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‘Would you risk your life for a bagel?’ A New Yorker’s guide to surviving the grocery store during the coronavirus pandemic
How to shop in the age of COVID-19 from a New Yorker who spent one hour in a supermarket buying two weeks’ worth of food.
How much exercise is OK during the coronavirus pandemic? What’s too risky?
Both too much and too little exercise are bad for you.
Should all Americans be wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus? Trump, Fauci are closer to saying yes
The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bosnia-Herzegovina now require people to wear masks in public, while Austria requires their use in grocery stores.
What we can learn from South Korea and Singapore’s efforts to stop coronavirus (besides wearing face masks)
South Korea has implemented aggressive contact-tracing apps to track a person’s detailed whereabouts.
A grim reminder that these women get paid less than men — even on the front lines of coronavirus
Female physicians and surgeons make nearly 12% less than their male counterparts, according to one recent analysis.
These mortgage borrowers will be ‘the first canary in the coal mine’ for a coronavirus-fueled foreclosure crisis, regulator says
Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria told CNBC that ‘it is certainly possible’ the number of delinquencies caused by the coronavirus outbreak could exceed the subprime mortgage crisis in some segments of the market.
Class of 2020 was to enter the strongest job market in 50 years — and now graduates’ earnings will lag peers’ for a decade
Researchers find that college graduates take jobs that pay less during a recession.
‘We needed each other in this crazy mess.’ Is it a good time to rescue a dog during the coronavirus lockdown?
Animal rescues are seeing a spike in adoptions and fosters, but what will happen when people eventually go back to work?
The shame of Premier League clubs cutting workers’ wages and asking for government cash while paying stars in full
Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has been criticized for leaning on government support to pay furloughed staff while continuing paying its £100,000-a-week-plus stars in full.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Millions of jobless Americans to apply for unemployment benefits for second straight week
If the 3.3 million spike in jobless claims in mid-March wasn’t shocking enough, the number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week is likely to soar even higher. Perhaps much higher.
American businesses are tapping their credit lines at the fastest pace ever
Under normal circumstances, robust use of commercial credit lines would be good for banks, but these are not normal circumstances.
‘This looks like operating in a war zone’: Italian doctor who treated Italy’s ‘Patient 1’ battles to save lives from coronavirus
‘We lose almost 4 pounds every day after every shift,’ says Roberto Rizzardi, the doctor who has run the ER of Italy’s San Matteo hospital, in Pavia, for 25 years.