New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday pushed back against what he called premature demands that he reopen the state, saying he knew people were struggling without jobs but that more understanding of the new coronavirus was needed.
An unsuccessful Ebola drug that treats, not cures.
The US’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised emergency use of the Ebola drug remdesivir for treating the coronavirus.
Coronavirus has swept through skilled nursing facilities nationwide, killing hundreds. In California, one company controls numerous homes with outbreaks, including a hard-hit facility in Tulare County.
— Read on www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-02/how-nursing-homes-became-coronavirus-hot-zones-in-california
Shame of many states, not just California
One day after reporting more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases in a single 24-hour period, data relea…
— Read on www.ajc.com/news/local/breaking-999-new-coronavirus-cases-two-dozen-deaths-confirmed-last-hours/dDxDaVzHSGqWAmAvd20EzK/
The Auschwitz Museum and Memorial condemned a protester who brought a sign featuring the Nazi slogan “Arbeit macht frei” to a rally against Illinois’s stay-at-home orders.
— Read on thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/495800-auschwitz-museum-condemns-nazi-slogan-at-re-open-illinois
Self-employed shut out from Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program
— Read on www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-02/coronavirus-unemployment-gig-workers-benefits-pandemic
Intentions good but out of date with how people have been making a living – fix it!
What is already known about this topic? The first confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case in the United States was reported on January 21, 2020. The outbreak appeared contained through February, and then accelerated rapidly. What is added by this report? Various factors contributed to accelerated spread during February–March 2020, including continued travel-associated importations, large gatherings, introductions into high-risk workplaces and densely populated areas, and cryptic transmission resulting from limited testing and asymptomatic and presymptomatic spread. Targeted and communitywide mitigation efforts were needed to slow transmission.
American healthcare is a business, and the economics are simple: Fewer patients means less money. And though some California hospitals are beginning to schedule elective surgeries again, experts say the healthcare industry is unlikely to bounce back immediately, as large swaths of the population are now struggling to make ends meet and may continue to avoid or put off medical care.
The CNN anchor fired back after the president accused his network of being a puppet for the Chinese government.
No, the capacity is not “tremendous.”