#Covid19

Business & Finance | Women Entrepreneurs

Self-Care Messaging and IGTV Help This Startup Thrive Amid Covid-19

This direct-to-consumer houseplant company benefited from shelter-in-place mandates, says co-founder and CEO Eliza Blank. But a quick pivot to digital and a focus on wellness helped bring in a sales boost.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

We Are in the Middle of an Unprecedented Climate Experiment

The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.

Politics | Politics

How Media Sensationalism, Big Tech Bias Extended Lockdowns | RealClearPolitics

This is Part 2 in a series. Last week, Part 1 discussed How Fear, Groupthink Drove Unnecessary Global Lockdowns.
Epidemiologists created faulty lockdown models. The media promoted fear. Politicians...

Politics | Op-Ed

Mandatory Masks Aren’t About Safety, They’re About Social Control

To those looking to benefit politically from emergencies, COVID presents an opportunity to advance plans targeted to transform American freedom, like masks.

News | News

Did Japan Just Beat the Virus Without Lockdowns Or Mass Testing? - Bloomberg

Japan’s state of emergency is set to end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

Politics | Pandemics

New York Health Department website deletes order stating nursing homes shouldn't deny admissions | Daily Mail Online

Governor Cuomo has been heavily criticized for the rate of nursing home deaths in the state - 5,300 of 26,000 across the US.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

Reports are claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms.

News | News

They Survived the Worst Battles of World War II. And Died of the Virus.

Inside the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home was a man who had served as a jailer to Hitler’s top aide. A man who had rescued Japanese kamikaze pilots from the sea. A man who carried memories of a concentration camp.

Health & Fitness | Coronavirus Resources

Promising coronavirus vaccine might be delayed because not enough people are getting sick

One of the coronavirus vaccine candidates that has shown encouraging results is the one being developed at Oxford, which could be ready for emergency use this September.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Video shows masked mob casting out a heretic grocery shopper trying to kill Grandma

Someday someone will do an important study of the lasting psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Politics | Other Politics

GOP sues California over Newsom's vote-by-mail order | TheHill

The Republican Party is suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) over his order to send every registered voter in the state a ballot by mail for the November elections.

Politics | Leftist Lies

Cuomo On Coronavirus Nursing Home Deaths: It’s Trump’s Fault | The Daily Wire

New York governor Andrew Cuomo is still defending his administration’s policy of sending COVID-19 positive individuals into nursing homes and other adult care facilities with populations at risk of contracting the deadly virus. This time though, he

News | current events

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Had 20% Serious Injury Rate in High Dosage Group

The World initially fell to their knee’s in relief as the first press release on Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine clinical trials was released earlier this week. But as usual, not all is as it seems! ####...

Health & Fitness | Health News

Censoring Evidence on Vitamin C

High doses vitamin C isn't something many doctors are comfortable trying, but this relatively low-risk treatment may have potential—despite the censorship.

News | News

White House Expresses Concern Over Continued Growth Of Coronavirus Cases In LA – CBS Los Angeles

Dr. Deborah Birx, a key member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said she has asked the CDC to investigate the L.A. area to determine why cases are still on the rise even though it has been shut down for two months.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Hertz Files for Bankruptcy After Rental-Car Demand Vanishes

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware after sweeping travel restrictions and the global economic collapse destroyed demand for its rental cars.

Health & Fitness | Health

Did Japan Just Beat the Virus Without Lockdowns Or Mass Testing?

Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

Sports | Cycling

Mountain Bikers In Quarantine

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News | News

Trouble for Gavin Newsom’s $1 billion mask deal: Feds reject safety certification - SFChronicle.com

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s assertion that shipments of medical masks the state bought from a Chinese manufacturer had simply been delayed because of federal safety certification issues was thrown into doubt Wednesday when regulators said they had actually rejec

Music | Vinyl Records!

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting America’s Vinyl Record Industry | Pitchfork

Pressing plant shutdowns and a drop in demand are putting the format’s long-running comeback in jeopardy.

Health & Fitness | CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus 'does not spread easily' on surfaces or objects, CDC says

The CDC says COVID-19 "does not spread easily" on contaminated surfaces or objects, nor by animal-to-human contact, or vice versa.

