Coronavirus daily news updates, September 24: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Lenore Staats

Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Thursday, September 24, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources.

United Nations leaders gathering at a virtual summit this week are hoping a coronavirus vaccine will be affordable to all countries, rich and poor, and some say they’re concerned that the U.S., China and Russia have opted out of the collaborative effort.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump said Wednesday the White House might reject a plan

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Lawmakers approve funding for hospitals, landlords, farmers

Lenore Staats

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hospitals, veterans’ centers, farmers and landlords in Mississippi would receive money to respond to the coronavirus pandemic under bills passed by state lawmakers Thursday night.

Members of the Mississippi House and Senate returned to the Capitol on Thursday to reallocate some of the COVID-19 relief money the state received from the federal government.

Like many other states, Mississippi received $1.25 billion from Congress to respond to the pandemic.

Mississippi lawmakers initially put $300 million into a program to aid small businesses. Officials have said the state received fewer requests than expected for the business aid.

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Harry and Meghan pitched home videos to Netflix: report

Lenore Staats

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have denied they are working with Netflix on a reality TV show about their day-to-day lives as royals living in California and promoting worthy causes, but that doesn’t mean the Duke and Duchess of Sussex didn’t offer to participate in some kind of documentary about their dramatic departure from the royal family, according to The Daily Mail.

They did so by saying they could share home videos and other personal materials they recorded during those tumultuous months, the Daily Mail said in a new report.

While negotiating to get a reported multimillion-dollar deal, the

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Global Social Business Intelligence Market Trajectory & Analytics 2020-2027

Lenore Staats

The “Social Business Intelligence – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Social Business Intelligence estimated at US$1.7 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$7.9 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 24.7% over the period 2020-2027.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $504.9 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 24.1% CAGR

The Social Business Intelligence market in the U.S. is estimated at US$504.9 Million in the year 2020. China, the world’s second largest economy, is forecast

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Hitachi preparing to pull out of nuclear project in blow to UK climate ambitions

Lenore Staats

Hitachi is preparing to abandon plans to build a new power station at Wylfa on Anglesey, an island off the coast of north Wales, in a severe blow to Britain’s struggling nuclear power programme.

The Japanese industrial group is expected to make the formal decision at a board meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday, said multiple figures close to the project.

The move is the latest blow to the UK’s nuclear plan at a time when it is rushing to cut the emissions that cause climate change in order to meet a “net zero carbon” target by 2050.

Wind has taken

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