Thursday, March 12, 2020

Top health official Fauci: People in US not easily getting coronavirus testing 'is a failing'

Top health official Fauci: People in US not easily getting coronavirus testing 'is a failing'
One of the nation’s top health officials leading the coronavirus response on Wednesday admitted it is a “failing” that individuals cannot “easily” get tested for the disease in the U.S.
“The system is not really geared to what we need right now — what you are asking for,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a member of Congress during a House Oversight and Reform hearing Wednesday.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Carefully Keeping Six Feet Away From Trump At Coronavirus Briefing. - Andy Borowitz

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam Trump

The Tom Hanks statement will do more to calm people about coronavirus than any part of Trump's medicated and self-congratulatory reading of a teleprompter. - John Fugelsang

If coronavirus was a person

China Bouncing Back From Coronavirus
Businesses and factories are starting to reopen in Wuhan and restrictions are loosened across China as the nation works to bounce back from the coronavirus quarantine. Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Wuhan for the first time since the virus outbreak.

Here's the bottom line: paid sick leave will save lives. Congress must make it a reality immediately. - Kamala Harris

Just went to Seattle’s UW Medical Center to ask how much patients are being charged for a coronavirus test.

$100-$500 if they have insurance.$1,600 if they don’t. - Michael Hobbes

Republican Shenanigans

When we have people like Donald Trump, Steven Miller & Jared Kushner running our country, it's no wonder why everything is so f**ked up. - Woman in the Moon

Trump's European Ban Excludes Trump Hotel Nations
President Donald Trump’s new European travel restrictions have a convenient side effect: They exempt nations where three Trump-owned golf resorts are located.
Trump is already under fire for visiting his properties in both countries as president, leading to U.S. taxpayer money being spent at his own firms. The president has been saddled with lawsuits and investigations throughout his term alleging that he’s violating the Constitution’s emoluments clause by accepting taxpayer money other than his salary.


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Rock The Voter News

GOP Unveils Immigration Plan: "We Must Make America Somewhere No One Wants To Live." - Andy Borowitz

Biden Should Have Gotten Secret Service Protection After His Wife Had To Protect Him
Congressional leaders have been notified that Joe Biden's presidential campaign has requested protection from the Secret Service, according to a congressional official familiar with the discussions.

I honestly think if Trump resigned there would be a rebound in the markets.  A big one. - Jennifer Rubin


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Business/Tech News

It’s like the Influenza of 1918 married the Stock Market Crash of 1929. - David Tanenhaus 

Trump Ruins Everything He Touches
Stocks cratered Thursday as the escalating coronavirus pandemic and lingering questions about President Trump’s response drove the worst day of losses for Wall Street since the 1987 crash.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a loss of 2,352 points, dropping 10 percent for its steepest loss by percentage since falling 22.6 percent on Oct. 19, 1987.

NPR RADIO: South Korea is now testing 20,000 people every day including with mobile units and quarantining those infected. Life is essentially normal with no travel restrictions or closures. New cases are now declining daily.


The village medic came by today to check on our health, gave us coronavirus info sheets. He said he'd return in June to give us our yearly flu shots, unless we needed a coronavirus test before then. This is all free in Costa Rica. The USA needs to do better.



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Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. I imagine it was popular with pirates back in the day. I can picture Capt' Jack Sparrow there.


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