News | News

I was right, says prof who predicted pandemic would play itself out in 70 days

Isaac Ben-Israel says virus disappears everywhere at same speed, rendering interventions irrelevant. Public health expert: He 'has no clue about epidemiology and public health'

News | current events

CDC: Coronavirus ‘does not spread easily’ from contaminated surfaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweaked its COVID-19 transmission information webpage to make it clear that the primary way the coronavirus spreads is from person-to-person. The CDC says the virus does not spread easily from touching

News | News

Valley retail worker creates Facebook support group for workers attacked during pandemic

Retail rage. It's happening all over the country. A woman attacked a Walmart cashier with Lysol disinfectant spray to the face in Massachusetts. A 7-eleven clerk in Indiana gets coffee in the face and kicked and punched. And two men refusing to wear a mas

News | News

‘Don’t Come’: Hawaii Enforces Strict Lockdown Measures

Venturing out of a hotel room in Hawaii right now might land you in handcuffs.

News | The News

Dan Crenshaw: We ‘Mentally Manipulated Ourselves Into This Abundance Of Fear’

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) no longer sees any reason to continue the COVID-19 lockdowns, which have ravaged the U.S. economy, leaving millions out-of-work and millions more uncertain about the future. Speaking with Breitbart News Daily, Crenshaw said that h

Politics | Leftist Lies

The Real Coronavirus Timeline Liberals Don't Want You To See

Left-wing groups and the media want you to believe that Trump failed to respond to the coronavirus outbreak early. As this comprehensive timeline shows, Trump acted quickly and decisively.

News | NEWS

Moderna's Israeli top medical officer: We've shown today that our vaccine works

US biotech firm's shares soar as it claims tests of first volunteers show its vaccine candidate produces immune response, 'has potential to prevent COVID-19'; Phase 3 tests in July

Politics | Politics

BREAKING: Trump Reveals He Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine As Preventative Measure

President Donald Trump revealed during a press conference on Monday afternoon that he is taking Hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure against the coronavirus. “You’d be surprised at how many people are taking it, especially the front-line wor

Politics | Politics

China Reportedly Institutes Mass Lockdowns Of More Than 100 Million After Failing To Stop Outbreak

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has reportedly ordered more than a hundred million people to go into lockdown after the government failed to stop the coronavirus outbreak originating in their country which has devastated the global economy. “Some

News | News

Newlywed quarantine breakers sent packing

A California couple allegedly scoffed at Hawai‘i’s mandatory traveler self-quarantine mandate and were arrested yesterday by special agents from the Dept. of the Attorney General.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

L.A. County Considers If Some Cities Can Reopen Faster Than Others

According to L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, some individuals cities have asked about reopening faster than the rest of the county. Barger has asked both Los Angeles County Counsel and the Dept. of Public Health to provide an analysis on the possib

Politics | The China Threat

Communist China Using COVID Crisis to Crack Down on Hong Kong

China's communist government remains bent on destroying Hong Kong's democratic forces and controlling the population. Bejing is using COVID-19's crisis to take advantage.

Politics | Media Watch

Stephanopoulos Gets SCHOOLED on Administration’s Early COVID Response

In a feisty appearance on ABC’s This Week on Sunday, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who has proudly described himself as a national quartermaster during the pandemic, took ABC chief anchor and Clinton lackey George Stephanopoulos to school on ho

Politics | Politics

What I learned about us from Coronavirus

Before COVID-19, just like everyone else, I had a daily routine. On my drive home I spent the time, which is considerable given LA traffic…

Entertainment | Humor

Bible Scholars Confirm 'Do Not Be Anxious' Does Not Apply In A Global Pandemic

U.S.—Scholars across the nation have come to an agreement that the biblical commands not to be anxious do not apply in a global pandemic.From Jesus's command not to be anxious in Matthew 6 to Paul's similar exhortation in Philippians 4, none

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Twitter is sharing photos from before coronavirus lockdowns and they feel impossible

Twitter users have been inspired by a BBC article to share their last "normal" photo from before coronavirus changed the face of daily life.

