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Supply Chain Shifts Post-Pandemic | PYMNTS.com

Post-pandemic, digital dollars will make their way across supply chains drastically reconfigured, and China will be out of the picture as the dominant U.S. trading partner.

Maybe only a little of that will be true. The digital dollars part, at least.

In an interview with Karen Webster, Dr. Paul Sheard, senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School, said that COVID-19 has exposed some fundamental vulnerabilities in how goods travel the world.

But we may not see as drastic a shift toward reshoring, here in the U.S., as some might expect.

“The idea that supply chains could be disrupted because goods may stop flowing or borders may close – we didn’t really need to worry about that too much in the past,” noted Sheard.

The coronavirus changed all of that, of course.

Where We Are Now

At a high level, according to Sheard, the “sheer

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  • October 23, 2020
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All-time record heat across Southern California fuels fires, threatens power supply

A blazing sun silhouettes power lines in North Long Beach ahead of the Labor Day weekend's historic heat wave. <span class="copyright">(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)</span>
A blazing sun silhouettes power lines in North Long Beach ahead of the Labor Day weekend’s historic heat wave. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

An epic Southern California heat wave crested Sunday with numerous all-time high temperature records set, including a 121-degree reading in Woodland Hills that marked a historic milestone for Los Angeles County.

The broiling temperatures put extreme pressure on the power grid, with malfunctions leaving thousands without power and officials warning that rolling blackouts could affect millions of customers.

It also fueled a series of fast-moving brush fires across the region, including one in Angeles National Forest near Duarte that broke out Sunday afternoon and forced Labor Day weekend visitors to flee.

In San Bernardino County, the El Dorado fire near Yucaipa had burned more than 3,000 acres and forced evacuations in some communities. To the south in San Diego County, the Valley fire in the

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  • September 7, 2020
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All-time record heat across South California fuels fires, threatens power supply

A blazing sun silhouettes power lines in North Long Beach ahead of this Labor Day weekend's historic heatwave. <span class="copyright">(Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)</span>
A blazing sun silhouettes power lines in North Long Beach ahead of this Labor Day weekend’s historic heatwave. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)

An epic Southern California heat wave crested Sunday with numerous all-time high temperature records set, including a 121-degree reading in Woodland Hills that marked a historic milestone for Los Angeles County.

The broiling temperatures put extreme pressure on the power grid, with malfunctions leaving thousands without power and officials warning that rolling blackouts that could affect millions of customers.

It also fueled a series of fast-moving brush fires across the region, including one in Angeles National Forest near Duarte that broke out Sunday afternoon and forced Labor Day weekend visitors to flee.

Another big fire near Yucaipa had burned more than 3,000 acres and forced evacuations in some communities. To the south in San Diego County, the Valley fire in the rural back country had burned 5,300 acres

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  • September 7, 2020
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Virus curve is seeing an ‘uptick’, supply of first approved virus drug Remdesivir ‘not plentiful’, Dr. Tam warns

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety

Currently, there are more than 114,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Canada and nearly 8,800 deaths.

Check back for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Canada.

For a full archive of the first month of the pandemic, please check our archive of events.

July 28

2:00 p.m.: Ontario continues to invest in long-term care homes, premier teases Stage 3 update

Ontario Premier Doug Ford

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Supply of first approved virus drug Remdesivir ‘not plentiful’, Dr. Tam warns

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety

Currently, there are more than 114,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Canada and nearly 8,800 deaths.

Check back for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Canada.

For a full archive of the first month of the pandemic, please check our archive of events.

July 28

2:00 p.m.: Ontario continues to invest in long-term care homes, premier teases Stage 3 update

Ontario Premier Doug Ford

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Supply of first approved virus drug Remdesivir ‘not plentiful,’ Dr. Tam warns

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety

Currently, there are more than 114,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Canada and nearly 8,800 deaths.

Check back for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Canada.

For a full archive of the first month of the pandemic, please check our archive of events.

July 28

12:40 p.m.: ‘Very limited’ supply of COVID-19 treatment drug

Following the announcement that Health Canada has authorized remdesivir to

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