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Buttigieg: We’ll See Inflationary COVID ‘Shock Waves’ ‘for Quite Some Time’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stated that while the Biden administration is using every tool it can to fight inflation, “if you just consider the magnitude of the shock that the pandemic created, we’re going to continue seeing those shock waves reverberate through our economy, I think, for quite some time.”

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WH Economic Adviser Rouse: We Misjudged Inflation Because Thinking ‘Was Tied to the Pandemic’ – We’re ‘Still in the Midst of’ Pandemic

On Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Cecilia Rouse stated that the White House incorrectly predicted inflation wouldn’t be a long-term issue because “what we understood about inflation at the time was it was tied to the pandemic. We are still in the midst of this pandemic.” And because Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused economic problems.

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Uber First Ride-Sharing Service to Announce Lifting of Mask Mandate

Uber is the first ride-sharing service to announce it is lifting its coronavirus mask mandate for drivers and passengers after a federal judge in Florida struck down the order the Joe Biden administration put it into affect in the first days of his presidency, as Breitbart News reported.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19: A man drives a for-hire vehicle through Times Square, March 19, 2019 in New York City. Lyft, the popular ride-hailing service and competitor to Uber, is planning its initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ stock exchange in the coming weeks. Lyft is projecting …

Covid Forever: Austria Already Set to Bring Back Mask Mandate

Just two weeks after lifting indoor mask mandates, the Austrian government is set to reintroduce the mandates this week after a surge in Chinese coronavirus cases. Austrian Health Minister Johannes Rauch has announced that mandatory indoor mask-wearing will resume across Austria

A sign standing at Stephansplatz square in Vienna, Austria, indicates that wearing FFP2 face masks is compulsory, on April 1, 2021, amid the novel coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. - The Austrian capital Vienna and two neighbouring regions entered a temporary lockdown over the Easter holiday, in a bid to ease …