Costco’s samples will make a comeback, but will look different than before

8:30 p.m. ET — Costco shoppers have grown used to snacking on samples as they browse aisles with family members and fill their basket with bulk items.

Those popular food samples — along with food court seating and more leisurely shopping trips — have vanished during the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, the membership warehouse club began requiring all customers to wear a mask or face covering in stores.

But on an earnings call Thursday, Costco’s Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti said sampling will return. He said the company will slowly roll it back out at stores, starting in mid-June. Don’t expect it to look the same though, he said.

“I can’t tell you any more, but it’s needless to say, not going to be where you go and just pick up an open sample with your fingers,” he said. —Melissa Repko

United to offer voluntary separations to flight attendants, thousands of other employees

8 p.m. ET — United Airlines is preparing to offer voluntary separation packages to thousands of employees including flight attendants, fleet and customer service workers, the latest measure from an airline

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Justice Buress, 4, demonstrates how she hides under a table during a drill at Little Explorers Learning Center in St. Louis. Day care director Tess Trice carries out monthly drills to train the children to get on the floor when they hear gunfire.

ST. LOUIS — Champale Greene-Anderson keeps the volume up on her television when she watches 5-year-old granddaughter Amor Robinson while the girl’s mom is at work.

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A man navigates his boat next to Cruise Ships docked at the port of Long Beach during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic on April 11, 2020 in Long Beach, California.

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More than 80% of the passengers and crew infected with coronavirus on an expedition cruise ship did not show any symptoms, raising questions about the true prevalence of “silent” infections, according to a peer-reviewed study published Wednesday in Thorax.

The three researchers said their findings emphasize the need for accurate global data on the number of people, both symptomatic and asymptomatic, who have been infected with the coronavirus.

“It is difficult to find a reliable estimate of the number of COVID positive patients who have no symptoms,” Alan Smyth, professor of child health at the University of Nottingham and joint editor-in-chief of Thorax, said in a statement. “As countries progress out of lockdown, a high proportion of infected, but asymptomatic, individuals may mean that a much higher percentage of the population than expected may have been infected with COVID.”

It remains unclear what a wider prevalence of infection would mean. The World Health Organization cautioned earlier Wednesday that it’s unknown whether people who have been infected

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A volunteer in Chennai, India holds a placard to raise awareness about the coronavirus on a street during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of Covid-19.

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Are you seeing misinformation about the coronavirus across your social media feeds? You’re far from alone.

Studies are finding that huge swaths of the population believe at least one false claim about Covid-19, and many are openly sharing content to support their views online. More than thirty percent of Americans believe that scientists created the novel coronavirus in a lab, for instance, even though that theory has been widely discredited.

False claims have become so widespread during the pandemic that the World Health Organization has been referring to an “infodemic.”

So what should you do if you spot people sharing falsehoods on social media? And is there a way to convince them otherwise?

CNBC spoke to a range of experts to get their advice on how to call out misinformation, ideally without alienating friends or family members in the process. They all agreed that the exercise is absolutely worth trying — and numerous studies support that — but to recognize that you might not

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