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At least 6,900 people living in or connected to nursing homes across the U.S. have died of the coronavirus, a New York Times tally found, far more people than previously known.— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 17, 2020
About one-fifth of all U.S. virus deaths are linked to the facilities. https://t.co/wH4IlKmvQW
You know what’s “dumb” — @realDonaldTrump calling the #coronavirus a “hoax” & failing to take actions that would have saved lives. #DumbDonald has made us sicker and poorer. Thankfully, @SpeakerPelosi is putting public health above her personal interests. We will defeat this. https://t.co/tNlTOrxbmQ— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) April 19, 2020
The most economically, scientifically, and technologically advanced country on the planet is ranked 38th in tests per person. Donald Trump had to work hard to screw up such a massive advantage. His trust in China lost months, as did his belief COVID-19 would magically go away. https://t.co/2jkbagnu3N— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) April 19, 2020
Amazing study, supporting droplet (rather than aerosol) as key means of transmission. One asymptomatic person infected 10 (out of 91) at restaurant—but *only* if they were in direct line of air pushed by the A/C. (Aerosol would have infected others, too). https://t.co/j8VXjnWtlN pic.twitter.com/w8yNENCT6M— zeynep tufekci (@zeynep) April 18, 2020
"The scenario that Trump has been unrolling at his daily press briefings — that the lockdowns will end soon, that a protective pill is almost at hand, that football stadiums and restaurants will soon be full — is a fantasy, most experts said."https://t.co/bcT67hzTJu— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) April 19, 2020
Feeds are up, but if the WH announced it for 500pm on the WH website, and announced it to media for 545pm, who actually knows when they’ll start.