News | News

Michigan man charged with terrorism in death threats to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel

A man accused of making credible death threats against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel has been charged on a terrorism count, the Wayne County prosecutor's office said Friday.

News | News

US Air Force Thunderbirds: Fighter jets fly over LA, Orange County in Southern California saluting front line workers -

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds conducted flyovers in Los Angeles, Orange County and other areas of Southern California today to honor local front line workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Get all the details on the flight path and schedule below.

News | News

A Taco Shop Gave Away 800 Tacos to Feed Homeless in Skid Row ~ L.A. TACO

Not even a pandemic can stop Revolutionario Tacos and other volunteers like Melissa Acedera from answering their passion for helping others in Skid Row.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

L.A.’s First Legal Liquor Store on Wheels Will Be Selling Booze on the Streets Starting Next Week ~ L.A. TACO

Sara's Market, City Terrace's famous Craft-meets-Paisa tiendita will hit the streets starting Monday selling rare IPAs, organic tortillas, and natural wine.

Politics | Politics

The Costly Failure to Update Sky-Is-Falling Predictions | RealClearPolitics

On March 6, Liz Specht, Ph.D., posted a thread on Twitter that immediately went viral. As of this writing, it has received over 100,000 likes and almost 41,000 retweets, and was republished at Stat...

Politics | The China Threat

Here's How Badly China Faked Their COVID-19 Numbers

China says it has 83,000 coronavirus infections. But leaked Chinese data shows the number to be over 640,000.

Politics | Politics

San Diego Supervisor Says Only 6 Of 194 Coronavirus-Recorded Deaths ‘Pure’ Coronavirus Deaths

On Tuesday, San Diego county Supervisor Jim Desmond said after digging into the data that he believes only six of the county’s 194 coronavirus-identified deaths are “pure” coronavirus deaths, meaning they died from the virus, not merely

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli scientists think they know why virus is severe for some, mild for others

Hoping to point way to drug therapy, Weizmann team says it found cells called in to fight coronavirus in lungs may actually worsen disease, sparking 'storm' that can lead to death

Science & Technology | Science

T cells found in COVID-19 patients ‘bode well’ for long-term immunity | Science

New findings suggest past infections may offer some protection against the novel coronavirus

Music | Music

Is There a Safe Way to Throw Socially Distanced Shows? | Pitchfork

As one Arkansas theater and small clubs in Seoul move forward with concerts, we talked to doctors, venue owners, and booking agents about the safety of such events.

News | News

Hundreds of homeless people tested for COVID-19 in Jacksonville, all are negative

A homeless organization tested nearly 700 homeless people in Jacksonville and all results came back negative, according to Quest Diagnostics.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Orthodox Jews Are Half of Covid-19 Plasma Donors, Doctor Tells New York Times

Menashe Sadik, of Baltimore, Md., reads scripture while donating blood at the Blood Bank of Delmarva. Photo: Damian Giletto / …

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Israelis Adjust To New Normal With Creativity, Digitization, And Cautious Optimism

In Israel, one of the first countries to lock down and then reopen, there is a common desire for a familiar routine.

Entertainment | The Hometown

Face masks now required whenever L.A. residents leave homes, Garcetti says

The requirement comes as additional retail shops, and many public recreation spaces, reopen.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Coronavirus Pandemic: Living With Consistent Low-Grade Anxiety

Seven weeks into the coronavirus pandemic, one working dad reflects on the challenge of excess stress and the loss of cherished rituals.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Gov. Newsom releases guidelines to reopen dine-in restaurants, malls, offices and more in California

Governor Gavin Newsom released guidelines that dine-in restaurants, office buildings, shopping malls and other businesses across California will be required to follow in order to reopen.

News | News

Jewish Americans Say They Are Scapegoated For The Coronavirus Spread

Violations of health regulations by Orthodox Jews have been documented by public officials and media at a level of scrutiny that Jews say others don't face.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to Set Up Face ID to Work With a Face Mask

In the course of a few months, most of us have become used to wearing a mask when outside our home or business. Here's how to get Face ID to work with it on!

