Coronavirus Live Blog 5.21.2020

This is an ongoing update of headlines and information related to the coronavirus outbreak. Newest information at the top. If you have a question or want to discuss this issue in depth, we have been discussing this issue in our chat system. Information is updated throughout the day with a large update every morning US time.

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Yesterday’s headlines from 5.20 can be found here


WHO reports record daily cases as worldwide infections near 5 million

Doctors in Italy found covid lung damage was more like an immune related attack than a typical pneumonia.

Two new studies suggest COVID-19 antibodies provide immunity

Results adjusted in large-scale Los Angeles County COVID-19 antibody study 

U.S. immunotherapy company Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) on Wednesday said its experimental vaccine to prevent coronavirus infection was shown to produce protective antibodies and immune system responses in mice and guinea pigs.

Leaked Pentagon Memo Warns “Real Possibility” Of COVID-19 Resurgence, No Vaccine Before Summer 2021 

Colleges alter fall schedules as COVID-19 models suggest December surge

Virginia, Texas, Georgia, and Vermont have said they’ve been adding two numbers to their totals: viral test results and antibody test results.

States accused of fudging or bungling COVID-19 testing data

Hospitals Move Into Next Phase as New York Passes Viral Peak

What to Expect When a Coronavirus Vaccine Finally Arrives Sobering lessons from the history of the polio vaccine.

Sweden’s herd immunity experiment resulted in about a 7.3% antibody rate

New Stanford study confirms no coronavirus cases in late 2019

Amid hydroxychloroquine uproar, real studies of drug are suffering

New Jersey lowers Covid-19 death toll at long-term care facilities by 1,400

Most Americans say Germans tackled coronavirus better than US

Conservative internet is promoting home made malaria drug cures as DIY covid drugs, don’t try this at home.

‘We’ve been muzzled’: CDC sources say White House putting politics ahead of science 

Infections force Ford Motor to suspend production at two reopened plants.

New York transit agency launches UV light pilot program in effort to kill Covid-19

Pastor tests positive for COVID-19 after live-streaming church service in Mendocino County

GOP seeking doctors to back reopening strategy

More Lysol, No More Pens In Rooms. Hotels Adapt To Win Back Guests 

Flights to Europe return to SFO, with restrictions, in June

Justice Department tells California to reopen churches 

Waffle House cook shot for telling customer to wear a mask

Escape from NYC-2020: Destinations for Fleeing New Yorkers

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