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Thu June 04, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump was monitored for heart risk while taking hydroxychloroquine, White House says, in a situation akin to checking the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz for cognitive decline
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Tue June 02, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
27% of polled Americans don't plan on getting a COVID-19 vaccine, number rises to 40% of Republicans
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
CoV-2 looks like a hybrid of viruses from two different species (bats and pangolins), which, ironically probably means it wasn't cooked in a lab. OTOH, this also suggests there's a LOT of coronaviruses regularly exchanging genetic info
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Bank of America pledges $1bil to assist economic and racial inequality intensified by pandemic. Considering all they've already stolen they're still waaaaay ahead
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(The Drum)
 
 
 
Some good news: "The evidence indicates that the economic effects of the 1918 influenza pandemic were short-term... society recovered from the 1918 influenza quickly. The Spanish flu left almost no discernible mark on the aggregate US economy"
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Mon June 01, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Eli Lilly begins infecting people, intentionally
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Sun May 31, 2020
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Florida has reported just 2,500 COVID deaths since the pandemic began, a remarkably low number given the age and size of their population. They have, however, seen a shiat-ton of "pneumonia" deaths recently. Hmmmmm
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Oh you've probably got the 'rona, the question is how much did you get of it
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Evidence of COVID-19 in patients. In November. In France
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Sat May 30, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Scientists say that eventually it will be us or them. Personally, I'm taking the side of the chickens
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(ACSH)
 
 
 
Put down the "pandemic porn", it'll make you grow the coronavirus on the palms of your hands
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Thu May 28, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Mexico's hospitals are killing as many people as the Coronavirus
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(MSN)
 
 
 
From Texas to Wisconsin to California: "Sorry, no mask allowed, please bare with us thru the ridiculous fearful times"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Governor Cuomo: "I have a shovel in the trunk of my car." Interesting thing to admit
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
New study shows that asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 may be even more prevalent than previously thought and can shed the virus for 8 days, but go ahead keep complaining about having to wear a mask when you're "healthy"
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Wed May 27, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Can't have a second wave if the first wave never ends
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
CFB is returning, and the fans, coaches, administrations, alumni, fund raisers, ticket scalpers, front-yard-parkers, TV crews, advertisers, etc. couldn't be happier. Did anyone ask the players?
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(AP News)
 
 
 
A new poll says half of Americans would get a COVID vaccine. The other half say "It's in Thanos' hands now"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Sport absolutely no one cares about announces plans for comeback
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Tue May 26, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Unless you live in Chicago, the pandemic has caused a reduction in crime
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Mick Mulvaney may not know or care what the prevention paradox is, but his latest statement on COVID-19 seems to be a textbook example of it
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Mon May 25, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
Weeners
 
Are you pandemic-buying hot dogs like a weiner-crazed hotdog nut? Hotdogs are flying off the shelves at supermarkets these coronavirus days
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The largest hospital systems got $5 billion in coronavirus emergency funds, despite sitting on $100B in cash. Fark: some are big enough to have their own investment portfolios that earn more than patient care
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Sun May 24, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Wait... there are people who still have faith in Washington?
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Fri May 22, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Faced with challenges at home and abroad, Xi whips out his red dragon
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Well I will bike 500 miles and I will bike 200 more, just to bring my daddy safe back home, even though he's sick and sore
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(Stat News)
 
 
 
SARS-CoV-2 is compromising cellular mechanics in ways heretofore never observed by virologists
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Beach towns have one message for NYC residents: fuhgeddabouddit
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Podcast recommendations for when coronavirus has you feeling all WTF about how long of a Slow Burn we're going through in This American Life
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Get ready to party like it's 1919
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Thu May 21, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Trump says that even if there's a second round of coronavirus, he won't close the country
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
It's taken a heroic effort, but researchers may have uncovered the Achilles heel of viruses
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
It's taken a heroic effort, but researchers may have uncovered the Achilles heel of viruses
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Wed May 20, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
"Bring out yer dead... Bring out yer dead"
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
A lesson in how to fleece the public: the 36-hour Moderna vaccine frenzy
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
CDC director Robert Redfield: America's ready to start its grand reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. Also crematoriums are no longer at full capacity and need bodies
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(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
Party and Power over People: Trump and his enablers in the Republican party are responsible for the needless deaths of tens of thousands of American citizens
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Sorry, broflakes, looks as if wearing masks may in fact reduce coronavirus transmission by 75 percent
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(Fast Company)
 
 
 
Bill Gates suggests five books worth reading in these troubling times. Your suggestions to the right
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Mon May 18, 2020
(CBS News)
 
 
 
The 60 Minutes segment causing this morning's Presidential Freakout
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(CBS Sports)
 
 
 
The Food Poisoning Game
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Sun May 17, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
White House plans to improve Trump's image using (a) a comb, (b) a more natural-looking spray tan, or (c) a PR campaign?
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(Daily Star)
 
 
 
For all of you wanting to come out of lockdown early, here's how the second wave of the Spanish flu was even deadlier than first (possible nsfw content on page)
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Sat May 16, 2020
(PJ Media)
 
 
 
Newest right wing talking point: masks aren't useful and are actually dangerous to wearers
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Oh, not this shiat again
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Fri May 15, 2020
(The US Sun)
 