Health & Fitness | HEALTH

Global survey shows link between COVID-19 patients and taste, smell loss

Findings could help distinguish coronavirus patients from those with colds or flu, researchers say

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Covid-19 isn't just a respiratory disease. It hits the whole body

Covid-19 symptoms go beyond pneumonia to include blood clots, inflammation and even swollen toes.

News | The News

Study Predicts COVID-19 Shutdown Will Cause 75,000 'Deaths of Despair' From Suicide, Drugs, Alcohol

The study, conducted by the Well Being Trust, calls them “deaths of despair," fatalities attributed to suicide, drug and alcohol abuse stemming from isolation, the loss of income and the destruction of their livelihood.

Politics | Politics

ROUND 1: Michigan Barber Wins First Court Hearing Against Gov Whitmer’s Shut Down Order

Michigan barber wins his first court hearing against Gov. Whitmer and her draconian Executive Orders.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Patients Low In Vitamin D Twice As Likely To Develop Severe COVID-19 Symptoms - Study Finds

A new study conducted at Northwestern University has concluded that vitamin D may be an essential ingredient to protecting oneself from the coronavirus.

News | Jewish Community

As Officials Ease Coronavirus Restrictions, Synagogues Show Caution - Going beyond the letter of the law to protect life

A sign attached to the padlocked door of the Shas Chevra Lubavitch synagogue in Budapest, Hungary, reads: “To fulfill the mitzvah of ‘you shall guard your lives very well,’ the synagogue is closed. Everyone is requested to pray individually at home.” (Photo: Alef/Vamos)

Business & Finance | Business

15 Things I’ve Learned After Weeks of Working From Home

There’s virtue to be found within four walls. Ho-hum activities are now the highlights of the week, and a fastidious routine helps me find solid ground.

News | News

Anti-lockdown protesters seen carrying weapons inside North Carolina sandwich shop

The demonstration took place during the first full day of a phased-in reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.

History | History

Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic – AIER

The contrast between 1968 and 2020 couldn’t be more striking. They were smart. We are idiots. Or at least our governments are.

News | The News

From trails to businesses, here’s a list of what can reopen under L.A. County’s 5-stage plan | KTLA

Despite being home to just a quarter of the state’s population, Los Angeles County as of Sunday has reported about 50% of known COVID-19 cases in California. So as the state begins the next phase of its four-stage reopening plan, the county is also follow

Politics | Media Watch

NBC Cheers Task Force Quarantines as a Rebuke of Trump and Reopening

Over the weekend, three of the nation’s top health officials and members of the Coronavirus Task Force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, began their two weeks of at-home quarantine after they came in contact with someone with the virus. NBC’s Sunday Today, us

News | News

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Antigen Test for Emergency Use

the food and drug administration has issued an emergency use authorization for an antigen test for COVID-19

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Seen 'Plandemic'? We Take A Close Look At The Viral Conspiracy Video's Claims

The video has been viewed millions of times on YouTube via links that are replaced as quickly as the video-sharing service can remove them for violating its policy against "COVID-19 misinformation."

News | News

Anti-Vaccination Activists Join Stay-At-Home Order Protesters

They see these demonstrations as a way to form political alliances that promote their movement.

News | News

LA Hiking Trails Are Open Again, Don't Mess It Up

They could be shut down if people don't follow safety protocols.

News | News

Robot Dog Helping Keep People Safe in Singapore

A robot dogged named “Spot,” designed by Boston Dynamics, is helping remind people in Singapore to remain at least one meter apart.

Politics | Op-Ed

Don’t Be Fooled By The Media Narrative. Governor Cuomo Has Done An Awful Job.

The media has smothered New York Governor Andrew Cuomo with fawning praise  from the beginning of this crisis and the downpour of adulation still continues, with no sign of letting up. Contrast this with the scorn heaped on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis,

News | News

EXCLUSIVE: Where Nordstrom Has Closed Stores for Good

Eliminating 13 percent of the Nordstrom department store fleet underscores the impact of COVID-19.

News | News

Coronavirus pandemic may lead to 75,000 "deaths of despair" from suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, study says - CBS News

Job loss, isolation and anxiety could lead to more deaths from suicide and substance abuse over the next 10 years, researchers say.

