COVID-19
Below is a collection of our content on the topic of COVID-19.
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan. Photo by Bloomberg

Biden Administration to Sanction Russia Over SolarWinds Hack

Feb. 23, 2021 · 2:40 PM PST
Sanctions and other punishments will aim to show Russia that its longstanding campaign of cyberattacks won't be tolerated.
Clockwise from top-left: Alicia Boler Davis, Dilip Kumar, Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec and Rohit Prasad. Photos by Bloomberg

Amazon Sues NY AG Over Covid Demands

Feb. 12, 2021 · 12:53 PM PST
Amazon is suing the New York state attorney general over her office’s probe into its Covid-19 response.

Fourteen Healthcare Providers Form Startup to Analyze Patient Data

Feb. 11, 2021 · 10:57 AM PST
Fourteen top U.S healthcare providers said they’ve created a new startup called Truveta to analyze anonymous patient health data.
A worker at a cell center in South Africa last July. Photo by Bloomberg
Bird and Lime scooters in downtown San Jose, Calif. Photo: Bloomberg
SoftWear Automation CEO Raj Rajan. Photo provided by the company

Amazon Offers to Help Biden Distribute Vaccines

Jan. 20, 2021 · 1:13 PM PST
In a letter to President Joseph Biden, Amazon offered to aid the new administration in its efforts to vaccinate 100 million Americans.
Hipcamp campers at a  site in Maryland last year. Photo: AP
Hinge Health co-founders Daniel Perez (left) and Gabriel Mecklenburg. Photo courtesy of Hinge Health

Eventbrite Used for Vaccine Appointments in Florida

Jan. 5, 2021 · 11:45 AM PST
County health departments enlisted the event platform to deal with the surge in demand for vaccininations.
A pedestrian near the Times Square area of New York, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 31. Photo: Bloomberg
Photos: Bloomberg. Art illustration by Jesse Howe.

Senate Leader McConnell Ties Stimulus Checks to Section 230 Repeal

Dec. 29, 2020 · 3:36 PM PST
Silicon Valley is caught in the middle as the Republican leader plays politics with Covid-19 relief payments.
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Chart by Jesse Howe
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan last year. Photo by Bloomberg

Amazon Germany Facility Sees Mass Coronavirus Outbreak

Dec. 22, 2020 · 10:04 AM PST
An Amazon distribution center in the German region of Hannover has been hit by a mass coronavirus outbreak.