The Republica

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Tuesday - March 24, 2020

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Trump Wants U.S. ‘Opened Up’ by Easter, Despite Health Officials’ Warnings

(nytimes.com)
The quotes from medical experts in this piece. 😳 “Nobody voted in Donald Trump thinking he would become a ‘one-man death panel’ empowered to dispense with American lives like cannon fodder. It would be political suicide for him & murder for many others.” via
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The Coronavirus Is Sending Lots Of Younger People To The Hospital

(buzzfeednews.com)
NEW: It’s increasingly clear that early data out of China was an anomaly: The coronavirus is severely harming substantial numbers of people under 50, too, not just older adults. via
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What I Learned When My Husband Got Sick With Coronavirus

(nytimes.com)
I wrote about my family’s experience over the past two weeks as my husband has been seriously sickened by the coronavirus. This was not easy to write, but I had to: via

Wall Street Is Ready to Work You to Death

(melmagazine.com)
“Won’t we lend the country’s CEOs a helping hand? C’mon, let’s go infect ourselves to keep them in the black.” @milesklee on killing Grandpa for the stonks via

91-DIVOC : Flip the script on COVID-19

(91-divoc.com)
91-DIVOC: the best visualization I've found so far to track country-by-country growth of COVID-19, updated daily via

How Can I Help

(howcanihelp.today)
A coworker at @goabstract created this awesome website to connect people with causes they can help while quarantined. Love the innovation and ideas that can come from a time like this. via

Britney Spears calls for wealth redistribution, general strike on Instagram

(theweek.com)
Britney! via
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Shortage of Virus Tests in U.K. Lures Profiteers and Con Artists

(nytimes.com)
NEW: I’ve been investigating the private firms selling coronavirus tests at huge mark-ups –– inc the lab behind the Jeremy Kyle DNA tests that offered £7 tests for £125 & the Private Harley Street Clinic that charged treble to rake in £2.6m in a week. via

The coronavirus outbreak could shut down the post office in less than 3 months, lawmakers say

(businessinsider.com)
Coronavirus could shut down the Post Office in less than 3 months, lawmakers are warning via

Sophie Le Marchand

(m.youtube.com)
So, I decided that if I was going to make virtual learning videos for my Year 4 class, then I might as well make them available for any Year 4 children across the country to access. Please feel free to share the link to my YouTube channel below. via
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Covid-19 support | Arts Council England

(artscouncil.org.uk)
ANNOUNCEMENT: Emergency Response Package for #Covid19 crisis. Today we're announcing £160 million of investment for people and organisations in the cultural sector. Supporting you the best we can during this crisis remains our No.1 Priority: via
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How the US stacks up to other countries in confirmed coronavirus cases

(vox.com)
I don't know how you could look at this chart and say the US is in a good place to begin *easing* restrictions. via

Isinnova shares 3D printed adapter to turn snorkeling mask into a non-invasive ventilator

(3dprintingmedia.network)
Working with Italian doctors, engineers have developed a 3D printed adapter to turn a snorkeling mask into an emergency non-invasive ventilator for COVID-19 patients. The template is available for free. via

Hackers Are Taking Over Twitter Accounts to Advertise Face Masks

(vice.com)
New: hackers are taking over Twitter accounts to advertise a sketchy face mask website. Hundreds of tweets going out at the moment; once inside an account hackers also DM contacts with the link as well. At least one account accessed from Virginia via

Coronavirus Spurs a Wave of Suspect Websites Looking to Cash In

(nytimes.com)
Hundreds of Shopify sites selling bogus virus-fighting products are popping up daily and promoting themselves to millions through FB ads and influencer marketing. Read this collab btw me and @mhkeller! via

By the Numbers: COVID-19’s Devastating Effect on the Restaurant Industry

(eater.com)
many Americans went off Chinese food in February, but when social distancing came in & people were suddenly dependent on takeout/delivery, the appetite for Chinese food quickly came back 🤔🤔 COVID-19’s impact on the restaurant industry, visualized: via

Trump Considers Reopening Economy, Over Health Experts’ Objections

(nytimes.com)
The only responsible thing for the cabinet to do is enact the 25th Amendment immediately. People are now dying as a direct result of his idiotic behavior, and as the epidemic grows it’s getting more dangerous by the hour. Welp, have a good sleep! G’night! via