A bold statement that deserves a highlight from the top health honcho in Kansas City.
His strongest tweet so far picked up by City Hall:
“If you’re over 70, you have absolutely no business going out.” - @RexArcherMD
"If you’re over 60, have a serious health problem or live with someone who fits that description, go nowhere you don’t have to go."
And this leads us to a glimpse at big picture news:
Doom & Gloom Debated
Health and Human Services whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright testified before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Health Thursday Bright described the moment that he knew the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic was doomed He recalled having a conversation with Texas-based mask maker Mike Bowen who said 'we're in
LA Orders USA???
L.A. County Coronavirus Update: Public Health Director Says, "Masks Are, In Fact, Mandatory Across The Entire County"
The day after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asserted that that every person in the city was mandated to wear masks outdoors, L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said the same restriction applied countywide. "Our Health Officer order is very clear," said Ferrer at her Thursday COVID briefing.
Sport Talk Fact Checked
Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy took to social media on Wednesday to rant about coronavirus restrictions and the changing priorities of health officials he says want to keep people at home until there is a virus cure - even though high level health officials have laid out their advice differently.
Prez Trump Readies Troops To Fight Coronavirus
President Trump says he would "rapidly" mobilize the U.S. military to distribute a coronavirus vaccine once it's ready, focusing first on nursing homes and the elderly most vulnerable to deadly complications from the virus. Mr. Trump made the comments during an interview with Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo.
Kansas City Nurse Shares Brutal Pandemic Testimony
Jenn Caldwell is a hospital nurse in Kansas City, Missouri. By her estimate, she has cared for nearly three dozen Covid-19 patients since the pandemic began, and her close friend, a fellow nurse, has died from the virus. When she developed an upset stomachconsistent with Covid-19 she lost her composure.
COVID Attacks Spike
By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - Accused criminals across the United States have started using the threat of deadly COVID-19 infection as a weapon in attacks on police, retail clerks and grocers trying to keep the nation fed during lockdown.
Pandemic & More Perfect Union
Eight weeks into this nation's greatest crisis since World War II, we seem no closer to a national strategy to reopen the nation, rebuild the economy and defeat the coronavirus. Why it matters: America's ongoing cultural wars over everything have weakened our ability to respond to this pandemic.
Hopefully, more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!