Coronavirus is having a major effect on Chinese manufacturing in the short-term, but the long-term effects remain uncertain as the virus continues to have a global impact.
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The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's Monthly Confidence Index for dropped more than 20% to 46.0.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is being used as bait in email spam attacks on targets around the globe by using the promise of information or a cure to fool people.
Manufacturing orders dropped by a third in January 2020 as anxiety about the coronavirus outbreak, as well as other manufacturing challenges, threaten to weigh down on general economic optimism.
Many manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned with Covid-19 breakouts on the production floor. There are ways to improve worker safety through preventive best practices and proper preparation.
The supply chain is being impacted by coronavirus, but manufacturers can keep their supply chain going by improving visibility and taking advantage of automation technologies.
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The National Safety Council urges employers to assess their risk of exposure and ensure procedures are in place to effectively control transmission.
WPI researchers have reconstructed a 3D model of novel coronavirus and are hoping to use the findings to provide research community with greater understanding of infection spread and possible treatment.