says young people appear to be causing coronavirus cases to surge in some countries

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images World Health Organization officials said Thursday that young people “letting down their guard” appear to be causing coronavirus cases […]

Restaurant transactions plateau as coronavirus cases surge

As coronavirus cases surge in the United States and many states reshutter indoor dining, restaurant transactions have plateaued.  The NPD Group tracks transactions at 75 restaurant chains that represent more than half of total U.S. commercial restaurant traffic....

Advocates push for farmworker protections as coronavirus cases surge

At farms across the country, workers are contracting Covid-19, sparking concerns about how to protect the low-wage laborers.  Millions of Americans are working from home after their governors told them to shelter in place, but farmworkers, grocery store employees and...

Toy sales up 19% in June, as online shopping surge continues

FamVeld | iStock | Getty Images In March, school lessons moved into the kitchen, after-school programs vanished and some parents were doing double duty, occupying children while they tried to work from home. Parents turned to toys as a way to fill the hours under...