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Cruise companies hire Dr. Scott Gottlieb, other coronavirus experts to help overcome ‘rough patch’

Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line have hired a panel of top health advisers to help overcome the “rough patch” caused when coronavirus outbreaks on ships brought the industry to a standstill, Norwegian CEO Frank Del Rio said Tuesday. The two cruise companies — and fierce rivals — created a joint panel of former public health… Read More »

Abu Dhabi acts to cushion the blow of coronavirus on UAE companies

An abra driver wears protective gloves and a face mask on March 18, 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Francois Nel | Getty Images Abu Dhabi is putting its development plans “on steroids” despite low oil prices and the global coronavirus outbreak, according to the chairman of the city’s department of economic development. “One of the most… Read More »

China invokes ‘force majeure’ to protect businesses — but the companies may be in for a ‘rude awakening’

Employees work on the production line of high-precision sheet aluminium at a factory of Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group Company Limited on November 23, 2019 in Zouping, Shandong Province of China. Tang Ke | VCG via Getty Images Widespread disruption brought on by the coronavirus outbreak has hammered global supply chains and spurred Chinese companies to declare “force… Read More »

Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All plan takes on health care companies – Axios

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All plan takes on every major health care industry — insurers, doctors, hospitals and drug companies — in her pursuit of expanding coverage and lowering costs for the middle class. Why it matters: We’ve never tried any cost containment measures that are remotely close to being as aggressive as Warren’s, and there… Read More »