News | News

MAJOR: Plans to Re-Open - U.S Surgeon General Adams DUMPS GATES 'Predictive Contagion' Model - Fort Russ

WASHINGTON DC – Apr 13, 2020 – In a stunning turn of events, Surgeon General Jerome Adams explained in an interview on live XM radio, that the Coronavirus Task Force has, effectively, dumped the Bill Gates/CDC/WHO predictive contagion model, a

Health & Fitness | Health News

UV Rays Emitted Inside Trachea Could ‘Eradicate’ Viruses and Bacteria

Sunlight can directly kill troublesome microbes. Now UV light is being used in medical treatments that bring its cleansing to our trachea, where bacteria can grow.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

UV rays emitted inside trachea via new therapeutic could 'eradicate' viruses and bacteria

Sunlight can directly kill troublesome microbes. Now UV light is being used in medical treatments that bring its cleansing to our trachea, where bacteria can grow.

Music | Music

Take A First Look "Taylor Swift City Of Lover" Will Air May 17

Taylor Swift's 2019 Lover Fest tour was canceled last month due to coronavirus pandemic but now Swifties will have a chance to watch the superstar perform in...

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Here's How Much New York City Is Skewing America's Coronavirus Numbers

Not only does New York skew the country's numbers - it's the source of the majority of the whole country's coronavirus caseload.

Politics | Politics

Professor: Economic Impact of Lockdown Will Cause More Deaths than Coronavirus

Politics | The China Threat

Why Are Coronavirus-Stricken Countries Suddenly Singing China's Praises?

In January, Chinese consulates across the world issued an urgent call for personal protective equipment (PPE) in order to fight the new coronavirus epidemic.

News | Fake News

‘CBS News This Morning’ Aired Faked COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site Line of Cars

A CBS News crew pulled medical professionals off the floor at the Cherry Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to line up in their vehicles so a CBS film crew would have a long line for their COVID-19 coverage.

Politics | Media Watch

James O'Keefe: CBS Faked a Line of Cars to Make Corona Tests Seem Harder to Get

Did CBS fake a line of cars in Michigan in order to make it seem like COVID-19 testing was even more difficult? That’s what Project Veritas creator James O’Keefe claims in a new video. Footage of the May 1 CBS This Morning shows a long line of vehicles wa

Science & Technology | Tech

To fight COVID-19, your iPhone will share medical info during emergency calls

If you haven’t filled out the Health app’s Medical ID feature, there’s no better time.

News | News

NRA cutting staff and salaries amid coronavirus pandemic

The National Rifle Association has laid off dozens of employees, canceled its national convention and scuttled fundraising, membership and shooting events that normally would be key to rallying...

Politics | Politics

Israeli Bio-Defense Lab Says It Found An Antibody That 'Neutralizes' The Coronavirus | Health News

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) announced that it completed a 'groundbreaking scientific development' toward a potential COVID-19 treatment.

News | News

UK coronavirus adviser Neil Ferguson resigns after breaking lockdown rules

Key expert in coronavirus response resigns from Sage after admitting ‘error of judgment’

Music | Music

Historic Troubadour nightclub launches GoFundMe page, calls survival 'a big if'

The general manager of the Troubadour, which famously launched Elton John's career, says 'to survive, we're going to need all the help we can get.'

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

Fauci: No scientific evidence the coronavirus was made in a Chinese lab

In an exclusive interview, the face of America’s COVID-19 response cautions against the rush for states to reopen, and offers his tips for handling the pandemic's information deluge.

Politics | Media Watch

NYT Pushes Alleged Report Showing 3,000 COVID Deaths Per Day By June 1. White House: That’s Not True.

