No evidence Ibuprofen is dangerous to coronavirus patients

On March 14, France’s health minister created a stir after suggesting that Ibuprofen could be dangerous for COVID-19 patients, and paracetamol, commonly referred to as acetaminophen, should be used instead. This news came from anecdotal cases of complications among young patients that had used ibuprofen. As a result, in some regions of the world, acetaminophen […]

Stock futures sink as coronavirus cases top 700,000 globally

Stocks futures kicked off the overnight session lower on Sunday as market participants continued tracking the spread of the coronavirus and the daily life disruptions it has invoked around the world. Cases of the coronavirus climbed further over the weekend, topping...

Cigna becomes second major insurer to cover treatment costs

Cigna (CI) has announced it will cover treatment for all its COVID-19 patients, including in-network and out-of-network, through May 31, making it the first major insurer to announce such broad coverage amid the global pandemic. The coverage is valid for commercially...

‘I don’t think you can buy the virus off’

The economic reality of the coronavirus pandemic is beginning to settle in as the damage is becoming confirmed by government data. In response, policymakers have unleashed unprecedented amounts of monetary and fiscal stimulus and aid to bolster the world’s largest...

Launch ‘the biggest infrastructure program of all time now’

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman, the CEO of hedge fund firm Pershing Square Capital, is now calling on President Trump to unleash a massive infrastructure program to bolster the U.S. economy that’s reeling from COVID-19.  “Mr. President, why don’t...