Thursday, June 4, 2020

Newsweek fails to note that White House reopening guidelines make absolutely no sense

It’s critically important that media provide accurate reporting on what our governments are choosing to do, and what price we are likely to pay for their choices.

What have we learned from COVID-19?

For I believe that this catastrophe should have taught us something about what is good and bad about life.

‘How dare you put our lives at risk’: Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims rips GOP...

Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.

Masks sold by former White House official to Navajo hospitals don’t meet FDA standards

New information from the Indian Health Service calls into question why the agency purchased expensive medical gear that it now cannot use as intended.

As US death toll hits 100,000 people, here’s a simple guide to 12 things...

The president’s “chaotic and incompetent response has fueled the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and beyond, causing tens of thousands of preventable deaths.”

US media failed to factcheck Sweden’s herd immunity hoax

This is especially important as “herd immunity” has become a popular stalking horse among certain right-wingers seeking to argue that infecting broad swathes of the population is the best way to return the world — and the world economy — to normal.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."

Dying to work

Many Americans must return to work because they need the money, but this doesn’t have to be the case.
video

Stay home, stay safe, be kind: What New Zealand can teach the world about...

Some of the country’s success has been attributed to her leadership, trust in science, and clear communication during the crisis.

$3,278 ER visit for coughing fits and fever amid Covid-19 pandemic highlights failure of...

“Congress and insurers have made all of these promises to waive copays for treatment and testing but we’re hearing that's not always the reality.”