Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 23, 2020: Extreme wildfire activity pushes the East Troublesome and Cameron Peak wildfires within 10 miles of each other – and other news.
Emergency Management News
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that he was easing restrictions slightly in some coronavirus hot spots in New York City, but adding them in areas along the Pennsylvania border.
Spain became the first country in western Europe to accumulate more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 infections on Wednesday as the nation of 47 million struggles to contain a resurgence of the virus.
Hospitals across the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 21, 2020: Concerns over a tanker in the Gulf of Paria have prompted calls for action – and other news.
Drugstore giant CVS Health will hire 15,000 full and part-time workers as the company braces for an influx of customer needs during seasonal influenza season and the ongoing pandemic of Covid-19.
Nearly 3,000 people were forced to flee from a fast-moving fire in north-central Colorado and authorities believe a large number of homes were destroyed.
A self-driving car could get sideswiped by another car, and the AI might be oblivious that this kind of car collision has even occurred.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 19, 2020: High winds and dry fuels hamper firefighters on the Cameron Peak Fire – and other news.
China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company providing another free to students going abroad.