On Monday, rumors circulated that the United States is predicted to have 200,000 new confirmed cases and 3,000 novel coronavirus deaths daily by June 1. The New York Times, for example, ran with the report, suggesting the modeling figures were attributed

Politics | Op-Ed

The Worldwide Lockdown May Be the Greatest Mistake in History

The idea that the worldwide lockdown of virtually every country .05/05/2020 14:12:45PM EST.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Israel Makes ‘Significant Breakthrough’ In Developing Coronavirus Antidote

Israel’s main biological research lab has reportedly made a “significant breakthrough” in the fight against the coronavirus as it has isolated a key antibody that will go toward potential treatments for the virus. Defense Minister Naftal

Politics | Politics

France Discovers Coronavirus From China Hit Their Country Much Sooner Than Realized

A hospital in France that retested old samples from pneumonia patients found that it got its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, back in late December — nearly a month earlier than previously expected. “Yves Co

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Initiative Taps Into Global 'Maker Army' For Tech-Driven COVID-19 Solutions

Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) is leveraging its vast network of tech talent to develop and manufacture affordable products to provide much-relief during the pandemic. | NoCamels

Miscellaneous | Places You Can Still Go

As Insurance Claims Are Denied, Classic L.A. Restaurants Are Struggling to Weather the Pandemic

Beloved local haunts report they won't see a dime from their insurers, but Musso & Frank Grill is fighting back

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Here's Why Herd Immunity Won't Save Us From The COVID-19 Pandemic

It's hard to predict things in a pandemic. The situation changes so much on a daily basis that everything you thought you knew last week is wrong by the end of the day. Things are changing so fast that even the solid certainties that we thought we we

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus State Restrictions -- Most States Can Safely Relax Some

One of the main questions on the minds of Americans is when government restrictions aimed at controlling the coronavirus epidemic can be safely lifted.

News | News

Hundreds protest in Michigan seeking end to governor's emergency powers

Hundreds of protesters, some armed, gathered at Michigan's state Capitol in Lansing on Thursday objecting to Governor Gretchen Whitmer's request to extend emergency powers to combat COVID-19, an appeal Republican lawmakers ignored.

Politics | Malfeasance

University Of Texas Under Investigation For Working With Wuhan Laboratory

The Department of Education is probing the University of Texas System’s dealings with an infectious diseases laboratory in Wuhan, China. The Wuhan lab is a suspected source of the coronavirus that has infected millions of people and killed hundreds of tho

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Now Anyone in L.A. Can Get a COVID-19 Test, Even Without Symptoms

Los Angeles becomes the first major U.S. city to allow anyone to get a free COVID-19 test, even if they don't have symptoms.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Independence Day: 72 Israeli Technologies Fighting COVID-19 | Health News

Israel is home to close to 200 startups and companies with wide-ranging solutions to offer in the battle against the disease, not to mention the dozens of scientific initiatives.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

40 Things to Do in L.A. This Week While You're Safer at Home (4-30-2020 to 5-6-2020)

This week, we've got fitness raves, witchy cocktail shows, magical hotlines, online film fests, so much theater, and more.

News | News

Trump administration launching operation to accelerate development of coronavirus vaccine - CNNPolitics

The Trump administration is launching a project to accelerate the development of a potential coronavirus vaccine, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

South Korea says recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive again did not relapse: Tests picked up 'dead virus fragments'

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was worried the virus was reactivating after people recovered, but scientists dismissed the fear.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Could You Be an Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carrier? Here's What You Need to Know


Blood tests that check for exposure to the coronavirus are starting to come online, and preliminary findings suggest that many people have been infected without knowing it.

Science & Technology | Tech

Smartphone shipments dropped 13% globally, and COVID-19 is to blame | TechCrunch

We knew it was going to be bad — but not necessarily “lowest level since 2013” bad. As Apple was busy reporting its earnings, Canalys just dropped some of its own figures — and they’re not pretty. After two quarters of much-needed growing, the global smar

Entertainment | Humor

Jimmy Kimmel’s Quarantine Monologue – Trump Encourages Stay at Home Protests

In tonight’s #JimmyKimmelLiveFromHisHouse monologue, Jimmy talks about the celebration of 4/20, one of his favorite parts from the One World: Together at Hom...

News | News

Did you already have coronavirus in January or February?

