Coronvirus (Covid-19) Marketing News

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Would a ‘SNAP’ program for broadband help bridge the homework divide?

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AT&T is increasing its investment in underserved markets, but a top executive says lawmakers need to modernize the 40-year-old Lifeline program, too. Sarah Kelsey is an instructional coordinator at Greenup County School District in eastern Kentucky. Her school population is mostly rural and internet access is limited. “The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a lot of unequal learning experiences for our students,” Kelsey said. “About 25 percent of our students don’t have access to internet, which is causing a great deal of students to fall behind.” Read Full Story

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What to know if you just got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

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Don’t worry. The first thing to understand is that the risk of blood clots seems to be extraordinarily low. I got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Monday afternoon, the same day that my California county opened up vaccinations to people under the age of 50. Twelve hours later, I woke up to the news that the CDC and FDA had recommended an immediate pause in the use of the vaccine as they investigate a potential link to a rare type of dangerous blood clots. What now? Read Full Story

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Amazon’s healthcare push is a threat—and an opportunity—for the industry

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The e-commerce giant recently announced a huge healthcare expansion. The rest of the industry will have to build more seamless, user-focused experiences to compete. That Amazon Prime membership could soon come with a free same-day doctor’s appointment. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that we need a robust digital healthcare system that extends from the doctor’s office into the home—and the e-commerce Goliath just jumped into the ring prepared to win it all. Read Full Story

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The FDA tells states to cease use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot fears

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So far there have been six reported cases of “a rare and severe type of blood clot” in those who have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to the FDA. It hasn’t been a good few weeks for COVID-19 vaccines. Over the last few weeks, a number of countries have drastically limited the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine due to blood clot fears in younger people. Now, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it is recommending all states pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to blood clotting issues as well. Read Full Story

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How to Find Old Tweets

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If you’re searching for an old tweet, there’s an easier way to find it than just scrolling through your timeline. This guide teaches you how. Why Finding Old Tweets Matters There are a million reasons you may want to uncover your own or someone else’s old tweets. Maybe you tweeted a brilliant business idea last year, but you can’t remember what it was. Perhaps you remember making a particularly witty comment and want to see how many retweets it got. It could even be something as simple as seeing what your now-favorite celebrity was tweeting about before they got famous. Finding old tweets could also be a case of saving face or saving your reputation. We’ve all said things we’re not proud of in the past. The trouble is the permanency of the internet means off-hand comments can be hard to escape. We’ve all seen stories of five-year-old tweets coming …

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4 signs it is time to move on from your current job

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If you’re starting to think you’re ready for a new job or role, here’s what to consider. As the months of the COVID-19 pandemic have worn on, lots of people have had time to reflect on their careers. For one thing, a lot of people have lost their jobs or have had to reorient their focus because of the influences of the pandemic on their work. For another, work has played a more central role in many people’s lives because social interactions and hobbies have been harder to pursue. Read Full Story

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Everything to know about Avelo Airlines, the new post-pandemic budget carrier

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The fare is so low, your bag pays more than you do. As the United States continues to inoculate its population at record pace, long-suffering airline companies are readying for an explosion of travel as cooped up Americans stretch their wings once again. Major carriers are canceling their flexible refund policies, unblocking their middle seats , packing their flight schedules, and haggling with government agencies over COVID-19 vaccine passports. And one plucky company is launching a brand-new budget carrier in the midst of the global pandemic. Read Full Story

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How U.S. schools proved Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine was safe

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In 1954, 1.3 million kids participated in a nationwide test that helped end one of the 20th century’s scariest threats. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines last December—a year after the coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, China—it was a dramatic piece of good news after one of the most disruptive years the country has ever experienced. Read Full Story

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Expedia’s Travel Advisor dashboards show international COVID-19 restrictions for almost every destination

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A simple tool reveals all the restrictions and safety measures in place that are required for your trip. Now that people are being vaccinated in greater numbers, many are thinking of traveling once again. But before you get on a plane, it’s important to check what travel restrictions are in place by your origin and destination countries. Do you need to be vaccinated to travel? Do you need to quarantine on arrival? Are there restrictions on the countries you have traveled to before you continue onwards? Read Full Story

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Herman Miller’s new office line is the anti-cubicle

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The new OE1 line embraces a more flexible, less prescriptive workplace. COVID-19 changed everything about work. And no one knows exactly what the office of tomorrow will look like—not even the storied American design brand Herman Miller, a company that has been furnishing offices for decades. Which is why the Herman Miller’s latest furniture collection is designed precisely for uncertainty. Read Full Story

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This calculator tells you how much your remote work is reducing your company’s emissions

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Ending your daily commute might lower your footprint—but not always. When businesses and schools shut down in Los Angeles a year ago for the pandemic, the city’s smoggy skies cleared and rush hour traffic disappeared . Pollution also shrank in other cities . It seemed like a sign of how much climate emissions and air pollution could drop if companies decided to let more employees work from home permanently. Read Full Story

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