Last week, the CDC chief told NPR that as many as 25% of people infected with coronavirus may not show any symptoms. Turns out, it could be much worse.
Spain and Italy, the two European countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, are seeing an easing on their hospital emergency rooms three weeks after implementing lockdowns that paralyzed their economies and forced nearly everyone inside
Tiger at New York Zoo Tests Positive for Coronavirus After developing a cough, a Tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for coronavirus. According to CNN, the 4-year-old female tiger, Nadia, is the first of her kind to test positive for the virus. According to the USDA, five other tigers and lions at the zoo have also shown symptoms of respiratory illness. Bronx zoo, via statement Bronx zoo, via statement According to the zoo, the animals were infected by a caretaker who was "asymtomatically infected with the virus." The USDA advises those who are sick to minimize contact with animals and pets until more is known about COVID-19.
At a time when Americans are trapped at home, Maureen Dowd of the New York Times checked in with "the world's leading expert on the art of nothing"—none other than Larry David. The 72-year-old creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm had plenty to say on all kinds of...
The Washington Post is reporting that Bernie Sanders closest allies are urging him to drop out of the 2020 Presidential Race. According to anonymous sources the group includes campaign manager Faiz Shakir and Rep. Pramila Jayapal. Longtime strategist Jeff Weaver has allegedly used a light touch in urging Sanders to drop out of the race. The Post says that Sanders himself has become more open to the prospect of dropping out. Polls suggest that Biden will crush Sanders in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. A defeat in Wisconsin could push Sanders to drop out.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has good news for hospital discharge rates, although this will be a rough week for dealing with the virus across the country.
Everyone stuck at home Tuesday night will at least have something to look at in the sky: a "pink" supermoon will be on the rise, reports Smithsonian . The bad news is that the full moon won't actually be pink, though it will have a golden hue when it's low in...
Boris Johnson Remains in Hospital for Coronavirus The British Prime Minister was admitted into a London hospital on Sunday. He had announced testing positive for coronavirus via a video message on Twitter 10 days earlier. A government spokesman reported Johnson was "in good spirits" after a "comfortable night" in the hospital. Government officials denied Russian reports that Johnson was on a ventilator. Johnson had been in isolation for 10 days. He continues to work from his bed at St. Thomas hospital. Coronavirus cases in the U.K. are expected to peak sometime in the next week. Should Johnson become too ill to lead, members of the U.K. cabinet will choose someone to take over authority of the nation.
Before his career in politics, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar was a medical doctor. Now, the coronavirus outbreak has spurred a return to his roots. The Irish Times reports that in March, the 41-year-old taoiseach registered once again to practice medicine, after a seven-year hiatus, when his country's health agency...
Newsweek reports that comedian and Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David said Sanders "should drop out" of the 2020 presidential race. In an interview with the NY Times Maureen Dowd David said "everybody" should support former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign. "I feel he should drop out," David told Dowd in the Times piece published Saturday. "Because he's too far behind. He can't get the nomination. And I think, you know, it's no time to fool around here. Everybody's got to support Biden."