Four tech workers got sick – one gravely ill – with COVID-19 after a conference where they interacted with customers, employees, and the public. Here’s how the company’s CEO responded to the crisis.

Nir Polak, CEO of Exabeam, was on a mountain when he learned that four of his employees had contracted COVID-19 after returning from a huge cybersecurity conference. The news affected Exabeam employees, customers, and the public, and Polak needed to snap into crisis mode to track the spread of the disease. One employee, Chris Tillett, […]

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Native Americans were promised $40 million to fight the coronavirus, but members of the Navajo Nation say they have yet to see the money, and they’re running out of resources

COVID-19 cases are surging among the Navajo community. American Indian healthcare providers are slated to receive $40 million in emergency funds to fight coronavirus, but they have not received it. “We’re barely getting bits and pieces,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Three weeks ago, the Navajo Nation […]

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Liquidity downgrades soar in March: Moody’s

March was one of the worst months for liquidity downgrades in 18 years, according to Moody’s Investors Service. In a recent report, the firm said its Moody’s Liquidity Stress Indicator jumped from 4.5% in February to 6.8% in March. Get The Full Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Charlie Munger in PDF. […]

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What it’s like inside the Central Park field hospital in New York City: ‘Our country is in a war’

The evangelical Christian humanitarian aid organization, Samaritan’s Purse, has been operating a field hospital in Central Park dedicated to COVID-19 patients since April 1. Kenneth Isaacs, a spokesperson for the organization, talked to Business Insider from the field, saying people are healing but estimates the apex is still a week and a half or two […]

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Authoritarian leaders are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to lock up dissenters and grab power, human rights experts warn

Under the premise of fighting the coronavirus, Hungary, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Cambodia, and Uganda are granting leaders sweeping powers. Human rights activists worry authoritarian leaders are simply using the pandemic to crack down on dissent and grab power. The risk of emergency measures threatening freedom is greatest in dictatorships and weak democracies “without effective parliamentary […]

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