Category Archives: Daily Digest

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    Daily Digest 4/7 – The Quest For A Pandemic Pill, Abuse Fears Increase As Families Isolate

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    Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 6:35 AM

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    • A New Covid-19 Crisis: Domestic Abuse Rises Worldwide
    • 9 large metro police departments reported ‘double-digit percentage jumps’ in domestic violence 911 calls as more people shelter at home
    • Connecticut: Hartford police form new team to focus on domestic violence calls during coronavirus crisis
    • For victims of domestic abuse, coronavirus stay-at-home order may make life riskier, not safer
    • UN calls for response to increasing domestic violence amid Covid-19 lockdown
    • Child abuse fears increase as families isolate during coronavirus pandemic
    • Parents have a right to be stressed. But don’t take it out on your kids
    • Calls to US helpline jump 891%, as White House is warned of mental health crisis
    • How Does the Coronavirus Behave Inside a Patient?
    • The Quest for a Pandemic Pill
    • Covid 19 antibodies breakthrough made in San Francisco
    • 35 million Americans could lose health insurance amid mass layoffs
    • How tech connects older people with mental health services as COVID-19 isolates
    • Half Of Americans Suffering Mental Health Issues During Coronavirus, New Poll Shows
    • The Naval War College Ran a Pandemic War Game in 2019. The Conclusions Were Eerie
    • Korea: Physicians work out treatment guidelines for coronavirus
    • Surrendered Without A Shot, by Robert Gore
    • Chinese Regime Hoards Global Inventory of Medical Provides, Leading to Growing Shortage Outside China
    • Idaho: Officials’ comments threaten others’ health
    • Colleges suffering huge financial blows from pandemic
    • The World’s Biggest Oil Deal Can’t Save Crude Prices

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    Daily Digest 4/6 – U.S. ‘Wasted’ Months Before Preparing For Pandemic, Unemployment Systems Tested By Applicant Surge

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    Monday, April 6, 2020, 6:45 AM

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    • U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic
    • SARS-CoV-2 viral load and the severity of COVID-19
    • How the coronavirus job cuts played out by sector and demographics
    • State unemployment systems tested by surge of applicants
    • ‘A perfect storm’: US facing hunger crisis as demand for food banks soars
    • To help stop coronavirus, everyone should be wearing face masks. The science is clear
    • Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters
    • EMCrit Wee – Webinar I Gave to Pulm/Crit Care Fellows on Avoiding Intubation and Initial Ventilation of COVID19 Patients
    • COVID-19 raises concern over range of pregnancy complications
    • Explainer: How an old tuberculosis vaccine might help fight the new coronavirus
    • Nations with Mandatory TB Vaccines Show Fewer Coronavirus Deaths
    • A Plan to End this Madness
    • Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows
    • The Burning Platform: Unprecedented Power Grab
    • Never Has So Little Done So Much Harm to So Many
    • The JackPot Chronicles Scenario 1: Force Majeure
    • REBELLION: ‘This Is Not Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia Where You Are Asked For Your Papers!’ Says Maine Sheriff
    • China Plans To Win The Pandemic World War
    • Doug Casey: Speculate on Silver, Not Gold
    • Bill McKibben: Big Oil is using the coronavirus pandemic to push through the Keystone XL pipeline
    • Forest fire near Chernobyl boosts radiation level

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    Daily Digest 4/4 – A Green Stimulus To Rebuild The Economy, The Bigger Picture Hiding Behind The Virus

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    Saturday, April 4, 2020, 11:02 AM

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      Economy A Green Stimulus To Rebuild Our Economy (Adam M.) Thus, we propose an ambitious Green Stimulus of at least $2 trillion that creates millions of family-sustaining green jobs, lifts standards of living, accelerates a just transition off fossil fuels, ensures a controlling stake for the public in all private sector bailout plans, and…

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    Daily Digest 4/3 – Good News Friday: Oceans Can Be Restored To Former Glory, Love Knows No Borders For Elderly Couple

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, April 3, 2020, 6:47 AM

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    • Dr. Stephen Smith on effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine: ‘I think this is the beginning of the end of the pandemic’
    • Public Libraries’ Novel Response to a Novel Virus
    • How a San Francisco restaurant reinvented itself to survive in the age of COVID-19
    • How to keep farmers’ market shopping safe, from the stall to your kitchen sink
    • Some Good News with John Krasinski
    • Meet the army of big rig truck drivers keeping America’s stores stocked
    • Meet the Detroit grandmother who’s saving lives by making face shields
    • Coronavirus: Love knows no borders for elderly couple
    • Restaurants are feeding healthcare workers now
    • Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists
    • Florida buys Everglades land to prevent oil drilling
    • Arizona’s biggest utility says it will get all of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050
    • Standing Rock tribe celebrates ‘significant win’ over Trump in pipeline court ruling
    • Wild Goats Roam Through an Empty Welsh Town

