"Umm, umm, ummm! I'm telling on you! I'm gonna get you in trouble!" - Nickie and Melissa, Mrs. Tuttle's kindergarten class, 1981. Now look here, I think everyone who can possibly stay at home to try to "flatten the curve" and short-circuit this novel coronavirus, the...
US Navy Evacuating Aircraft Carrier Infected by Coronavirus
ABANDON SHIP! While you're at it: abandon the empire.
Trump administration to federal prisons: Increase home confinement for inmates to slow coronavirus spread
Doctors In Italy: We No Longer Help Those Over 60
This is why people that work in U.S. health care are trying so hard to keep the number of cases down. When medical systems become overwhelmed, they have to make heartbreaking decisions about who lives and who dies. "As his department receives coronavirus patients who...
Year Zero 103: Shortages and Distribution with Gord
Tommy invited fellow truck driver, Gord, on to discuss panic buying, shortages, and obstacles truckers are facing in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.
US Coronavirus Cases Surpass 10,000, Doubling in Two Days
CNBC: "The number of actual cases in the country is likely significantly higher, state and local officials say. Testing in the U.S. has been hampered by delays and a restrictive diagnostic criteria that limited who could get tested. "On March 1, there were roughly 100...
CNN: Do NOT take a bunch of cash out of the bank because of coronavirus Pretty sure you just talked me into it.
The Coming Coronavirus Critical-Care Emergency
A New Yorker reporter has been talking to authors of studies about numbers of ICU beds available around the U.S. There will almost certainly be chaos and triage in hospitals around the country.
Coronavirus Doctor Says Lung Scans For Young Patients ‘Nothing Short of Terrifying’
From the NY Post: A Belgian doctor working to battle the coronavirus says he’s treated several seriously ill young patients — and their lung scans were “nothing short of terrifying,” according to reports. Dr. Ignace Demeyer, who works at a hospital in Aalst, said an...
Year Zero 102: Coronavirus; The Panic and The Pandemic
Tommy takes a jab at easing fears surrounding the Coronavirus and tries to explain why the panic is worse than the virus itself.
The Great Bonnie Kristian on Coronavirus
Specifically, The Great Bonnie Kristian on libertarians on Coronavirus.
Troops in Afghanistan Have Coronavirus Symptoms but No Tests, Congressman Says
They don't have the flu, and they're near Iran and a local village where people have been diagnosed with it, so there's reason to think maybe.
The Good News
The WSJ says that China and South Korea seem to have already peaked in their Corona virus outbreaks. It seems it never did break out in Shanghai. But apparently only due to totalitarian travel restrictions and Orwellian surveillance. Update: Oh shit. The bad news:...
Look On The Bright Side
It's not all bad news: "The comments came days after spread of the coronavirus forced the weeklong closure of two F-35 related facilities in Italy and Japan―a sign the outbreak had begun to impact operations within the American defense industrial base."