Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly reportedly made an unhinged speech to the crew members of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, in which he lashed out at former Capt. Brett E. Crozier and told sailors to stop complaining and do their jobs
In certain political circles, it has apparently become important to knock Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Will SaletanGood @TPCarney piece on Trump vs. Fauci. Trump said the virus was "totally under control." Fauci said "the ultimate scope and effect of this outbreak is unclear ... as the situation is rapidly evolving."
One man acknowledged uncertainty. The other didn't.
As COVID-19 spreads across the country, there has been some debate over the need for government stay-at-home orders, whether Americans should be wearing masks in public and how the coronavirus spreads. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of...
Will SaletanWhen did they know? See this Fauci interview.
1) In "early January," "it became very clear" the virus "was being transmitted from human to human."
2) In "early to mid-January," morbidity/mortality data made it "clear to me" this was worse than SARS/MERS.
Will SaletanIL Gov. Pritzker on Trump blaming states for not preparing: "We now know that intelligence sources and all the best advice ... was given in January and early February to the president and the White House, and they seem not to have acted at all upon it." cnn.it/2UZ3J3qpic.twitter.com/wmeflpba4l
Will SaletanWallace: "How much did that cost us ... that one or two months that we lost?"
Bill Gates: "Countries like Taiwan ... saw the problem and [got] community-wide testing done very well. ... so they won't either have the disease burden or the economic effect."
Little Rock's major hospitals have a collective "surge plan" and any child care operation the Little Rock School District develops for hospital workers would be staffed only with district employees who volunteer were among the topics discussed at...
As the virus continues to spread throughout the nation, an analysis of cellphone data shows that those in the wealthiest areas have been able to reduce their movements more than those in the poorest areas.
Will SaletanEvidence of a class divide in risk: Cell-phone data show people in the top 10% of incomes "have limited their movement more" than the bottom 10% in the same metro areas.
Also: NYC stats indicate the virus "is hitting low-income neighborhoods the hardest."
There were 1,300 direct flights to 17 cities before President Trump’s travel restrictions. Since then, nearly 40,000 Americans and other authorized travelers have made the trip, some this past week and many with spotty screening.