PPP forgiveness changes coming for small businesses as Senate passes House bill
The U.S. Senate passed the House version of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) legislation Wednesday night, tripling the time allotted for small businesses and other PPP loan recipients to spend the funds and still qualify for forgiveness of the loans.
The Senate approval sends the House bill, called the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.
NYCC chiropractic college seeks to reopen in July for clinical training
A key element of becoming a licensed, professional chiropractor is hands-on, manipulative clinical training.
To make that happen for their students, New York Chiropractic College officials are asking to reopen part of their Route 89 campus for clinical training this summer, two months before it would be allowed to reopen under current coronavirus restrictions.
Some people might be more vulnerable to Covid-19 because of their genes, a new study says
Having Type A blood was linked to a 50% increase in the likelihood that a patient would need to get oxygen or to go on a ventilator, according to the new study.
It’s not the first time Type A blood has turned up as a possible risk. Chinese scientists who examined patient blood types also found that those with Type A were more likely to develop a serious case of Covid-19. No one knows why.
Forbes profile: The Joint chiropractic franchise
“Coming to The Joint, the concept was sound, but it had a couple of challenges. First, it was taking the franchise units 18 to 24 months to reach break even. Based on my background in small box retail, I knew we needed to get that break even to be between 6 to 9 months. We spent a lot of time focusing on how to improve the time to break even so our franchisees would not run out of cash.
The other two challenges were the corporate units. While corporate was very focused on these corporate-owned units, the franchisees stopped feeling the love.”
After 6 Months, Important Mysteries About Coronavirus Endure
The NYT reports that scientists have reached many conclusions about the virus and the illness it causes, from the importance of wearing masks to contain it, to the unusual range of symptoms it provokes — but there are major gaps in scientific knowledge about the virus.
Here are some of the things we don’t know yet:
- How many people have been infected.
- The amount of virus it takes to make you sick.
- Why some people get so much sicker than others.
- The role of children in spreading the virus.
- When or where the new coronavirus started spreading.
- How long you’ll be immune after infection.
Read more at nytimes.com/2020/06/01/health/coronavirus-mysteries.html.
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