A quick peek at where we stand tonight . . .
Kansas City Health Department: As of May, 4 KCMO has recorded 586 positive COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths.
KMBC: "The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 368 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, bringing the statewide total to 8,754. In addition, six new deaths were reported. A total of 358 people have died from the disease."
KSN: Cases of Coronavirus in Kansas increase to 5,245 with 136 deaths
And of course the bigger picture news links from across the nation and around the world . . .
Doc Blocks Conspiracy Theory
Anthony "Tony" Fauci has become the scientific face of America's COVID-19 response, and he says the best evidence shows the virus behind the pandemic was not made in a lab in China. Fauci, the director of the U.S.
Kansas Beef Crisis Cont'd
Outbreaks of the novel coronavirus continue to affect meat-packing plants in Kansas, according to a local report. As of Sunday, the state has reported more than 5,000 cases of the novel virus, but numbers are expected to rise as testing becomes more widely available.
Show-Me Reopen Covid Spike
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported Monday, the largest 24-hour increase in COVID-19 cases in Missouri since the pandemic began. The DHSS reported 368 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. This is the largest increase in coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period that Missouri has had yet.
Collective Rage Predicted
I told Laurie Garrett that she might as well change her name to Cassandra. Everyone is calling her that anyway. She and I were Zooming - that's a verb now, right? - and she pulled out a 2017 book, " Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes."
Nazis rose to power in Germany in part because of dislocations caused by a mass-death pandemic a century ago, research published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday said. The paper, written by bank economist Kristian Blickle, examined how the German political system reacted to the influenza pandemic that struck the world between 1918 and 1920.
Prez Trump Deals With Tragic Coronavirus Numbers
President Donald Trump has warned that the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus outbreak could reach 100,000 - revising upwards his estimate on the number of people the outbreak could kill by tens of thousands. "Look, we're going to lose anywhere from 75, 80 to 100,000 people. That's a horrible thing.
Covid Head Check
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