 
 
Wacky West Wing fans believe the show is all real life, now think the show predicted the coronavirus with a 'chilling' scene about global pandemics and failed vaccines. Oh wait, that does sound real
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Scientists say the best treatment for COVID-19 may be a cocktail, which means Drew is likely immortal
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Stupid prize won
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Dr. Trump says virus will just go away because I'm both crossing my fingers and wishing on a star. That's what I learned when I got my medical degree at Trump University
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Testing may be frankly overrated, says the one of the only two people on the entire planet who gets tested daily
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Thu May 14, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
White House named project to produce and distribute COVID-19 vaccine "Operation Warp Speed". Tag brought to you by Captain Jean-Luc Picard
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Dude bros less likely to wear masks cause they're not cool, bro
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Dude bros less likely to wear masks cause they're not cool, bro
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
New poll says most Americans disapprove of how Trump is handling pandemic
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(My Fox 8 Greensboro)
 
 
 
113-year-old woman survives two world wars, Spanish flu and now coronavirus in order to keep her grip on the Oldest Woman in Spain title
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Bright forecasts darkness
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Wed May 13, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Much like your kids still living at home, COVID-19 may never go away
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(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
147,000 dead by Aug. 4
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Spread it far and do read it wide: A drug company actually doing something to benefit mankind that does not make them richer
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Spread it far and do read it wide: A drug company actually doing something to benefit mankind that does not make them richer
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Remember when His Orangeness gazed with steely confidence into the future and predicted we could lose as many as 100,000 Americans to COVID-19? Well, he was right. Assuming there aren't any more deaths at all after June 6
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Tue May 12, 2020
(The Indy Channel)
 
 
 
Woman spends two nights in hospital with pneumonia in early March but tested negative for Covid19. Got better and went about her business. Then she recently got an antibody test. Whoops
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(NBC Chicago)
 
 
 
Cure found for the 'rona: shove a flashlight up your nose
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(Stat News)
 
 
 
A coronavirus vaccine should be mandatory for all Americans, across the board to put it behind us
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(Digital Trends)
 
 
 
Bill Gates regrets he didn't do more to warn world about pandemics. Still refuses to apologize for Windows ME
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Remember the cheesy sci-fi movies where there's a lottery to get on the spaceships to get off the doomed Earth? It's like that sort of, but not really. Also, you're with us at the back of the line with the rest of the poors
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Mon May 11, 2020
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
How 'rona is changing our language. You probably read about this last Blursday while in iso with your quarantini
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Sun May 10, 2020
(Daily Star)
 
 
 
Not OK, boomer (possible nsfw content on page)
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Fri May 08, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Doctors in Paris identify first French man who surrendered to Covid-19
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Thu May 07, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Not only does Montana have the fewest coronavirus cases per capita it also has one of the best labs in the world for producing a cure, located in a tiny town a stone's throw from a giant wilderness area
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Know who else loved the Nazis? It's beginning to make more sense in terms of today
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Know who else loved the Nazis? It's beginning to make more sense in terms of today
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(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Antivaxxer✅ Rugby player✅ Playing during COVID19✅
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(AP News)
 
 
 
The White House just killed the CDC's unreleased playbook on safely reopening the US because, you know, facts. "Agency scientists were told the guidance 'would never see the light of day.'"
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(Media Matters)
 
 
 
FDA and FTC send warning to QAnon conspiracy site for pushing insane Coronavirus conspiracy theories
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Wed May 06, 2020
(ProPublica)
 
 
 
Not content with cupping your balls and stealing your luggage, TSA withheld unneeded stockpile of 1.3 million N95 masks from hospitals and first responders. Fark needs a Pure Evil tag
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Booty call sinks sage scientist
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Tue May 05, 2020
(Fark)
 
 
 
Farker Znuh (me) survived COVID-19, was hospitalized, and documented the whole thing. Full summary of what it was like, and tips that hopefully might help you get through it
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
If you wondered why the number of resolved cases of COVID-19 are so low, it's because people aren't recovering
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Remember "desk-hoteling" and "open office" plans that many tech businesses and the federal government insisted were the wave of the future for workspace? In a post Covid-19 world those are clearly going to be a thing of the past
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Even in the massive Jambalaya of Crazy that is the anti-lockdown "movement", this guy stands out: "GOP Ohio state lawmaker refuses to wear face mask because faces are the 'likeness of God'
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Apparently the current dominant coronavirus strain is actually a mutated version that is much more contagious than the original. But go ahead and ease social restrictions now, red states, by all means
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Mon May 04, 2020
(American Consequences)
 
 
 
PJ O'Rourke is editing some weird magazine for Covid-19 truthers
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(Politico)
 
 
 
In which we see a desperate attempt to retcon the Obama Administration's successful attempt to contain the H1N1 pandemic that occurred just three months into his presidency because Biden was involved and the Horse Race MUST be preserved
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Dr Fauci compares US to Humpty Dumpty
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(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
From the 'who couldn't see this coming' files: Many countries now reporting new coronavirus infection peaks after easing their lockdowns too early
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(PBS)
 
 
 
