Wednesday Reads: Covid-1.0Posted: April 15, 2020 | |
I won’t have a tombstone…but if I did, this is what I would want it to say…
I voted for Hillary Rodham Clinton.
A new epidemiology model finds that, if Trump had taken action on social distancing two weeks earlier than he did, 90% of U.S. coronavirus deaths could have been prevented.https://t.co/RbLtYqxxmH pic.twitter.com/O3TwwHt7Fi
— Ian Sams (@IanSams) April 15, 2020
Keep in mind, Americans are dying during these briefings.
During yesterday’s briefing, between 5:30 and 7:45, there were 93 reported deaths.
— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) April 14, 2020
We’re going to put our lives in the hands of Vince McMahon?!?Too many dead wrestlers, if they could, would tell us that this is a terrible idea. https://t.co/VV8kxIyY0F
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) April 14, 2020
The latest stupid:
The president's adviser appeared to be confused about the origin of COVID-19's name. https://t.co/73CwM1rurv
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) April 15, 2020
Kellyanne Conway than an hour apart:
"This is covid-19, not covid-1 folks…you would think the people in charge of the World Health Organization…would be on top of that”
“It's called covid-19 not covid-20, it originated in 2019”https://t.co/IsDJGmif2J
— JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) April 15, 2020
You are getting your money late because the President thinks it is more important that his name be on the check than that you are able to pay your bills on time. This is not a rhetorical flourish. The checks are delayed. Because Trump.
— Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) April 15, 2020
If he's going to put his name on stimulus checks, then his name also belongs on every death certificate that resulted from his 70-day delay in taking action. https://t.co/iX07X0cByT
— Chris Lu (@ChrisLu44) April 15, 2020
— Tom Toles (@TomTolesToons) April 15, 2020
Here is a new Covid update…it is obvious but seeing it in print makes me shiver in disgust:
Q: Can the virus travel on your shoes?
A: Yes. Samples taken from the soles of the medical staff working in intensive care units in Wuhan, China, where the coronavirus outbreak started, tested positive for coronavirus on the soles of their shoes.https://t.co/0PXrOdtjM4
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) April 15, 2020
U.S. now has more confirmed #COVID19 cases than the next 4 countries combined.
— Jason Kander (@JasonKander) April 15, 2020
Finally some “other” links of interest:
"This pandemic serves as a warning that only by coming together with a coordinated, global response will we meet the unprecedented magnitude of the challenges we face."https://t.co/5Hvs0nXoKp
— Ani Sangye 🆘️ ⚖ (@SangyeH) April 15, 2020
— #WOMENSART (@womensart1) April 14, 2020
50,000-year-old string found at #France #Neanderthal site – the oldest yet discovered – found in a cave has cast further doubt on the idea that Neanderthals were cognitively inferior to modern humans. https://t.co/YFeRqdw0CE #Archaeology
— OriginalBADYOGAKITTYⓋ (@minamaya13) April 14, 2020
Just end it here, with this drawing :
Drawing of a frog
Chinese, date and artist unknown pic.twitter.com/ktTohHlKO1
— Rabih Alameddine (@rabihalameddine) April 14, 2020