Dozens of bike shop owners across the country say there's been a sharp spike in the number of bike repairs and sales, with essential workers being the primary customer. Some owners are saying dozens of families and individuals are also bringing in their old-forgotten bike for repairs way more than usual, in fact, they haven't seen business like this in years.
The demand for food assistance has surged since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. America’s food banks have reported a 50-percent increase in the number of people they have served compared to the same time last year, according to Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization.
Progress is being made towards a viable vaccine for the coronavirus say researchers at a Philadelphia-based pharmaceutical company. Inovio Pharmaceuticals along with the University of Pennsylvania’s research facility, the Wistar Institute have been working on the vaccine as early as this past January. Originally reported by Fox News, the vaccine was fast-tracked into development after the Chinese Government made the genome sequencing of COVID-19 public.
Developing a long-term lesson plan for students to take home is just one of the impediments some schools are facing amidst the Coronavirus outbreak. The rapid closure of over 30,000 schools nationwide across the U.S. in response to the COVID-19 virus has left school officials adrift, many searching for ways to teach students directly online.