Why getting the U.S. back to normal in the next couple months is a 'fantasy'
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Why does our cultural memory of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic feel so distant?
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Sun May 03, 2020
(The Morning Call)
 
 
 
Jonas Salk used his kids as test monkeys for the polio vaccine. A second dose was injected while pics were taken for March of Dimes publicity. Try and imagine this happening today
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(The Morning Call)
 
 
 
Jonas Salk used his kids as test monkeys for the polio vaccine. A second dose was injected while pics were taken for March of Dimes publicity. Try and imagine this happening today
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Fri May 01, 2020
(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Differences in reporting criteria make it impossible to directly compare mortality from the flu to that from COVID-19. "In other words, the coronavirus is not anything like the flu: It is much, much worse
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(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
"Even if you go back into 1917, that was the worst of all time, but it was also not as bad as here. It was a bad one, but it wasn't quite like what we're going through right now," says Trump of flu pandemic that killed 650,000 Americans. In 1918
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(Fox5 DC)
 
 
 
The coronavirus pandemic will likely last until the middle of Biden's first term or Trump's corruption trial, whichever comes first
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Defining civil liberties in a time of pandemic is tough
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Thu April 30, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
"You say Obama left you broken tests... it's a new virus. How could the tests have been broken?"
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
The States and Feds apparently can't get any decent COVID-19 testing off the ground, but apparently Rite Aid can
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Wed April 29, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
60,000
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Tue April 28, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
On the positive side, Trump now has fewer documented lies during his presidency than U.S. Coronavirus fatalities
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(wtnh.com)
 
 
 
122-year-old bar didn't close during the 1918 pandemic, and isn't closing now, but you do have to wear a mask
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(CBC)
 
 
 
"Yeah we could have done more. Sorry" - Canada's top doctor
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Mon April 27, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Juvenile correctional centers are now the latest Covid-19 hotspots
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
CDC says you may be ill, if you've got headache, fever, and a chill. if you are you're out of luck, 'cause nobody gives a
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(WAVY Virginia)
 
 
 
Anti-vaccine activist who was arrested after she repeatedly refused orders by police to leave a playground that had been closed because of the pandemic has apologized, meaning six more weeks of quarantine
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Sat April 25, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Nice try PETA, would you like a large or small order of fries with that whopper, mate?
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Covid-19 has globally killed 200,000 people and it only took 4 months unlike that slacker influenza that takes a whole year to get near those numbers
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(Bored Panda)
 
 
 
Cats get it, dogs get it, even pigeons get it. We're going to put this in the D'awww tab to distract us from the humans who don't get
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Fri April 24, 2020
(Science Magazine)
 
 
 
The first results from the COVID-19 antibody studies are in and it looks like we have achieved Shroedinger's herd immunity
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
China donates $30 million to WHO to ensure they're stigginit to Trump
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Bill Gates explains all the innovations we will need before we can go back to normal, and the timeline for these
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Thu April 23, 2020
(Stat News)
 
 
 
The good news: Study shows potential coronavirus treatment remdesivir causes less harm to patients than chloroquine. The bad news: It doesn't really harm the coronavirus either
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump is undercounting and overpromising again. He's telling everyone US will only see 60,000 deaths, but we'll hit that figure in a week, and the infection is still spreading unchecked. And that's just the first wave
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Scientists will science the virus
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Liberal conspiracy to kill the economy and make Trump look bad reaches all the way back to 1918
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Donald Trump: No One could have known how badly this pandemic would damage the economy. Reuters 2013: I am No One
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Wed April 22, 2020
(The Advocate)
 
 
 
Watching Hannity is killing people. Literally. Here's the science
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Real Housewives lady thinks coronavirus as God's way of thinning the herd. So, why are reality shows still around. I mean, if God wants to thin the herd, get rid of Real Housewives, The Apprentice and every other God-awful reality show
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(CNN)
 
 
 
First Covid deaths in California occurred on February 6, 2020, way earlier than previously thought
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Tue April 21, 2020
(Stat News)
 
 
 
Director of U.S. agency key to coronavirus vaccine development leaves role suddenly. Yeah this is not a good thing and will not end well
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(National Review)
 
 
 
Say "It's a flu" again, motherf*cker
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(CNN)
 
 
 
CDC chief warns that the flu could tag-team with covid-19 to kick our assess this winter
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(KQED San Francisco)
 
 
 
Procedures for fighting wildfires during pandemics ...will be known in 3-6 months
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump's bizarre effort to tag Obama's swine flu response as 'a disaster'. "It's a mystery why Trump persists in this false attack when the facts have turned against him"
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Federal projections for what happens if Trump and the "I'm a vector" protesters get their way
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Mon April 20, 2020
(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Florida's recent pneumonia death statistics suggest Coronavirus appeared earlier, and has been much deadlier, than state officials admit
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(The Week)
 
 
 
That's how "The Andromeda Strain" ended
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(Page Six)
 
 
 
