Coronavirus Live Blog 4.8.2020

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Yesterday’s headlines from 4.7 can be found here


Charts of virus outbreak by states

NJ postpones election primary

Hundreds of young Americans killed by virus

Stanford looks to see if virus arrived in California in fall of 2019

A massive wave of evictions may be coming

Airlines further cut flights

Reopening the economy any time soon may be wishful thinking

Some antibiotics may be capable of being used against the virus due to their unique capabilities

Active virus case busy going to all the stores in a small SD town

People in MN discovered how to protest during a pandemic, show up in cars and honk.

80 workers at Sioux Falls, SD Smithfield Foods pork plant have virus, may be major source of outbreak in the city

Meat packing plant in Sioux Falls, SD probable cause of city outbreak 

Feds ease restrictions on Wells Fargo so they can issue more pandemic loans

MN to tweak stay at home order to get some people back to work

Louisiana coronavirus tracking map: 16,284 cases | 582 dead | 1,996 in hospital

CDC may send people back to work without a virus test after exposure

Big banks refusing to issue the small business rescue loans from the feds

41 NYC transit workers have died of the virus, challenging even basic operations

Japan to offer covid treatment drug to 20 countries for free

Some younger people lack antibodies after infection

Doctors in French hospital stop trial of malaria drug after severe side effects

Lowes stores in NJ are full of people

WI GOP speaker defends holding in person primary Tuesday while dressed in PPE

Company that prints corporate financial statements told workers they couldn’t be out sick, even with covid

Fauci hints at possible reopening of schools in the fall

University of MN creates hospitalization rate dashboard

Meat processing plants are shutting down as virus spreads

Social distancing is working in CA to bring numbers down, peak is still expected for May


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