Tuesday, March 31, 2020

From Jenna Orkin
"Remuzzi said that if evidence of COVID-19 cases in Italy as far back as November was confirmed, this may signal that the virus can go undetected for months."Italian scientists investigate possible earlier emergence of coronavirus

New Law Gives Sweeping Powers To Hungary's Orban, Alarming Rights Advocates

General Electric Workers Walk Off the Job, Demand to Make Ventilators

Economists forecast a record 3.5 million more people filed for unemployment last week amid the coronavirus shutdown

  1. New York hospitals received some damaged ventilators
  2. Vint Cerf, who helped create the internet, has the coronavirus
  3. Coronavirus live updates: Death toll soars past 38,700 with more than 801,000 people infected around the world

  4. Google's revenue is on track to shrink for the first time ever because of the coronavirus, according to one of the internet industry's top analysts

Monday, March 30, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Amid a critical shortage, pandemic ventilator inventor makes his design open source

California governor: 170 ventilators sent from Trump administration were 'not working'

New York City, now the epicenter of the virus in the U.S., has seen a 24% dip out of its previous ten-week range.
The Department of Defense is quietly asking Congress to rescind the requirement to produce an unclassified version of the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) database.
  1. $2 trillion stimulus may salvage economy for only a few months
  2. After more than 10,000 coronavirus deaths — the worst in the world — there are signs that Italy's lockdown is beginning to work after 3 weeks

    Language lesson marketplace Preply closed $10 million just before COVID-19 hit and is now seeing a 50% spike in business

    "Language learning startup Preply has seen a 50% jump in business over the last month."

Sunday, March 29, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

The Workers Who Supply the World’s Food Are Starting to Get Sick

'Off the charts': Virus hot spots grow in middle America

With Profound Sadness, Jefferies Announces Death of Jefferies Group LLC CFO, Peg Broadbent

One chart shows New York City's coronavirus cases, deaths, and hospitalizations by age bracket as the city's cases top 20,000

Scylla and Charybdis, as far as the CEOs are concerned, both options leading to lawsuits.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Violence erupts in China as people try to leave coronavirus-stricken Hubei province

Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate — thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

A Connecticut doctor has been charged after authorities said he deliberately coughed on his coworkers

People across the United States have been arrested and charged in recent days after allegedly violating social distancing measures.
Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho are doing the least social distancing, while Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Washington, DC top the list.

Friday, March 27, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Amazon’s Bezos, Other Corporate Executives Sold Shares Just in Time 

"With the pandemic bearing down on the market, sales by insiders spared them $1.9 billion in paper losses, a Journal analysis shows"

A third of the global population is on coronavirus lockdown — here's our constantly updated list of countries and restrictions

"China, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, and Spain have implemented mass quarantines to slow the coronavirus spread."

Mayor Francis Suarez is convinced thousands in Miami have the coronavirus, thinks the governor should lock down Florida, and says its impact 'can become apocalyptic'


Thursday, March 26, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Turkey’s Coronavirus Crisis Risks Rivalling Italy, Experts Warn


Bahrain one of the first in the world to use hydroxychloroquine for treatment

This is not being posted as an endorsement of the treatment. The question is, is it fact or ass-kissing? 
France forbidding the sale of alcohol during lockdown.

'A generation-defining moment': Krugman, Roubini, El-Erian warn that the record 3.3 million unemployment claims are 'just the start'

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Russian Researchers Fully Decode Covid19

"Biggest Lockdown In World History" – India Paralyzed As COVID-19 Crisis Unfolds 

CDC says coronavirus survived in Princess Cruise ship cabins for up to 17 days after passengers left

Coronavirus killing more than a person an hour in NYC

CORONAVIRUS SURGES: More than 2,700 new cases in Europe alone, with Italy hit hardest