Bob Odenkirk says it's all good man while discussing his son's recovery from coronavirus
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump's coronavirus testing czar was given 30 minutes to resign or be fired at Texas A&M's vaccine development lab. Job evaluation: "more interested in promoting yourself," low marks on being a "team player," The Best People™
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Sisters have died from the pandemic - 102 years apart
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Sun April 19, 2020
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Jeff Bezos: "Excellent. These color monitors have already paid for themselves"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
WHO: U.S. researchers, physicians and public health experts. WHERE: WHO HQ in Geneva. WHY: Transmitted real-time information about COVID-19's discovery and spread in China to Trump Administration officials. WHEN: Late 2019. WHAT...the f*ck
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
In 1918, people in San Francisco refused to obey a mandatory mask order and turned out for mass protests against it. Guess what happened next
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Sat April 18, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
We are NOT overreacting to the deadly coronavirus, if anything there are too many people underreacting
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Teenager? Check. Posting about her probable COVID-19 infection on Instagram? Check. Local Sheriff threatening to arrest her if she doesn't delete it? Check. First Amendment? Nope, not for you, little girl
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
It turns out there is a historical connection between pilates and the 1918 flu pandemic
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Fri April 17, 2020
(CBS Los Angeles 2)
 
 
 
Hey Bud, what's your problem?
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Coronavirus detectable in crotch area
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Thu April 16, 2020
(Media Matters)
 
 
 
Let's take a trip down Propaganda Lane
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(The Daily Signal)
 
 
 
Speaking about the Spanish Flu pandemic, Woodrow Wilson may as well have been Wilson from "Cast Away"
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Wed April 15, 2020
(Visual Capitalist)
 
 
 
What Americans are and aren't buying these days. Hot: bread makers. Old and busted: luggage
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(Entertainment Weekly)
 
 
 
How your favorite TV doctor would respond to a pandemic like coronavirus. Dr Hannibal Lector surprisingly not included
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Are all you indoor types ready for a pandemic summer?
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Guess who tried to gut CDC program directed at detecting and responding to infectious-disease outbreaks? If you guessed Trump, you'd be wrong, but it's probably your next guess
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Tue April 14, 2020
(Science Magazine)
 
 
 
2022
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
So why are we shut down for COVID-19, and weren't for SARS, MERS, swine flu, or ebola? Two factors: Virulence and deadliness. Those diseases only had one or the other. COVID has both
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(WCNC Charlotte)
 
 
 
Woman tests positive for coronavirus despite not leaving the house in 3 weeks. I mean, yeah, her husband leaves the house. And that one lady came by
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
As the number of lies Trump has told in office reaches 18,000, the main question has now become will he leave office next year having told more falsehoods or killed more Americans from COVID-19?
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Mon April 13, 2020
(Central Maine)
 
 
 
This is the plot to most summer camp movies. All we need now is Camp Tigerclaw, boobies, and Old Man Johnson
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
France surrenders until May 11
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(CNN)
 
 
 
As we approach 2 million world wide confirmed cases of Covid-19 here an updated list of potential symptoms which basically boils down to you'll never know if you have/had Covid-19 unless you get tested
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Trump fumes over the unfairness of the fallout from his own behavior
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Nearly all of trump's base believes the novel coronavirus was made in a lab
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Woman stays home three weeks to avoid danger. There's a knock at the door. You can imagine what happens next
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Never pick a fight with someone who buys videotape by the barrel
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(Slate)
 
 
 
A Coronavirus survivor has some advice and shares his regrets so other men won't make the same mistakes
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Sun April 12, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Inside America's two-decade complete failure to prepare for the coronavirus that is ravaging us today. Yes everyone is to blame
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(PBS)
 
 
 
Well looks like we might have burgers for Thanksgiving
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(Quartz)
 
 
 
Why the current push to "reopen the country" is a bad idea
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Sat April 11, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
First results in on Gilead coronavirus drug. Magic 8 Ball says: "future uncertain, check back later"
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Fri April 10, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Governor mulling over opening schools because 'Coronavirus doesn't seem to threaten kids'. Yup, Florida
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
We are doomed
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Thu April 09, 2020
(Mercury News)
 
 
 
WHO determines dogs not susceptible to COVID-19. All dogs under quarantine can now go outside. In other words, WHO let the dogs out
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(Christian Post)
 
 
 
"Do I have concerns about a vaccine? Yes, but not because of a microchip that would identify me to the antichrist"
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(Wired)
 
 
 
How many Americans have to die from Covid-19 before Fox News viewers start to worry? 1.6 million
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Simulation shows how easily a cough can spread coronavirus. It's like the nuclear blast scene from Terminator 2
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(SB Nation)
 
 
 
What, you mean don't have pandemic insurance?
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Wed April 08, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Special report that sheds light on the clusterfark that was going on behind the scenes in the months leading up to the coronavirus outbreak in the UK
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Dr. House tells Mr. Trump the bad news: It's Lupus. As well as arthritis and malaria
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Chris Cuomo rages against Trump's asinine leadership
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(Snopes)
 
 
 
Have plagues really occured every hundred years?
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(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Maybe it works better if you say "Expelliarmus" instead of coughing?
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Tue April 07, 2020
(ProPublica)
 
 
 
How NYC's emergency stockpile of ventilators ended up on the auction block
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(Centers for Disease Control)
 
 
 
