A few articles mentioning the virus:
Italy’s doing better, but Spain is not so hot.
Breitbart: In the last 24 hours, 766 people have died in Italy from the Chinese coronavirus, bringing the nation’s overall death toll to 14,681 as of Friday — an increase of 5.5 percent in one day. The percentage, however, has been on a decline for the past few days, while Italian officials say they believe that Italy has reached its “peak” as “hospitals are starting to breathe” due to less emergency room admissions. read more
Democrat presidential front runner Joe Biden now supports President Trump’s ban on travel from China.
The day after Trump announced the ban in late January, Biden posted a tweet claiming actions need to be taken in the name of “science,” and not with Trump’s alleged “record of hysteria, xenophobia, and fear-mongering.”
Judge Slaps Down Lawsuit Seeking Coronavirus Curbs on Immigration Courts.
A federal judge quashed a lawsuit that could have allowed migrants and lawyers to prevent hearings in the immigration courts, according to a report by Oregon Public Broadcasting.
The result is another win for the administration in its back-and-forth legal war with the many pro-migration groups who oppose President Donald Trump’s successful clampdown on illegal migration.
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that Canada won’t bring retaliatory or punitive measures against the United States after the Trump administration announced it would prevent the export of N95 protective masks.
President Trump said he would prevent the export of N95 protective masks to ensure they are available in the U.S.
“We need the masks. We don’t want any other people getting it,” Trump said.
Trudeau said he will speak to Trump in the coming days. He said his officials are having constructive conversations with American officials.
Retaliatory or punitive measures against the US?
LOL! That’s adorable.
Wait, it gets ridiculouser…
Coronavirus testing kits made in China had a 70 percent failure rate in Spain. Netherlands authorities recalled 600,000 defective medical masks imported from China.
I’m sure it’ll be fine.
Here’s some good news:
Researchers in Australia report that Ivermectin, an FDA-approved drug commonly used to treat parasites, appears to be effective in treating the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19). The drug is widely available and can be “repurposed” for this application, doctors said.
A six-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis from Tennessee announced in a viral Facebook video that he beat the coronavirus.
According to the boy’s mother, Sabrina Bostain, Joseph was quarantined at home with a fever and a cough before he was taken to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.