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    Daily Digest 4/2 – Evidence Indicates Healthy People Can Spread Virus, How To Make Up For Lost Time On COVID-19

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6:59 AM

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    • Trump claims Iran or its proxies planning a ‘sneak attack,’ warns of a ‘heavy price’
    • U.S. announces military counternarcotics operation near Venezuela
    • Silver Shock Update: A New and Major Threat to Supply
    • Singing stops in Italy as fear and social unrest mount
    • California appears to be flattening the curve. But its testing lags behind other states
    • Wolf extends stay-at-home orders across Pa.; Worker at Limerick nuclear power plant tests positive
    • Bill Gates: Here’s how to make up for lost time on covid-19
    • Face masks could be part of the answer
    • Everyone Thinks They’re Right About Masks
    • Japan to give two masks each to 50 million households to fight virus
    • Coronavirus spread at Rikers is a ‘public health disaster’, says jail’s top doctor
    • California to release 3,500 inmates early as coronavirus spreads inside prisons
    • Nursing home infections, deaths surge amid lockdown measures
    • Protective gear in national stockpile is nearly depleted, DHS officials say
    • More evidence indicates healthy people can spread virus
    • European experts ready smartphone technology to help halt coronavirus spread
    • Coronavirus: The Italian COVID-19 hospital where no medics have been infected
    • Allow the return of Victory Gardens
    • Human Coronaviruses: Insights into Environmental Resistance and Its Influence on the Development of New Antiseptic Strategies
    • Recent Loss of Vitamin C Biosynthesis Ability in Bats
    • Chinese county goes into coronavirus lockdown as country tries to get back to work amid fear of second wave
    • Booze sales are booming as people stockpile alcohol … but it may not last
    • A Conversation with Ed Steinfeld and Mark Blyth
    • Video: Japan vice PM hits out at WHO for excluding Taiwan
    • Copper And The Coronavirus – Making An Anti-Viral Facemask
    • ‘The other bomb’— Cramer’s warning as first shale company files for Chapter 11
    • Citing virus, EPA has stopped enforcing environmental laws

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    Daily Digest 4/1 – The Art of the Denial, Struggling Americans Confront April Rent

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    Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 7:27 AM

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    • From bartering to begging for relief, struggling Americans confront April rent
    • For Autocrats, and Others, Coronavirus Is a Chance to Grab Even More Power
    • The poorest will suffer. Safety-net health clinics cut services amid coronavirus epidemic
    • The Federalist: The Art of the Denial
    • CDC: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Crisis/Alternate Strategies
    • America Has a Shortage of PPE Because Trump Sent Our Stockpile to China
    • NYC Lung Doctor Tells His Family How to Protect Themselves from COVID-19
    • Mask mystery: Why are U.S. officials dismissive of protective covering?
    • The Four Possible Timelines for Life Returning to Normal
    • AI tool predicts which coronavirus patients get deadly ‘wet lung’
    • Germany: Here you will find the latest news from the district administration
    • California: New public health recommendation to cover the face
    • You Shouldn’t Be Wearing Gloves to Go Grocery Shopping
    • Exclusive: Kushner Firm Built the Coronavirus Website Trump Promised
    • Global consumers reel from China’s coronavirus containment as stop-work orders disrupt supplies of iPhones, Hyundai cars and toilet paper
    • The U.S. needs to know what went wrong
    • French drug watchdog warns of dangerous side effects of coronavirus treatments
    • The Contrarian Coronavirus Theory That Informed the Trump Administration
    • Most Important Coronavirus Video you will ever see – The Taiwan Success Strategy
    • ‘The floor was moving’: 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho, largest in the state since 1983
    • Silver And Sanity
    • Fascists Impersonate Climate Group to Say Coronavirus is Good for Earth

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    Daily Digest 3/31 – Unpacking China’s Viral Propaganda War, Would Face Masks Help Slow The Pandemic?

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    Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 7:09 AM

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    • Anatomy Of The $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Bill
    • National coronavirus response: A road map to reopening
    • The US 2020 Fiscal Deficit Will Explode To 18%, Unseen Since World War II
    • Would everyone wearing face masks help us slow the pandemic?
    • CDC considering recommending general public wear face coverings in public
    • Trump administration sent protective medical gear to China while he minimized the virus threat to US
    • Is 6 feet enough for social distancing? An MIT researcher says droplets carrying coronavirus can travel up to 27 feet.
    • What Americans Don’t Understand About Masks
    • You Asked: Does Washing My Clothes Kill All the Germs?
    • How sick will the coronavirus make you? The answer may be in your genes
    • Hospital treatment of COVID-19 with high-dose Vitamin C
    • China Shuts Down All Cinemas, Again
    • ‘Vaccines won’t work’: US virologist breaks down COVID-19, how to curb spread
    • Goodbye, Green New Deal
    • Funerals are the latest part of American life to move online
    • Indian police fire tear gas at jobless workers defying coronavirus lockdown
    • Macy’s, Kohl’s, Gap turn to mass furloughs as virus crisis deepens
    • “A Multitrillion Dollar Helicopter Credit Drop”: How The Fed Turned $454 Billion Into $4.5 Trillion
    • Mike Krieger: “Question Everything!”
    • Unpacking China’s Viral Propaganda War
    • China Is “Fixed”: Chinese PMIs Soar Back Into Expansion, Smashing Expectations
    • Goldman: The Oil Industry Will Never Be The Same After Coronavirus
    • Hydroxychloroquine Prescriptions Triple Overnight Following FDA Approval

