Some companies are rushing workers back to the office. Others are still holding off: It’s been 15 long months since millions of workers left their offices and set up makeshift desks at home. See more here.
- Add ‘AC unit supply’ to the list of things affected by pandemic | Along with the high call volume HVAC companies expect at this time of year, they’re dealing with dwindling supplies of air conditioning units brought on by the pandemic.
- As the pandemic continues to slow, the fight against ‘long hauler’ conditions persist | Dr. Michael Saag normally cares for COVID-19 patients, but early in the pandemic, he became a patient. Now, he has joined the ranks with lingering symptoms from a condition doctors are still trying to understand.
- Poll finds surprising number of Californians still won’t unmask outdoors | A poll from Survey USA and KABC released Wednesday shows that most Californians support the decision to fully reopen the state on June 15, and also still plan to wear masks indoors.
- White House investing billions for COVID-19 antiviral medicines | The Biden administration on Thursday announced it would invest more than $3 billion from the American Rescue Plan to accelerate the discovery, development and manufacturing of COVID-19 antiviral medicines — ideally, like a pill someone could easily take at home early in an illness.