Most nations are slashing growth expectations and global financial groups are stepping in to prop up unstable economies.
As jobs are wiped out, people grasp for the few available opportunities. Walmart says it received more than one million applicants for mostly temporary or part-time jobs it is offering. It hired 150,000 and is looking to hire 50,000 more.
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And even as social media companies fight disinformation campaigns about the virus, they are trying to navigate uncharted waters. Mark Zuckerberg says employees will be working remotely at least until the end of May.