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    Daily Digest 3/30 – Mortgage Firms Brace for Wave of Missed Payments, Coronavirus Spread Accelerates In U.S. Jails And Prisons

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, March 30, 2020, 6:44 AM

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    • How To Tell If We’re Beating COVID-19
    • Coronavirus cases in California ICUs double overnight as manufacturers race to fill shortages
    • ‘It’s no different from New York’: Urban centers nationwide gird for catastrophic virus outbreak
    • Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons
    • Prisoner serving time for drug charge is first U.S. inmate to die from COVID-19
    • Fact check: Could your December cough actually have been coronavirus? Experts say more research is needed
    • FDA authorizes 15-minute coronavirus test
    • The nasty curve shows: The death rate is rising faster in Sweden than in Italy
    • Robert Gehrke: Utah’s official number of coronavirus cases doesn’t count these people
    • Mortgage Firms Brace for Wave of Missed Payments
    • Debt Collection Industry Deems Itself Essential To “Financial Health” Of Consumers, Fights COVID-19 Shutdown
    • Pneumagen Ltd Leverages its Novel Glycan Approach to Target Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infections
    • Estimates Show Wuhan Death Toll Far Higher Than Official Figure
    • Mystery In Wuhan: Recovered Coronavirus Patients Test Negative … Then Positive
    • Officials warn Africa is at ‘break the glass’ moment
    • Strange days indeed: On Friday morning, South Africa will wake up to a different reality
    • Rhode Island door knocks in search of fleeing New Yorkers
    • Baby who tested positive for COVID-19 dies
    • U.S. mayors say they’re running out of supplies to fight coronavirus
    • Jeff Bezos sold $3.4bn of Amazon stock just before Covid-19 collapse
    • How Decades of Offshoring Led to a Mask Shortage in a Pandemic
    • Information and FAQs on Performance, Protection, and Sterilization of Masks Against COVID-19
    • New Zealand: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirement for essential non-health workers – COVID-19
    • The Flying Dutchman

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    Daily Digest 3/28 – Governors Tell Outsiders To Stay Away, Virus Makes Water Shortages Everyone’s Problem

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    Saturday, March 28, 2020, 9:54 AM

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    • Governors Tell Outsiders From ‘Hot Zone’ to Stay Away as Virus Divides States
    • Coronavirus: Why we do what we’re told when our society is shut down
    • Virtual rendering of coronavirus patient’s lungs shows extensive damage the virus can cause
    • On coronavirus, the Trudeau government is anti-science
    • U.S. home healthcare industry warns of possible ‘collapse’
    • How Soon Is Now?
    • Easter is coming, but will there be eggs?
    • Coronavirus Bill Lets Struggling Americans Tap Retirement Money
    • A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus
    • More Than 500 NYPD Members Test Positive For COVID-19; 4,000 Call Out Sick
    • Video: Simulating An Epidemic
    • Coronavirus mutates into 40 strains. How this changes the pandemic outlook: Experts
    • China reports deeply disturbing coronavirus development
    • Coronavirus measures could cause global food shortage, UN warns
    • New study says ‘high temperature and high relative humidity significantly reduce’ spread of COVID-19
    • Virus makes water shortages everyone’s problem

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    Daily Digest 3/27 – Good News Friday: The Virus Can Be Stopped, Why Germany’s Death Rate Is Far Lower Than Other Countries

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    Friday, March 27, 2020, 6:10 AM

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    • Why Germany’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Far Lower Than In Other Countries
    • Epidemiologist Behind Highly-Cited Coronavirus Model Drastically Downgrades Projection
    • More coronavirus DIY: UF upcycles for masks
    • Spanish singer livens up coronavirus lockdown with a balcony concert
    • Chicagoans under stay-at-home orders spread hope with a city-wide sing-along of Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’
    • Pop superstar Rihanna donates $5 million to relief efforts
    • Ireland: Private hospitals will be made public for duration of coronavirus pandemic
    • The Virus Can Be Stopped, but Only With Harsh Steps, Experts Say
    • Isinnova shares 3D printed adapter to turn snorkeling mask into a non-invasive ventilator
    • Viral ‘BBC Dad’ Returns To Discuss Working From Home: ‘Just Really, Really Tough’
    • School administrator goes to drive-thru where student is working to tell her she’s valedictorian
    • Newfound Comet ATLAS is getting really bright, really fast

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