As of today, more Americans have now died from COVID-19 than died in the 2009 swine flu pandemic - which started in the US. Thanks, Obama
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
The Cathedral of St.John the Divine is New York City's largest gothic cathedral. And in a few days it will be New York City's largest gothic field hospital
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(Annals of Internal Medicine)
 
 
 
Small study: "Both surgical and cotton masks [on mouths of patients] seem to be ineffective in preventing the dissemination of SARS-CoV-2 from the coughs of patients with COVID-19 to the environment and external mask surface"
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Mon April 06, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Trump administration was warned about the threat of coronavirus in January. Wait, did I say January? I meant 2017
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(Spin Magazine)
 
 
 
Save a prayer for John Taylor
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Sun April 05, 2020
(WonderWall)
 
 
 
Dr. Drew apologizes for calling the COVID-19 reaction a "press-induced panic"
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(News 12 Westchester)
 
 
 
NY village bans leaf blowers to prevent virus, which won't be the dumbest thing you read today because it's still early
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(Bored Panda)
 
 
 
Pics of home made face masks that probably only protect you from looking sane
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Sat April 04, 2020
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
A warning to all you Farkers, don't drink head lice shampoo
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(AlterNet)
 
 
 
Of course the Tea Party is to blame for the medical stockpile loss
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(Fox 31 Denver)
 
 
 
Colorado coronavirus skeptic... and you already know what happens next
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Fri April 03, 2020
(Nautil.us)
 
 
 
Handy article to be reposted in two weeks, or when every armchair epidemiologist and data analyst will claim the worst has passed
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Fox News blames the democrats for **spins the wheel** downplaying the coronavirus pandemic. In other news, Devin Nunes discovers he now has competition for all those grapefruits
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(Times Union)
 
 
 
"Man plans, and God laughs" - Why were we caught unaware by this virus when we've seen this play out so many times in our history?
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(ArcaMax)
 
 
 
Another day, another story of how the Trump administration closed an early-warning pandemic program. FARK: the program was aimed at detecting novel coronaviruses and the staff had been working with the lab in Wuhan that identified covid-19
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Thu April 02, 2020
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
A Brief History of March 2, 2020
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
A doctor in Pittsburgh who has been studying coronaviruses for decades publishes an article about having success in mice with a microneedle vaccine against COVID-19
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Couple quarantined together after contracting virus on their first date. "I really like her eyes," he said, before contemplating feasting on them when the cans of corn nog are depleted
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
"I'm sorry to tell you this, but along with coronavirus, you also have a rare brain condition." "Well, at least I don't have coronavirus"
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(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
How the film industry of Hollywood coped with the 1918 influenza pandemic, which hit some names such as Lillian Gish and Walt Disney. Subby notices they were wearing masks back in silent films reflecting that period
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Wed April 01, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
Richest country in the world forces doctors to buy life saving equipment with their own salaries
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
White House economist's study from 2019 warned a pandemic could kill a half million Americans and devastate the economy. A study? You should have turned that into a TV show. With fighting gorillas. Maybe then someone would have paid attention
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Absolutely not, Mr. Vice President. Because there's a major difference between belittling something and repeatedly lying about it
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Absolutely not, Mr. Vice President. Because there's a major difference between belittling something and repeatedly lying about it
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Once optimistic pandemic expert wonders why she got things so wrong about the coronavirus: 'I just assumed that the US system would be a little bit better than China was able to do, and I just couldn't have been more wrong'
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(RealClearPolitics)
 
 
 
From the clear thinkers at RCP: "We think we need some second or third opinions. We truly are shutting down America and harming a great many Americans, based on the worst fears that have not been true and are not on the horizon"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Last night was the part of the movie where the guy playing the president switched from "Relax, everything's fine the asteroid's going to miss Earth completely" to "Yeah so the rock is already in the atmosphere, and this is an extinction level event"
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
The only hospital for miles around was losing money, so it closed. You know how it is. Good luck with the pandemic
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Tue March 31, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
Pandemic expert: Remember when I said in February the US would do okay if we did things about COVID-19? It's the end of March, we never did any of those things, and I feel pissed off and guilty. Oh, and I got it myself
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(ProPublica)
 
 
 
Last year, the Trump Administration finally got around to ordering portable ventilators for emergency use. Since you're reading this on Fark, guess what happened
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Social distancing might be working says internet connected thermometer company
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Senator R-on Johnson of Wisconsin is demanding that "death is inevitable, so get back to work." With picture of what Death may look like
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
If you're 'essential' enough to work through a pandemic, you're essential enough to be paid a living farking wage
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Mon March 30, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Tell Me Something Good: Sorry got nothing, just an FBI report on a Chinese Scientist bringing vials of SARS & MERS into the USA
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(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
If you ever wondered what the view was like from the summit of Mount Stupid here's an interview with a law professor pretending to be an epidemiologist
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
There may soon be a quick, non-invasive coronavirus testing method available. Your tester wants steak
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
Ken Shimura, who was described as Japan's Robin Williams, has died of Coronavirus at 70
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(MSN)
 
 
 
China had a fail-safe system for tracking contagions. Tag says it all
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Great news: Johnson & Johnson has identified a lead candidate in its efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Bad news: Clinical human trials start 6 months away
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Even by his own standards, Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic is an utter failure. Wait, Trump has standards?
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Stephen King points out he wrote The Stand over 40 years ago, so why wasn't America better prepared?
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Sun March 29, 2020
(Fark)
 
