Health authorities will investigate the possible spread in the bars, restaurants and gyms of Lan Kwai Fong as at least five recently diagnosed patients have been linked to the nightlife area.
— Read on www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/3075947/coronavirus-hong-kong-confirms-16-new-cases-health-officials-probe
: To provide Americans with paid sick time and paid leave so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
Source: U.S. Senate: U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 116th Congress – 2nd Session
GOP voting no:
Not Voting – 2
Rep. Don Young of Alaska isn’t the only politician to downplay the threat of coronavirus, in direct contrast with his state government’s public efforts. He may be the only one to do so at a gathering of senior citizens, though.
Source: A Congressman Skipped the Coronavirus Relief Vote. Instead, He Went Home to Tell Senior Citizens to Blame Mass Media. — ProPublica
A family grapples with a wrenching coronavirus question: Do we leave our father in the nursing home?
The details of our failure are complex, but they all flow ultimately from Trump’s minimization of the threat: He was asserting that Covid-19 was no worse than the flu just last week (although true to form, he’s now claiming to have known all along that a pandemic was coming). Why did Trump and his team deny and delay? All the evidence suggests that he didn’t want to do or say anything that might drive down stock prices, which he seems to regard as the key measure of his success. That’s presumably why as late as Feb. 25 Larry Kudlow, the administration’s chief economist, declared that the U.S. had “contained” the coronavirus, and that the economy was “holding up nicely.”
Why are they always so far behind!
Site changes rules to ban content aimed at making people act against official advice
Twitter will remove tweets that run the risk of causing harm by spreading dangerous misinformation about Covid-19, the company has said, after weeks of criticism that its policies on misinformation were too lax.
Now, the social network says, it will be applying a new broader definition of harm to address content that “goes directly against guidance from authoritative sources of global and local public health information”.
People could soon be arrested for a sweeping range of new offences in the UK, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch
Source: The coronavirus pandemic threatens a crisis for human rights too | Afua Hirsch | Opinion | The Guardian
President said malaria drug would be available ‘almost immediately’ but officials say chloroquine must still be tested
Source: Trump sows confusion with claim coronavirus drug will be ready soon | US news | The Guardian
A first-time father whose newborn is being cared for in one of the country’s busiest neonatal intensive care units has backed a ‘dad-ban’ imposed during the Covid-19 crisis.