Tag Archives: Pandemic

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »

New planes, training and hiring: Airlines are planning for a rebound after dismal pandemic year

United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport on March 13, 2019 in Burlingame, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images U.S. airlines are laying the groundwork for a travel rebound that still looks months, if not years, away. Some carriers are buying new planes, while others are training pilots and… Read More »

SalesTrip defies effects of pandemic on business travel with seed investment round

Company closes $ 1.4m seed round led by Floreat Group Reports YOY growth of 250% with record year of customer acquisition 15th January 2021, London: SalesTrip, an expense management and travel booking software company, today announces it has raised $ 1.4m in seed funding. Led by Floreat Group, an independent and privately held group, investment… Read More »

Pandemic leave pay for COVID-free WA

Western Australians are now eligible for a $ 1500-per-fortnight government payment if they need to isolate or need to care for someone with COVID-19, despite having no community transmission in the state for more than five months. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Mark McGowan announced the deal in a joint statement on Wednesday, noting… Read More »