An Israeli protester lifts a placard during a rally in Tel Aviv on April 25, to protest what the demonstrators consider threats to Israeli democracy. JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty ImagesIn March, Hungary became the first democracy to succumb to the coronavirus.
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LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hackers linked to Iran have targeted staff at U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc in recent weeks, according to publicly-available web archives reviewed by Reuters and three cybersecurity researchers, as the company races to deploy a treatment for the COVID-19 virus.
The elements of CARES 2, the next big coronavirus response bill, are finally emerging from the Democratic Congress, where at least the horrendous scope and urgency of the emergency seems to be recognized even if it’s not accompanied by urgency.
As hospitals were overrun by coronavirus patients in other parts of the world, the Army Corps of Engineers mobilized in the U.S., hiring private contractors to build emergency field hospitals around the country.
Syed Shah usually buys and sells stocks and currencies through his Interactive Brokers account, but he couldn’t resist trying his hand at some oil trading on April 20, the day prices plunged below zero for the first time ever.