Coronavirus to impact low-wage, Black workers the most Yahoo Finance
Surge in arrests reported in New York and Boston
[Health and Human Services] Secretary [Alex] Azar says his understanding is [Trump] did not push to do aggressive additional testing in recent weeks, and that’s partly because more testing might have led to more cases being discovered of coronavirus outbreak, and the president had made clear – the lower the numbers on coronavirus, the better for the president, the better for his potential reelection this fall.
Between 160 million and 214 million people in the U.S. could be infected over the course of the epidemic, according to one projection. That could last months or even over a year, with infections concentrated in shorter periods, staggered across time in different communities, experts said. As many as 200,000 to 1.7 million people could die.
NATO and COVID-19: A Parasitical Disease in Europe Internationalist 360°
Whole Foods could afford to offer employees unlimited paid sick time during the Coronavirus outbreak. Instead, they have suggested that employees donate their accumulated paid time off to their coworkers.
Testing Shortages Force Extreme Shift In Strategy By Local Health Officials California Healthline
The US rogue state metes out more economic terrorism against Venezuela during a pandemic when there should be international solidarity. This is such criminal behavior. https://t.co/OxQb53b28C
— Nick Estes (@nick_w_estes) March 13, 2020
A hospital in Seattle area has sent out a note to staff, shared with me, suspending elective surgery and warning that "our local COVID-19 trajectory is likely to be similar to that of Northern Italy." The hospital is down to a four-day supply of gloves.
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) March 14, 2020
Wall Street crash
Trump declares US national emergency for coronavirus Financial Times. Subhead: “Markets soar as president authorises actions including large purchases of oil”
Why Is The U.S. Launching A New War On Iraq? Moon of Alabama
Private Equity-Backed Nursing Homes Are Bad for Patients, Research Shows Institutional Investor
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