Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport passenger traffic surged again in 2022 – The Business Journals

More than 31 million passengers passed through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last year, a jump of about a quarter from 2021, according to data released Monday.That puts MSP’s 2022 traffic at about 79% of the record-breaking, pre-pandemic 2019, when the airport saw nearly 40 million air travelers, according to a report from the Metropolitan Airports […]

Long covid: Woman turns to photography for restoration – BBC

A long Covid sufferer is using photography to help her live with the condition.Tania McCrea-Steele says she has had three Covid infections and 13 immobilising relapses since she first caught the virus in March 2020.The 47-year-old, from Wiltshire, said she struggled to get support on the NHS and could not afford to pay for private […]

Covid support measures 'saved 40,000 jobs' – BBC

Northern Ireland would have 40,000 fewer people in work if pandemic support measures had not been introduced, economists have estimated.Ulster University's Economic Policy Centre has attempted to quantify what would have happened if businesses and consumers were not helped.It estimates the output of the Northern Ireland economy would be 4.3% below its current level.It adds […]

The long reach of missing Covid-19 race and ethnicity data – STAT – STAT

Biotech & PharmaHealth TechBusiness & PolicyHealth & ScienceTeamExclusive analysis of biotech, pharma, and the life sciencesTopicsColumnsToolsEventsTeamAccountMoreFollow UsBy Jennifer W. Tsai, Rohan Khazanchi and Emily LaflammeJan. 30, 2023At every stage of the Covid-19 pandemic, national reporting of racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 testing, diagnosis, disease severity, treatment, and vaccination by clinicians, public health organizations, and […]

$5.4 billion in covid aid may have gone to firms using suspect Social … – The Washington Post

Sign inThe U.S. government may have awarded roughly $5.4 billion in coronavirus aid to small businesses with potentially ineligible Social Security numbers, offering the latest indication that Washington’s haste earlier in the pandemic opened the door for widespread waste, fraud and abuse.The top watchdog overseeing stimulus spending — called the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, or […]

Biden Administration Plans to End Covid Public Health Emergency in May – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byThe end of the emergency, planned for May 11, will bring about a complex set of policy changes and signals a new chapter in the government’s pandemic response.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Sharon LaFraniere and Noah WeilandWASHINGTON […]