Monday, March 02, 2020


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

NCAA monitoring coronavirus threat ahead of March Madness, Big 12 Tourney in KC

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

What preparing your home for coronavirus looks like

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?!?!

How coronavirus benefits Netflix and other 'in-home' services

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

Developing: Coronavirus catches influencers

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Masks Debunked

Despite COVID-19 Coronavirus, Here Is Why You Should Stop Buying Face Masks

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.

Coronavirus Rally?!?!

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

World in 'uncharted territory' on coronavirus

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 pulls 1 million products for price gouging or false advertising about coronavirus

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?!?!

Trump says it's safe to hold rallies 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

Focusing on health care, House Democrats target Trump's response to COVID-19 in new ads

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

Health experts warn Congress: Don't let politics delay coronavirus money

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

FEMA prepping for possible coronavirus emergency declaration

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.

Developing . . .


Fight Me said...

I don't care who you are, Republican or Democrat. President Trump has handled this situation horribly.

Can anyone really prove otherwise?

Anonymous said...

Actually, dumping the whole mess in Pence's lap was probably a pretty smart move. He's no dummy and he knows when he's out of his league. When people get mad, he can just point them in Mike's direction.

Anonymous said...

Really might not matter what he does. But in the end people might come around to seeing his point of view. Controlling the borders is essential for safety and public health.

Anonymous said...

Trump hasn't handed it wrong, you Trump haters just want the world to think he has.

Anonymous said...

So you going to his next rally? Please sign up and tell us how it goes. Looking forward to your report @5:08!

I don't think there's much he could have done but kept his mouth shut and let the experts handle it. Sad, very sad he couldn't even to that.

Anonymous said...

Kansas City newsies are stuck betwixt trying to play doctor or garner the same mileage that pundits are getting out of Corona virus story.

And Tony, you just choose to fearmonger. Good choice.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Demosleazeballs scamming President Trump's excellent handling of the Coronovirus outbreak here in America.

They called Trump "RACIST" when he cut off flights from they say he should have done it sooner.

Anonymous said...

3 Meals away from Anarchy

Marcus welby...MD said...

Under 16.. No problems
Healthy immune system .. No problems
HIV.. Concern
Poor immune ..concern
Upper respiratory issues.. Concern
Over 60 w/ poor immune .. NOT GOOD..
where do you fall in these catagories??
From your CDC...

Anonymous said...

^^^ Get the there are people who have suffered this illness who don't fall into any of those categories. Weird.

A dog in Hong Kong tests positive for the coronavirus, WHO officials confirm

Anonymous said...

Killa Shitty has way more to worry about with the CORRUPT-A-VIRUS that has FUBAR'D this KCrumbling KCrimmies KCorrupt KCowtown!!! Repair expenses from potholes---Filth spread by shoddy trash services---Juvie crims from KCPS prison pipeline---Baddies and vermin squatting in blighty buildings---Utility price hikes burden family & business budgets---Property and Etax schemes crushing American Dreams---Murder momentum bleeding public services---YOU,fill in the blank!

Anonymous said...

"Can anyone prove otherwise?" You have the order of proof ass backwards. You go first.

Anonymous said...

Still more likely to get killed in Westport.

Anonymous said...

5:12 how about you STFU?

Anonymous said...

^^ Nazi Geezer

Anonymous said...

7:37 for the slam dunk!

Flight Tracker said...

Except Trump didn't cancel flights from China. Or from South Korea. Or from Italy.

Take a look 5:57. They are still arriving every day every hour. Weird.

Anonymous said...

Trump doesn't know if the rallies are safe. He is a damned liar! "I will repeal and replace Obama care!" "I will build a wall and make Mexico pay for it!" "I will reduce the debt." Fucking liar!!!