 
 
What are some good band names for the moment? I've got The Social Distancing for an emo band (always with the "The") and Snot Rocket and the Social Distancers for a punk band
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Gee, if only the Obama Administration had planned to order a new, cheaper, better ventilator for the national stockpile we'd be fine right now. What? They did do that? And the "free market" screwed the pooch? Ya don't say
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Sat March 28, 2020
(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
Here's Sam Neill covering Radiohead on a ukulele
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(Baltimore Sun)
 
 
 
Feds giving out masks that are "technically past their expiration date". The best kind of past their expiration date
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Rush Limbaugh says, wake up people. Coronavirus task force is part of the deep state. Sure, it's Trump's coronavirus task force, but still. You just need to remove the people who know stuff
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Trump diagnosed with TB, Transparent Bullshiat
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Fri March 27, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
In these trying times of social isolation, there's one activity that can help bring us all together: Laughing at the asshats who are now being forced to walk back their tough-guy, "coronavirus is no big deal" pronouncements from only a few weeks ago
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
What should you do if you think you have coronavirus?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
101 year old Italian man born during Spanish flu in 1919 survives covid19. Qual è il prossimo? Prendilo
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(KFOR Oklahoma City)
 
 
 
If you combine Gov. Stitt and faith leaders you get Sith, just sayin'
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Thu March 26, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Goodbye Gen Z. Welcome 'Generation C'
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(Independent)
 
 
 
You couldn't cure stupid before, but maybe Covid-19 can
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
NBC figures you already have a show about pandemic ravaging New York on your TV right now
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(PennLive)
 
 
 
Our fantastic health care system in the US is forcing hard choices for COVID-19 victims. Do they go to the hospital and face crippling bills or do they die at home?
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
"Rudderless, blindsided, lethargic, and uncoordinated, America has mishandled the COVID-19 crisis to a substantially worse degree than what every health expert I've spoken with had feared"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Sometimes it pays to be a prepper. Difficulty, National Cathedral, tag is for the head stonemason
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(LAist)
 
 
 
A lengthy look back to how Los Angeles dealt with shutdown from the influenza outbreak in 1918. This article touches more bases than the Dodgers' lineup does, and is pretty timely too
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Wed March 25, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
We don't need this stupid pandemic prep crap, we got other stuff to do, said DHS halfwits just months before the coronavirus pandemic hit
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(ProPublica)
 
 
 
Right-wing talk show hosts never got the White House "message", still claim coronavirus is but a mere scratch. Self-correcting problem, etc
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(AlterNet)
 
 
 
Ann Coulter joins the conservative chorus who want to sacrifice the elderly for billionaires AND can't get the hang of "numbers"
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Tue March 24, 2020
(Center for Public Integrity)
 
 
 
A secret government stockpile of ventilators only contains 16,600 machines - far too few to deal with the coronavirus pandemic
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Why we can't have nice things: Snopes is overwhelmed by COVID-19 misinformation. 'Exhausting our staff in this crisis is not the cure for what is ailing our industry'
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Anyone shocked that Trump seems to be willing to prioritize the health of the economy of the health of the American people REALLY hasn't been paying attention to what he and the GOP have done with the EPA, HHS, SNAP, ICE, Obamacare etc etc
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
When COVID-19 treatments do arrive, they will likely fall into two categories, neither of which you will probably be able to afford
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(Patheos)
 
 
 
Christian Activist: The good thing about the Covid-19 pandemic, is it's bringing Trump even closer to Jesus
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(Global News (Canada))
 
 
 
"Mompreneur" and owner of the Yummy Mummy Emporium & Apothecary invites you to come on down to the store even if you're feverish and coughing because "germs don't cause disease" and "COVID-19 is a pandemic hoax"
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Mon March 23, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Trump has said 33 significant, provably false things about the Coronavirus pandemic since the beginning of March; which, if we grade on the Trump Curve almost counts as him being forthright and honest
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
People diagnosed with Covid-19 want you to know these 8 things. Tl;dr you can guess all of them: it sucks, don't watch the news, quit hoarding, etc
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
WHO says Coronavirus has hit nearly every nation on earth. WHO, I don't know, dnrtfa. Could be Roger Daltry maybe or that other guy
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(Miami New Times)
 
 
 
With almost no sports, FanDuel will let you bet on anything, from politics to reality TV show outcomes to whether this headline will receive double digit negative Link Votes
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(The Federalist)
 
 
 
"Of course, it sounds very callous to talk about considering the costs. It seems harsh to ask whether the nation might be better off letting a few hundred thousand people die..." says Federalist genius who then goes on to ask
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
How do you kill that which has no life?
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
How to play coughing roulette and determine if you've got Coronavirus, Influenza, or Allergies
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(Mike Rowe)
 
 
 
Mike Rowe reminds us about Safety 3rd
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(NBC Chicago)
 
 
 
"Yes. A successful shelter in place means that you will feel like it was all for nothing. And you would be right. Because 'nothing' means that nothing happened to your family and that's what we are going for here"
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Sat March 21, 2020
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Missionary group decides the last uncontacted tribes in the Amazon shouldn't miss out on the coronavirus fun
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(Medium)
 
 
 
More frightening than COVID-19 may be DKE-19, and there is little hope of a cure
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(Evansville Courier Press)
 
 
 
Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana is asking its community to help mitigate their mask shortage by making and donating CDC-compliant masks per the video linked in this here article. Ask your local healthcare facilities if they want your help
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Internet-connected thermometers used for predicting the spread of flu might be tracking COVID-19 in real time -- something previously impossible, given the lack of testing for the disease
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Larry Brilliant, epidemiologist, slayer of smallpox, and predictor of pandemics: "Speaking as a public health person, [Trump's initial response to COVID] is the most irresponsible act of an elected official that I've ever witnessed in my lifetime"
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Fri March 20, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Do the Coronavirus tests actually work? Maybe....maybe not
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(MLive.com)
 
 
 
Your tits and teeth can wait until this is all over
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(Medium)
 
 
 
Coronavirus - the everything summary 2: Hammer time
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Privileged white asshole is triggered by "common cold" currently ruining his frat parties
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(Stat News)
 
 
 
Trump to Eggheads: "Science faster"
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(Daily Star)
 
 
 
Oh geez, not another one: Mystery disease kills gang of 'insane' monkeys terrorizing Indian villages. "A cause is still to be determined after one of the crazed monkeys bit an official" (possible nsfw content on page)
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(Global Research)
 
 
 
RON PAUL: It's not happening
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Ohio man, 55, describes having Coronavirus: "On a scale of 1 to 10 the pain was 15. The pain is off the charts. Everything hurts, nose, toes and ears. I was like one big ball of pain"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Coronavirus has already won. Our only hope now is to isolate ourselves for another year. WaPo has dropped paywall
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
GameStop HQ telling its employees that they are "essential retail", and gives advice to staff how to prevent law enforcement from closing stores down
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(Variety)
 
 
 
Evangeline Lily won't self-quarantine, despite living with her father with stage 4 leukemia. That's going to sting
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Thu March 19, 2020
(Cracked)
 
 
 
Goddamn It, Trump
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(AlterNet)
 
 
 
Trump: "The CDC keeps making me look bad and crashing the stock market with their truthful information stuff, so here's what we're gonna do"
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(AlterNet)
 
 
 
Trump: "The CDC keeps making me look bad and crashing the stock market with their truthful information stuff, so here's what we're gonna do"
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Fapafapfap... no, that's not right. Fapavirfap... sigh, that's not it. Okay, some Japanese drug that sounds like your favorite hobby might be effective against Coronavirus
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Know someone who doesn't think COVID-19 is worse than the flu? Just send them this link to tickle their fancy
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(The Times of India)
 
 
 
Game of Thrones actress catches deadly contagious disease, but it could be worse. At least it's not Greyscale
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Poll: Would you rate Trump's leadership during the coronavirus pandemic as 10-out-of-ten, or 11-out-of-ten?
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(The National Interest)
 
 
 
There will soon be a drug shortage. On the positive side nobody could afford them anyways
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
We're going to find out that Trump really f*cked this response
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(Nature)
 
 
 
Malaria drug chloroquine found to wipe out COVID-19 in as little as 6 days under French clinical trials, as few as 3 when combined with azithromycin
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Wed March 18, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
How viruses and infections could influence our minds - the link between pandemics and psychosis
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(Vice)
 
 
 
How viruses and infections could influence our minds - the link between pandemics and psychosis
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
If you were to get sick with the coronavirus, how would you get groceries?
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is not concerned if twice the population of Wisconsin dies
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Rampant lies, fake cures, and not enough beds. Nope, not today's coronavirus pandemic. 1918's Spanish Flu pandemic
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(Click Orlando)
 
 
 
Merkel: "Germany facing top challenge since WWII." You might want to rephrase that just a little
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(Page Six)
 
 
 
Folks, we have an Influencer down. I repeat, we have an Influencer down
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(Fox5 DC)
 
 
 
Remember when we laughed at the toilet paper hoarders? Remember?
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(NewsChannel 5 Nashville)
 
 
 
For Nashville Farkers there is hope, Vanderbilt has established testing sites and screened 3K for COVID-19. Still spring break on Florida beitches
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
200K and counting
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(The Irish Times)
 
 
 
The Dutch opt for a more "see ya in heaven, Grandma" approach to COVID-19
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(Glamour Magazine)
 
 
 
Bored being trapped at home? Here's a list of 25 pandemic movies to take your mind off things
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Tue March 17, 2020
(ProPublica)
 
 
 
Inside a pro-Trump Facebook group that views the virus as a hoax still. Fark: A group of first responders
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Newt Gingrich is FED UP with all this fake news about the VERY REAL coronavirus threat that he helped to spread
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(Independent)
 
 
 
A US hospital uses five months' worth of supplies in six days. "We might have thought we were overprepared. But you just can't believe what we went through from a supply standpoint." No word on if they rested on the seventh day
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(Daily Star)
 
 
 
Coronavirus licked in China. Licked like a tasty pangolin (possible nsfw content on page)
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(NPR)
 
 
 
We're so screwed
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(Food and Wine)
 
 
 
You can't make hand sanitizer with vodak. Oh wait
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Put your money where your mouth is, Ron, and host a large gathering with your fans to have an intimate conversation as to whether you believe this pandemic thing to be a hoax - we would all most certainly benefit
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Mon March 16, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Seven myths about social distancing. None of these are particularly mythical though, semi-myths at best
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(The Advocate)
 
 
 
Social distancing starter pack: Purell, carrot soup, vitamin C Finnish and a vibrator
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(Science Magazine)
 
 
 
There's a lot of $10 words in here, but the ones that matter are "substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus"
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Colorado nurse describes her coronavirus symptoms. It's not what she expected, it's like the flu. No word what she expected
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
John Oliver slams Trump's botched handling of the Coronavirus, including his refusal to take responsibility at disbanding the pandemic office; "That is a level of dodging responsibility that Trump has been perfecting ever since he was not in Vietnam"
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
"Let's inject the blood of coronavirus patients into people"
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Sun March 15, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
In 1918 at the height of the Spanish flu, Philly decided to NOT cancel a parade, but St. Louis did cancel their parade. In the end, over 12,000 died in Philadelphia and 700 died in St. Louis. So, stop complaining about cancellations
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Is anyone calling in sick tomorrow? Are you happy to be working tomorrow or do you think your "company" should shut down?
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(Medical News Today)
 
 
 
In 2011, MIT scientists created a drug that's effective against virtually all viruses. In 2020, it still isn't being used. Details to the left, conspiracy theories to the right
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Sat March 14, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
The man who hates humanity, Sean Hannity, says libs are hurting America by being truthful
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(Slate)
 
 
 
If you haven't hit the store for panic buying yet, here's what's left
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(Apartment Therapy)
 
 
 
Absinthe will disinfect better than that stuff in a mason jar you got from that odd possum-faced character in West Virginia
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Fri March 13, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Incompetent government response to swine flu: First case reported April 15. Public health emergency on April 26. First test approved April 28. Test kits shipped May 1
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(Providence Journal)
 
 
 
First confirmed patient in coronavirus talks about surviving Rhode Island. "At one point, he was aware that a priest in protective gear was about to administer last rites"
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(Philly Voice)
 
 
 
Infectious disease expert dispels all the myths and conspiracy nonsense and goes in depth on the Covid-19 facts. With Joe Rogan
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
You're not dying, you're keto
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Are your boomer parents/grandparents not taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously? You're not alone
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Fox News: Finding a new low since 2000
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
My stars, who could have predicted Trump would be such a bad crisis manager. Oh I don't know, how about EVERYONE
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Thu March 12, 2020
(CTV News)
 
NewsFlash
 
Prime Minister Trudeau's wife has tested positive for coronavirus, eh?
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
Televangelist Kenneth Copeland is now healing his flock through the TV. That's not how this works. That's not how any of this works
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
Televangelist Kenneth Copeland is now healing his flock through the TV. That's not how this works. That's not how any of this works
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Conservative media has suddenly stopped whistling past the graveyard. Whistling past the graveyard is what people do who are in denial of reality or have voted for Donald Trump
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Of the many lies in Donald Trump's Coronavirus address, the biggest was that we as a country are "more prepared" than any other country
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
China: President Trump flew to China and personally sprinkled Covid-19 on the peoples' glorious, hardworking, um, peoples
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Mount Everest is closed. Masked yeti out front shoulda' toldya
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Storm Trumpers are fomenting the lie that Coronavirus is a manufactrured crisis to ruin the election for Trump
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Bears repeating: Even if you do get sick, chances are you'll get over it. Welcome to Fark
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
If COVID-19 is already spreading, instead of bothering with expensive and inconvenient containment, why shouldn't we just let it go and be done with it? Three words: "Flatten The Curve" (with explanation and helpful chart)
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Wed March 11, 2020
(Inquisitr)
 
NewsFlash
 
Saving Mr. Hanks
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(Miami New Times)
 
 
 
Apparently a very evil Norwegian Cruise Lines is using coronavirus misinformation to persuade customers not to cancel their trips and drift forever with them at sea
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
How the Trump Administration botched its best chance of containing the Coronavirus in the early stages
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(Medpage Today)
 
 
 
We've been told masks are ineffective against Covid-19, but what about gloves? If we're concerned about touching door knobs this seems like a no brainer
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Tue March 10, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Morningstar reassures investors that a 10% stock market drop is a "gross overreaction" to a "severe but manageable flu," which by their estimates will kill off a mere 8 million people, 1/7th of what scientists predict. "We see reason for optimism"
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Article about Olive Garden poor management of sick employees gets the company to offer paid sick leave faster than it takes to get more breadsticks
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Mon March 09, 2020
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Experts would like to remind you that garlic, drinkable silver, magic Youtube minerals, hot water, and vodak are not effective Coronavirus cures
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"When my husband and children are sick, my husband doesn't think he has to help out and take care of them. How can I get him to step up to the plate and help?"
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Majority of Americans unhappy with Trump's response to the outbreak of coronavirus, and another 39% of Americans say they are less likely to vote for Trump because of his handling of the pandemic
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(BroBible)