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Wednesday - March 25, 2020

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Doctors And Nurses Say More People Are Dying Of COVID-19 In The US Than We Know

(buzzfeednews.com)
“Medical professionals around the US told BuzzFeed News that the official numbers of people who have died of COVID-19 are not consistent with the number of deaths they’re seeing on the front lines.” via
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Cheesecake Factory tells landlords it won’t be able to pay rents on April 1

(la.eater.com)
The Cheesecake Factory tells landlords it will not be paying rents on April 1 via

Opinion | Trump Wants to ‘Reopen America.’ Here’s What Happens if We Do.

(nytimes.com)
“Anyone advising the end of social distancing now needs to fully understand what the country will look like if we do that.” via
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Trump team failed to follow NSC’s pandemic playbook

(politico.com)
SCOOP: We obtained the detailed National Security Council “pandemic response playbook” left by the Obama team for the Trump team. It was, basically, “thrown onto a shelf.” w/ @ddiamond via
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G7 ministers spike joint statement on COVID-19 after U.S. demands it be called 'Wuhan virus' | CBC News

(cbc.ca)
STORY: G7 foreign ministers did not put out a joint statement on COVID-19 today because the U.S. demanded it be called the "Wuhan virus" via
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‘People Are Dying’: 72 Hours Inside a N.Y.C. Hospital Battling Coronavirus

(nytimes.com)
The New York Times worked with a doctor to film 72 hours at Elmhurst, the hospital that's been hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak in NY. The result is an extraordinary piece of video journalism Everybody should watch this: (by @robinnyc7/@rarecanary) via

COVID Near You

(covidnearyou.org)
If you have Covid-like symptoms, here’s the place to report them so your potential case can be mapped. You can also see what has been reported near you. A GREAT crowdsourced service. via

Friends And Family Are Remembering A "Generous And Patient" New York Times Editor Who Died Of The Coronavirus

(buzzfeednews.com)
We are working on a package of stories about the victims of coronavirus. I just published this one remembering Alan Finder, a longtime NYT editor whose daughter told me today, “His reach was much further and wider than his family really realized.” via

Floyd Cardoz Showed How to Honor a Cuisine by Bending It

(nytimes.com)
Floyd Cardoz had many talents as a chef. I tried to single out a few of them. via

Business Insider on Twitter

(twitter.com)
Honored to be recognized alongside so many talented individuals who have each significantly contributed to the gaming industry. Congrats to everyone on the list! @YouTubeGaming via
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YouTube

(youtube.com)
The Czech Republic went from zero mask usage to 100% in 10 days, and in the process they halted the growth of new covid-19 cases. How? They made their own! They didn't need government help; they did it themselves. It's time for #masks4all. See why: 1/ via

Mailchimp Presents: Support The Shorts

(mailchimp.com)
SXSW 2020 Shorts: Mailchimp licensed 40+ SXSW-nominated shorts for streaming via

Animal Crossing Players Are Maximizing Profits by Playing the 'Stalk Market'

(vice.com)
Animal Crossing players are tipping each other off to the price of turnips on their island so people can jump in and make as much profit as possible via
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A Woman With Lupus Said Her Health Care Provider Is Stopping Her Chloroquine Prescription And Thanked Her For The “Sacrifice”

(buzzfeednews.com)
Kaiser Permanente is discontinuing routine chloroquine prescriptions for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and malaria patients to deal with a shortage driven by #covid19, and thanking them for their "sacrifice" via @tanyachen and @dvergano via
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US-Regierung torpediert G7-Erklärung zu Corona, weil Begriff „Wuhan-Virus“ abgelehnt wird - DER SPIEGEL - Politik

(spiegel.de)
According to Der Spiegel, the G7 foreign ministers haven't been able to agree on a joint statement because of Pompeo's insistence it refer to #coronavirus as the "Wuhan virus". Pompeo did not deny that this morning - said G7 don't agree on everything via
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Cuomo's Prison Workers Say They're Not Actually Making Hand Sanitizer

(vice.com)
New York governor Cuomo said would produce 100,000 gallons of hand sanitizer every week But prison inmates actually "making" the sanitizer said doing nothing more than taking existing hand sanitizer and rebottling it into packaging labeled NYS Clean via
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NYC morgues near capacity, DHS briefing warns

(politico.com)
SCOOP: DHS has been briefed that New York City’s morgues are nearing capacity because of the # of coronavirus victims, a DHS official and a second person familiar w/ the situation told us. (w/ @woodruffbets and @aeis17) via

China’s Progress Against Coronavirus Used Draconian Tactics Not Deployed in the West

(wsj.com)
What really turned the tide in Wuhan was a shift to an even more aggressive quarantine that sent suspected or mild coronavirus cases -- and even their healthy close contacts -- to makeshift hospitals and temporary isolation centers. ⁦⁦@JNBPage⁩ via
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Coronavirus: Chef Floyd Cardoz, co-owner of Bombay Canteen, dies of Covid-19 in New Jersey

(scroll.in)
Floyd did so much to advance the cause of Indian food and Indian people in America. He was generous, funny, and warm, and I've always wished I could turn back time and eat at Tabla. Sending love to his family. via

Opinion | A viral plea to let grandparents sacrifice themselves captures a truth about Trump

(washingtonpost.com)
Contrast this with Italy, where the main opposition — the far-right League party — has criticized the govnt for not being firm enough in its lockdown. There is not a single relevant political voice advocating for safeguarding the economy above all else. via