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Trump admin orders hospitals to bypass CDC and send COVID-19 info to Washington database closed to public

“Hospitals have been ordered to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send all patient information to a central database in Washington, raising questions about transparency.”

The Trump administration is ordering hospitals around America to bypass the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and send COVID-19 info to a database that is not open to ...

WHO says ‘evidence emerging’ airborne COVID-19 spread may be a threat indoors

“We appeal to the medical community and to the relevant national and international bodies to recognize the potential for airborne spread of COVID-19,” 239 researchers in 32 countries wrote to WHO. ...

‘Bar Lives Matter’ concert promoted by Texas bar owner to protest coronavirus restrictions

The coronavirus is thrilled to learn that a bar owner in Texas is organizing a 'Bar Lives Matter' concert to protest the state's restrictions to slow the COVID-19 outbreak.

Protesters are upset @GovAbbott shut down bars in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19. More than 30 bar owners are suing ...

Arizona closes bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks for 30 days as coronavirus ravages state

• AZ governor Ducey orders bars, gyms, theaters to close 8 p.m. tonight • Large gatherings restricted • School start delayed

People not wearing masks or social distancing is why we can't have nice things.

Arizona's governor today ordered all bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks in the state to close for at least 30 ...

As COVID-19 surges, Apple re-closes 11 stores temporarily in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, South Carolina

Apple will temporarily close a number of retail stores again in the U.S., as the coronavirus outbreak re-emerges as a significant threat in new areas of the country, reports Bloomberg News.

About a dozen stores across four states will be closed, in areas where new positive case counts have surged higher.

“Due to current COVID-19 ...

Businesses and stores are adding AI to security cameras for social distancing and mask-wearing compliance

📷 Pepper Construction is using Startup SmartVid.io to analyze worksite images for Oracle Industries Innovation Lab in Deerfield, Illinois.

Existing security cameras at retail stores and workplaces are being equipped with articifial intelligence to enforce measures intendded to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Reuters reports, based on interviews with 16 different machine ...

Trump: ‘There has been so much unnecessary death in this country’

It was almost a confession of guilt. Almost.

The word 'unnecessary' is such a tell.

Every once in a while, the liar-in-chief manages to reflect clearly on his own culpability, seemingly without the ability to realize that he is culpable.

Monday, April 27, the day on which we learned that more than 55,000 Americans have now died ...

Coronairus ‘acts like no pathogen humanity has ever seen,’ say doctors

What does COVID-19 do to the human body? How exactly is coronavirus killing us?

This New York Magazine piece on what we do and do not yet know about the novel coronavirus is really good. It's weird seeing everyone compare COVID-19 to the flu, when there are reports coming in of patients dying of exploding ...

Man peddling bleach as coronavirus ‘cure’ wrote to Trump this week

“Mark Grenon wrote to Trump saying chlorine dioxide ‘can rid the body of Covid-19’ days before the president promoted disinfectant as treatment” ...

Cleanup on aisle Trump, don’t forget the bleach

The president says he was being sarcastic when he suggested during a White House coronavirus briefing that people should consider injecting bleach and consuming disinfectants as cure for COVID-19.

He was not being sarcastic.

He was being completely ******* nuts.

We should expect more shockers like this as things get worse inside his deranged ...