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

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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

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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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