About two-thirds of the 1,000 plus parents separated from their kids under a 2017 pilot program were deported before a federal judge ordered they be found.
Eric Feigl-DingHeart-BREAKING—Trump WH and lawyers appointed by judge is unable to track down the parents of *545* children separated at the border—and that ~2/3rd of those parents were deported to Central America without their children, says new ACLU legal complaint 😢
This report describes the estimated excess deaths reported in the United States from late January through October 3, 2020, with 66% excess deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Eric Feigl-DingNEW—Largest CDC study on mortality to date pegs #COVID19 associated excess deaths at 285k. But that is not all. There are huge % excesses deaths, especially in young adults 25-44 and in Hispanic, Black, Asian, Native American minorities. Whites less so.🧵 cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/6…pic.twitter.com/W29nDZLf1c
A Texas woman in her thirties died after she had trouble breathing while the plane was on the tarmac.
Eric Feigl-Ding⚠️DIED ON THE TARMAC—A woman in her 30s died of #COVID19 while she was on a plane about to take off. Before the woman died, she had trouble breathing and was given oxygen. Died suddenly literally while on tarmac. COVID is no joke, even for 30 year olds.
In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he plans to vote in person.
Purpose. To determine sources of variation between countries in per-capita mortality from COVID-19 (caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus). Methods. Potential predictors of per-capita coronavirus-related mortality in 200 countries by May 9, 2020 were...
This study describes SARS-CoV-2 PCR test positivity among health care workers before, during, and after implementation of a policy requiring universal masking of all health care workers and patients in a large health care system in Massachusetts.
The mayor of Wichita, Kansas, says a man who he says threatened to kidnap him was upset over the city's COVID-19 mask ordinance.
Eric Feigl-DingBREAKING—A man arrested after allegedly threatening to kidnap the mayor of Wichita, Kansas, over the city's #COVID19 public mask ordinance. The man expressed the desire to “kidnap” and “cut the throat” of the mayor. Wow. Anti-mask misinfo just so divisive.
Some administration officials say testing Americans with no symptoms of the coronavirus would hurt the economy and restrict civil liberties. Democrats and some prominent experts say it would slow the virus and bolster economic growth.
Trump advisers made line-by-line edits to official health guidance, altering language written by scientists on church choirs and social distancing.
Eric Feigl-Ding📍NEW—Trump WH made line-by-line edits to health guidance, altering language written by scientists on church choirs & distancing to downplay & ignore risks.
➡️ Also, Pence demanded CDC give him clearance for VP debate. CDC balked but then caved. #COVID19
The United States on Friday surpassed 8 million recorded Covid-19 cases -- a milestone that comes as daily infection rates are rising, which experts say is setting the country up for a very difficult winter.
Eric Feigl-Ding8,000,000 cases, and accelerating. I expect a very tough winter is coming. #COVID19
The State University of New York at Oneonta had the worst coronavirus outbreak of any public university in the state.
Eric Feigl-DingUniversity president forced to resign after utterly DEVASTATING college outbreak—700 students infected in raging outbreak at SUNY Oneonta. NY state had to send in epidemiologists to ensure outbreak stays contained. #COVID19
A unique treatment course may have blunted his body’s production of antibodies, scientists warn.
Eric Feigl-Ding5) bottomline—Trump’s self declared immunity may not be long term. Could just be synthetic temporary boost that wanes. He’s still at risk.
Great piece by @apoorva_nyc. Please read full piece - lots more juicer nuggets.