Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are bouncing back


Dr. Paul Giotopoulos of Quaker Ridge Dental

Source: Dr. Paul Giotopoulos of Quaker Ridge Dental

The health care sector lost a record 1.4 million jobs in April led by more than half a million job cuts at dentist offices according to the Labor Department, as the coronavirus pandemic kept most non-emergency health care services on hold nationally.

The staggering jobs losses mark a 53% decline in dental practice employment over two months.  All but 3% of dental offices nationally were shut down except for emergency appointments last month, according to the American Dental Association, and nearly 9 out of 10

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4 reasons why retail in the US won’t be bouncing back like in China


Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk past an LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE in the Central district of Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

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While America’s retail industry is looking to China for clues about how shoppers are rebounding from the coronavirus pandemic, there are shortcomings to using the region as a blueprint for the U.S.

The spread of Covid-19 — which originated in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province — has forced bricks-and-mortar shops across the globe to shut down and put millions of people in the retail industry

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