Sadly, as the pandemic "evolves" and moves forward, Kansas City newsies are stuck betwixt trying to play doctor or garner the same mileage that pundits are getting out of Corona virus story.
The unhappy compromise . . . Local newsies don't seem very comfortable talking about the local impact of this quickly spreading sickness.
And so, we're here to help provide more info along with the cultural impact of the latest 2020 fear . . .
March Madness For Realz
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Basketball fans could be kept from watching any March Madness games in-person this year because of coronavirus concerns if the worst-case scenario comes to light. Collegiate officials say they are monitoring the coronavirus threat, but nothing has been canceled just yet.
Cowtown Cleaning Advice
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Health leaders say you should prepare for the possible spread of coronavirus, but that doesn't mean raiding the grocery store and turning your home into a bunker. Some experts suggest buying non-perishable food now because going to a crowded grocery store may not be ideal should the virus spread locally.
No More FOMO?!?!
Amid fears over a global economic slowdown from the widening coronavirus outbreak, companies like Netflix that provide in-home services are best positioned to withstand the storm or even see upside from the crisis, according to industry analysts.
Logan Paul & Influencer Backlash Amid Internets Hype
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Unless you are health care professional, a hockey goalie, or Batman, or caring for someone who has an infection like a new coronavirus infection, you probably do not need to buy a mask just because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Dow jumps nearly 1,300 points on hopes that central banks can boost economies as coronavirus spreads
The Dow bounced back resoundingly from last week's brutal coronavirus-related selloff, surging nearly 1,300 points on news that global central banks were poised to provide stimulus to combat the outbreak's effects on the economy and markets. The gains offset a little more than a third of last week's historic losses.
According To BBC
The world is in "uncharted territory" on the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. Doctors had "never before seen a respiratory pathogen capable of community transmission", its chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said. Deaths globally have now passed 3,000.
Health Price Check
Amazon deleted more than 1 million product listings for price gouging or falsely claiming effectiveness in preventing or curing coronavirus, the company said. The listed items came from third-party sellers who facilitate sales through Amazon. The company said that it requires "sellers provide accurate information" and removes listings that violate that policy.
MAGA Togetherness Amid Coronavirus Outbreak?!?!
President Trump Donald John Trump This week: House eyes vote on emergency coronavirus funding Democratic candidates gear up for a dramatic Super Tuesday Judd Gregg: Trump and Pelosi - Who's crazy now? MORE said Monday that he believed it was safe to continue holding campaign rallies across the country during the coronavirus outbreak.
Pandemic Creates 2020 Political Advert Opportunity
New ads take aim at the administration's recent comments about vaccines. Amid heightened concerns from Democrats over the Trump administration's handling of the novel coronavirus, House Democrats are investing in a new digital ad campaign targeting Republicans in key districts ahead of the highly-anticipated general election -- the latest move in an ongoing political fight over the outbreak.
Sickenss Cash Crunch
ASHINGTON - Public health experts have a warning for Congress: don't treat emergency coronavirus aid like business as usual. Partisan bickering has often frustrated lawmakers' attempts to speedily approve emergency spending packages. Congress, for example, dawdled for seven months because of an acrimonious fight over funding for Zika in 2016.
Bad News On The Way
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is planning for the possibility that President Donald Trump could make an emergency declaration to bring in extra funds and personnel to assist the administration's coronavirus response, according to internal documents obtained by NBC News.
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