Coca Cola foundation awarded 13.5 million to five nonprofit organizations

The Coca Cola Foundation has donated $13.5 million to five non-profit organizations in the US fighting against Covid-19 and helping people and communities most impacted by Coronavirus. Many large businesses in the US are coming forward to provide financial support to organizations fighting Covid-19. beverage giant Coca Cola has also announced financial support for non-profits … Read more

Nike closes stores, commits 15 million to Covid-19 community response

Nike has announced it is closing stores across several countries including the US, Canada, Australia, and Newzealand and committed more than $15 million to Covid-19 response efforts in the US and local communities overseas where Nike employees live and work. It has also taken additional steps to protect its employees from Coronavirus. Responding to the … Read more

Starbucks moves to a drive-through-only model for at least two weeks

In a letter to its staff, Starbucks announced on March 20 that it was moving to a drive-through-only model for at least two weeks in the United States. The company also confirmed expanded catastrophe pay for its staff. In its annual virtual shareholder’s meeting, the company announced continued recovery in China. Coronavirus has led to … Read more

Sonia Gandhi issues press statement on fighting Coronavirus

Sonia Gandhi today issued a press statement on fighting Coronavirus in which she emphasized the need for all to stand united. President of the Indian National Congress noted that the scarcity of PPEs and the lack of information as well as uncertainty surrounding the issue were making the situation complex. Apart from suggesting that prevention … Read more

Israeli team develops a test kit for Coronavirus to test several at once

The new pooling method developed by an Israeli team allows testing even the people with no symptoms and to carry out the tests on dozens of samples at once. It can significantly accelerate the rate at which tests for Coronavirus are being carried out. Israeli researchers at Technion University and Ramban Health Care Campus have … Read more