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Source: The Boston Globe
...the researchers estimate that 1 percent of cases have been fatal...roughly 10 times the fatality rate of the seasonal flu.
Source: Chicago Booth Review
...the impact of certain interventions on fruit and vegetable consumption is not well established.
Source: The Enterprisers Project (Opinion Piece)
COVID-19 gives bad actors new opportunities: Now's the time for executive leadership to focus on security.
Source: The New York Times
Remdesivir...will be distributed under an unusual agreement with the federal government.
Source: Marketplace | Morning Report
[Prof.] Schmidt found the biggest loans went to the professional and technical services sector — lots of remote workers, fewer jobs lost.
Source: Expansión (Mexico)
¿Cuándo llegará la vacuna contra el coronavirus? Es la pregunta que todo el mundo se hace, y también la que más escucha el mexicano Andrey Zarur.
MIT Sloan Experts
Insights and commentary from MIT Sloan experts
Sr. Lecturer Ben Shields discusses the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis for teams, leagues, players and fans in this installment of the MIT Sloan Experts Series.
Panic buying and hoarding are once again in the news, as fear induced by the pandemic strikes across the world. Why is this happening and what can we do about it? Is hoarding a rational, if anti‐social, response to scarcity, or an emotional reaction driven by fear and panic?
Join the #Overload Twitter chat with Erin Kelly on May 6 to discuss workplace burnout and what we can do about it
To learn more about how companies can adopt healthier practices, tune into the Overload Twitter Chat on Wednesday, May 6 at 11 a.m. ET. Use the hashtags to ask your questions and share your experiences and ideas on how to combat workplace burnout.
Why do companies with such high demand lose so much money?
There has never been a highly touted technology that didn’t come with unexpected ill-effects. Still, that hasn’t stopped tech-hounds from glorifying the possibilities of 5G even while they ignore the potential downsides and multiple risks.
MIT Sloan finance faculty write in support of a stimulus package that focuses on combating the Coronavirus pandemic directly as well as helping economically vulnerable households and small businesses which are most affected by the pandemic. However, unrestricted cash injection into large corporation...
"We must be antifragile," writes Bill Aulet. "This is at the core of what we strive to do as entrepreneurship educators: create antifragile humans and teams."