Day: October 13, 2021

Using ‘pooled’ samples for COVID-19 testing can be cheaper and just as effective

So-called ‘pooled testing’ of samples for COVID-19 instead of individually evaluating them can be faster, cheaper and just as accurate, a new study finds. Researchers from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, evaluated the effectiveness of pooled testing among the school’s residential population.  Pool testing is […]

There’s a crisis in the economy, the government should pay people to go to work, says Barry Sternlicht

The shrinking U.S. workforce during the Covid pandemic is “going to cripple” the economic recovery, billionaire investor and businessman Barry Sternlicht warned Wednesday. The founder of Starwood Capital Group, which operates hotels as part of its broader portfolio, said the federal government should pay people […]