Beloved Brooklyn teacher loses battle with COVID-19, sister says

Mia Mungin — a registered nurse — had lobbied to get the best care possible for her sister, who had underlying medical conditions like asthma and hypertension.

The teacher was turned away from an emergency room twice after developing fever, before she was finally admitted to Brookdale Hospital on March 20.

Source: Beloved Brooklyn teacher loses battle with COVID-19, sister says

Restaurant staffers in quarantine after working Trump fundraiser – CBS News

Thirteen workers at a Minneapolis steakhouse were quarantining after the restaurant catered a private fundraiser attended by President Donald Trump during his visit to Minnesota last week, the restaurant said Monday.

The food workers are employed by Murray’s Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis, which catered the fundraiser on Wednesday at the Lake Minnetonka home of Marty Davis, CEO of the quartz countertop manufacturer Cambria. About 40 contributors paid $200,000 a couple or $100,000 per person for the chance to meet the president and hear him speak.

Source: Restaurant staffers in quarantine after working Trump fundraiser – CBS News

Using tech to meet food pantry needs in Philly’s Northeast – Generocity Philly

The online platform used at the Mitzvah Food Program’s food pantry was built with tools to help encourage healthy eating and easy adherence to dietary or religious preferences, says Brian Gralnick.

Source: Using tech to meet food pantry needs in Philly’s Northeast – Generocity Philly

Trump’s ‘Don’t be afraid of Covid’ tweet may be the most irresponsible

“Don’t be afraid of Covid.”

No. Be afraid of tweets that could kill people.

11:37 a.m. Arizona time on Monday, Oct. 5 — you’re going to want to write that down.

That’s when President Donald Trump tweeted what may be the single most irresponsible thing ever posted on social media.

“I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M.,” he tweeted. “Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!”

Source: Trump’s ‘Don’t be afraid of Covid’ tweet may be the most irresponsible

Instagram begins to label posts from ‘state-controlled media’

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A few months ago, Facebook began labeling posts by state-controlled media — a move it had announced a year ago. Now the company is bringing a similar warning to Instagram, as spotted by journalist Casey Michel. Instagram has begun rolling out new “state-controlled media” labels—here are the ones for Kremlin outlets aimed at younger Americans: pic.twitter.com/vyUySA1zbW — Casey Michel 🇰🇿 (@cjcmichel) October 5, 2020 Some of these accounts, including Redfish and In the Now, have hundreds of thousands of followers. The label appears quite prominently on the accounts’ profiles, as well as every single post — right under the account…

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