With the recent news that two Californians died of COVID-19 in February, three weeks earlier than the United States' first known death from the disease, it has become clear that the coronavirus was spreading in the United States long before it was detecte

News | News

For first time, Israelis recovered from coronavirus outnumber those still sick

Over half of the 15,782 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have regained their health; death toll climbs to 212, including Bnei Brak rabbi; condition of girl, 11, improves

Politics | Op-Ed

Our Dress Rehearsal for a Police State

All my life, I have dismissed paranoids on the right (“America is headed to communism”) and the left (“It can happen here” — referring to fascism).

Politics | Op-Ed

Some Governors Are Getting Serious About The Cost Of Coronavirus Lockdowns. Some Aren’t.

As the spread of COVID-19 begins to slow nationwide, some governors are proving to be more serious than others about what comes next.

Politics | Media Watch

CURL: Media’s COVID-19 Coverage Has Been Disastrous For America

When the postmortem is done on the media’s coverage of COVID-19 (and it will be), it will be clear that the virus was no Black Plague — rather, it’s more on par with the flu on a bad year. SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, has killed 56,749 Americans as

News | News

Coronavirus Has Now Killed More Americans Than Vietnam War

The number of lives taken by COVID-19 in the U.S. has reached a grim milestone: More people have died of the disease than the 58,220 Americans who perished in the Vietnam War.

Politics | Op-Ed

California Is Using the Coronavirus to Beat Up on the Little Guy

California politicians in LA County and San Diego are using the coronavirus as an excuse to release criminals and arrest the little guy. They're also playing around with Green New Deal standards.

News | The News

NYC Coronavirus ‘Front Line’ Doctor Calls For END To Lockdown

A Bronx doctor who has treated the novel coronavirus for weeks and has even contracted the virus himself called for an end to nationwide lockdown measures in  op-ed published by The New York Post on Monday. Daniel G. Murphy, MD, the chairman of the Depart

Politics | Op-Ed

Coronavirus hype is the biggest political hoax in history - Washington Times

The new coronavirus is real. The response to the coronavirus is hyped. And in time, this hype will be revealed as politically hoaxed.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel At 72: Coronavirus-Fighting Ingenuity Reinforces Israel As The 'Collaboration Nation'

Throughout its 72 years, Israel has proven that necessity is the mother of invention; it was clear that Israeli entrepreneurs would enlist in the battle against COVID-19.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Lockdown only made corona crisis worse, claim experts - ISRAEL21c

Israeli professors’ mathematical model shows quarantine effects more damaging than the disease, which could better be controlled by precautions.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Video interview with Dr. Dan Erickson and Dr. Artin Massihi taken down from YouTube

A video press briefing with Accelerated Urgent Care doctors Dan Erickson and Artin Massihi was taken down from YouTube by the media company Monday.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Are Muscle Aches and Pains a Coronavirus Symptom? Doctors Explain

Coronavirus can cause muscle pain, and the COVID-19 symptom may be more common than a sore throat, headaches, and chills. Here’s when to see your doctor.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

If You're Ordering Out During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Follow a Doctor's 2 Essential Tips

An expert says grocery delivery and takeout should be safe during the coronavirus pandemic, as long as social distance is maintained.

Politics | Politics

Doctor: After Doing 5,000 Coronavirus Tests, It's Similar To The Flu And Quarantine Should End

Bakersfield, California ABC affiliate 23ABC reports -- Drs. Dan Erickson and Artin Massihi, co-owners of a chain of Accelerated Urgent Care facilities, say that after conducting more than 5,000 coronavirus tests they have come to the conclusion that COVID

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

De Blasio and Wife Caught Taking Non-Essential Stroll Through Brooklyn Park…11 Miles From Home

...even as he continues to scold New Yorkers for being outside and congregating in playgrounds

News | News

More Than 400,000 In L.A. County May Have Already Had Coronavirus, New Study Finds

As many as 442,000 Los Angeles County residents might have already been infected with the coronavirus by early April, a number far higher than the 8,000 cases confirmed at the time, according to a report released Monday. In the first large-scale study of

Science & Technology | Science

New York clinical trial quietly tests heartburn remedy against coronavirus

Hospital data from China and a classified drug screening program led to the rapid launch of $21 million study

Sports | Cycling

Tour de Suisse to Host Five Days of Virtual Racing - