Navigating Coronavirus — September 1


  • NEW REPORT >> Yahoo: “Even as President Trump spurred states to lift lockdown measures and resume normal economic activity in the early summer, reports from his own White House coronavirus task force were presenting regular evidence that infections were rising in many parts of the country.”
  • SCARY STUFF >> “New Trump pandemic adviser pushes controversial ‘herd immunity’ strategy, worrying public health officials”
  • MORE >> “The administration has already begun to implement some policies along these lines, according to current and former officials as well as experts, particularly with regard to testing.”
  • CNN: “Twitter removes QAnon supporter’s false claim about coronavirus death statistics that Trump had retweeted”
  • Washington Post: “Trump picks up where Fox News left off, with new coronavirus death-toll conspiracy theory”
  • Trump is even trying to use the Department of Health and Human Services for a propaganda campaign to make the state of the pandemic seem rosier, according to Politico.
  • SHOT: “Trump considers fast-tracking UK Covid-19 vaccine before US election”
  • CHASER: “WHO officials cautioned countries rushing to develop coronavirus vaccines, saying emergency use authorization must be done with great care.”
  • SHOT: “4,000 People Died From COVID-19 While The RNC Pretended The Pandemic Is Over”
  • CHASER: “WHO warns that ‘no country can just pretend the pandemic is over’”
  • HIGH RATES OF CHILD CASES, HOSPITALIZATIONS & DEATHS >> NYT: “U.S. Coronavirus Rates Are Rising Fast Among Children”
  • “As some schools begin in-person classes, data compiled by the American Academy of Pediatrics from the summer show that cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the coronavirus have increased at a faster rate in children and teenagers than among the general public.”
  • MORE >> NYT: “‘Not completely benign’: Why children are not as safe from infection as commonly believed.”
  • COLLEGES ARE NEW HOTPOTS >> NYT: “Nearly half of the top 20 metropolitan areas where new cases per capita rose the most over the past two weeks are college towns, home to the reopened campuses of large public universities.”
  • MORE >> CNN:36 states report a total of 8,700 COVID-19 cases at colleges and universities”
  • IOWA: “Iowa’s exploding COVID-19 outbreaks at state universities in Ames and Iowa City are now disasters that can only be fully measured on a global scale.”
  • ALABAMA: “Administration officials at the University of Alabama reportedly have ordered the school’s professors to keep quiet about the coronavirus amid an outbreak that infected more than 500 students during the first week of classes.”
  • CALIFORNIA: “Just one week after the start of the fall semester, California State University (CSU), Chico is canceling all in-person classes and telling students to vacate on-campus housing over a “rapid and alarming” coronavirus outbreak on campus.”




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