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After losing a company to COVID, owners seek the next gig

As airlines slashed flights and furloughs appeared inevitable in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Mike Catania sensed there would be little need for a service that helped airline crews find short-term housing.

First guests arrive at British quarantine hotels

Britain’s newly established quarantine hotels received their first guests on Monday as the government tries to prevent new coronavirus variants from derailing a fast-moving vaccination drive that has delivered more than 15 million shots in ten weeks.

All those used delivery boxes are a hot commodity

Now, U.S. paper and cardboard mills are figuring out how to turn that trash into new toilet paper, coffee cups, paper towels and cardboard boxes. And they have more material to work with as people order more food and packages to their homes during the coronavirus.

How COVID-safe is dining in a restaurant's outdoor tent?

As restaurants gear up to extend outdoor dining in colder parts of the country, many are seating guests in enclosed and sometimes heated structures. But when it comes to virus transmission, is eating in covered outdoor setups less risky than inside?