Teachers say they are being removed from or moved down on standby lists at Walmart stores. The state says standby lists are to follow eligibility guidelines, and doses are not being wasted.
Salesforce won’t force workers to go into office post-COVID
Salesforce said its work-from-anywhere plan offers the company better ways to broaden its workforce to new geographies and new communities beyond “traditional city centers.”Read More
Indiana holding firm to vaccination by age group, not occupation
Pressure has been mounting to offer vaccines to teachers and other essential workers, but the state has been offering vaccines to people by age group, in descending order, with the goal of vaccinating the most elderly and vulnerable first.Read More
Slammed by pandemic losses, NCAA revenue shrinks by $600 million
The Indianapolis-based National Collegiate Athletic Association saw revenue fall by more than 50% in its latest fiscal year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but was able to minimize the damage thanks to its financial contingency plan, the organization said.Read More
Eli Lilly, Glaxo join forces to test COVID-19 antibody cocktail
GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology Inc. have teamed up with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. to test a combination of their COVID-19 antibody treatments to see whether they can better combat the virus and its variants together.Read More
The long-anticipated shot could offer the nation a third vaccine option and help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two.
The state said more than 482,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. More than 920,000 had received the first dose of a vaccination.
The price of an average new vehicle jumped 6% between January and December 2020, to a record $40,578, according to data from Edmunds.com. Yet, that increase was nothing next to what happened in the used market.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments were in contrast to the increasing optimism among many analysts that the economy will grow rapidly later this year. That outlook has also raised concerns, though, about a potential surge in inflation.
By the end of March, Pfizer and Moderna expect to have provided the U.S. government with a total of 220 million vaccine doses, up from the roughly 75 million shipped so far.
The decision means that schools will have to find ways to safely administer tests to tens of millions of students, many of whom are still learning remotely.
The company reiterated that it will have capacity to provide 100 million vaccine doses to the U.S. by the end of June. That supply will help government officials reach the goal of having enough injections to vaccinate most adult Americans later this year.
Under the Paycheck Protection Program, the administration is establishing a two-week window, starting Wednesday, in which only businesses with fewer than 20 employees—the overwhelming majority of small businesses—can apply for the forgivable loans.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose slightly, from 870 on Saturday to 878 on Sunday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The proposed ordinance, co-authored by councilors Keith Potts and John Barth, would impose several restrictions on third-party delivery services such as UberEats, GrubHub and DoorDash.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 888 new cases of COVID-19, the fifth time in the past seven days that cases have fallen below 1,000.
The state said more than 424,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Saturday at 5 a.m. More than 880,000 had received the first dose of a vaccination.
The ripple effects are expected to stretch into next week while states await delayed shipments and scramble to get their vaccination efforts back on track.
With the entire tournament taking place in or near Indianapolis, there is no reason for the four geographic regions that have been a part of past NCAA brackets. The NCAA doesn’t have to ensure the best teams play closer to home.
Scaling up production of formerly niche substances such as lipid nanoparticles for a global vaccine drive has been among the most complex challenges behind the effort.