“I’ve never received this many levels of calls from physicians unable to contain their pain.”
The Daily Beast“There’s the anxiety of becoming sick yourself, or infecting our families. Their anxiety gets transposed on us,” Dr. Salvatore Pardo said.
Like other doctors and nurses who are fearful of bringing the virus to his loved ones, he is sleeping in a hotel.
“What would have happened if we did nothing? Because there was a group that said, ‘Let’s just ride it out.’”
The Daily BeastAfter weeks downplaying the threat of COVID-19, Trump admitted that at least 100,000 Americans will likely die but said it would have been worse if he had listened to some people he claimed had great “common sense” who wanted to “just ride it out”
“That sounds like something that happens during basketball and football season,” said Franklin, Tennessee Mayor Ken Moore.
The Daily BeastDemocratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear openly criticized Tennessee’s handling of the virus during a press briefing.
“I cannot control that Tennessee has not taken the steps that we have,” he said.
The goat invasion went viral on social media, with pictures and videos of the herd strolling in the middle of empty streets and deserted sidewalks.
The Daily BeastAs residents of a small town in North Wales hunkered down to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, a herd of mountain goats ventured into the empty streets to roam wherever they pleased. The goat invasion went viral on social media.
“This will require a political solution but it is the right thing to do,” the captain wrote. “We are not at war. Sailors do not need to die.”
The Daily BeastIn a desperate call for help, U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier wrote to senior Pentagon officials to ask them to provide “compliant quarantine rooms” for more than 100 sailors infected with COVID-19
Trans Latina activist Lorena Borjas has died of coronavirus-related complications. Friends and fellow campaigners say she made the personal passionately political.
The Daily Beast“She was scared not just for herself, she was really scared about how corona was impacting so many communities, especially older people and people with other chronic conditions,” Borjas' friend told The Daily Beast.
Early evidence suggests smokers are more likely to suffer a severe form of the disease stemming from the novel coronavirus than non-smokers.
The Daily BeastPhilip Morris International, the world’s largest multinational tobacco company, has been accused of a “shameful publicity stunt” after it donated ventilators to the Greek government as coronavirus infections mount in the country