Coronavirus Live Blog 4.30.2020

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Yesterday’s headlines from 4.29 can be found here


Macys plans to reopen all of their stores in 6 weeks

How long will a vaccine really take?
* This article provides some useful information. Yet some of the comparisons made are not completely accurate. They cite the length of time certain vaccines took to develop and put to market. Many of those were developed decades ago without the aid of modern technology or modern scientific understanding.

Outbreak in a Maine homeless shelter shows how the virus has spread to rural areas.

6 warehouse workers dead after management refused to take any precautions

Sioux Falls, site of one of the larger per capita outbreaks in the US will reopen everything.

Coronavirus Is Creating a New Class Divide That Threatens Us All

US bail outs to banks and landlords may be setting up the economy for a fall

‘So what?’: Bolsonaro shrugs off Brazil’s rising coronavirus death toll. Outrage at president’s response to news that more than 5,000 people have lost their lives

Why summer likely won’t save us from the coronavirus – Summer weather could help slow the coronavirus. But it’s likely not enough.

Don’t relax social distancing in United States before summer, researchers warn US risks a resurgence in the coronavirus if it eases restrictions sooner, according to new computer modelling Without a safe vaccine, controlling Covid-19 rests on limiting contact, tracing and testing, team says.

Kushner predicts much of the country will be ‘back to normal’ in June 

Coronavirus may lurk deep in lungs after patients recover, study suggests Postmortem of woman finds she had undetected traces in lungs after testing negative three times and being discharged from hospital.

How cruise ships use the fine print to protect themselves from coronavirus lawsuits. At least 22 lawsuits have been filed against Carnival-owned companies, seeking millions of dollars in damages.

Russia’s coronavirus outbreak is getting bad. Putin says the worst is yet to come. – The crisis continues to be a massive challenge for the Russian dictator.

COVID-19 affecting lower-income L.A. County residents at high rates while the more affluent have better access to testing

MI proposes free college for essential workers

Family members are frantically trying to find people with antibodies to donate plasma to sick relatives

Widespread strike planned for May 1 by Amazon, Target, Instacart etc workers 

F.D.A. Plans to Announce Emergency Use of Coronavirus Drug

Exclusive: U.S. medical testing, cancer screenings plunge during coronavirus outbreak – data firm analysis. These tests, office visits, surgeries and other medical care tied to them, are key sources of revenue for hospitals and healthcare systems.


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