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Would everyone wearing face masks help us slow the pandemic?
Science | AAAS
Some argue that masking everyone would slow the spread of COVID-19—but the evidence is spotty
Beijing and Shanghai impose coronavirus controls on residents
South China Morning Post
Capital and country’s financial centre join dozens of other cities that have gone into partial lockdown in effort to curtail spread of virus.
Why China is struggling with a mask shortage amid coronavirus crisis
South China Morning Post
Rampant panic buying, government rationing and factories operating below capacity have all been blamed for a mask shortage that has put medical staff and the public at risk.
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Hiding in Plain Sight by Sarah Kendzior
The bitingly honest examination of the erosion of American liberty and the calculated rise to power of Donald Trump.
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A Tale From Wisconsin
How some cities ‘flattened the curve’ during the 1918 flu pandemic
Social distancing isn’t a new idea—it saved thousands of American lives during the last great pandemic. Here's how it worked.
Kushner’s Shadow Task Force Appears to Violate Multiple Laws
Citizens for Ethics
Jared Kushner’s shadow coronavirus task force appears to be violating both the Presidential Records Act and Federal Advisory Committee Act.
This Guy Says He Has 90 Million Masks—Just Pay Upfront
Would you believe a guy who says he has 90 million masks, but only if you have the money upfront?
China Makes the Masks the World Needs. It Is Just Starting to Share.
As China grappled with the coronavirus, it kept the masks it made. Now that other nations need them, pressure is rising on Beijing to resume exports.
Why Telling People They Don’t Need Masks Backfired
To help manage the shortage, the authorities sent a message that made them untrustworthy.
151 new COVID-19 cases in Ontario as province cracking down on price gouging, large gatherings | CBC News
On Saturday, provincial officials announced 151 new lab-confirmed cases of the respiratory illness for a total of 1,144 cases reported to date.
Liberty University is resisting pressure from students to refund room and board costs during the coronavirus crisis
Parents argue that Jerry Falwell, Jr.'s evangelical college is keeping residential halls open to make it easier to deny requests to refund living costs.
Full nets and empty shelves
New Economics Foundation
When it comes to seafood, the current crisis is one of oversupply not undersupply
Conrad Black on COVID-19: The world succumbed to a pandemic of hysteria, more than a virus
There is a case to be made for draconian measures to reduce the overall number of infections and thus deaths, but putting the entire economy into abeyance and immuring the population rather than fo…
A letter to the UK from Italy: this is what we know about your future
An author in Rome describes what to expect based on her experiences of lockdown
Eric Drooker’s “Grand Central Terminal”
The New Yorker
The magazine’s latest cover addresses emptiness in public spaces as a result of the coronavirus, as exemplified by Grand Central Terminal, where hundreds of thousands would normally pass through every day.
Opinion: The uncertainty around COVID-19 is almost as bad as the disease. But we may soon find relief
The Globe and Mail
Fundamentally, we are likely at or near peak fear simply because what we fear has yet to be determined and revealed
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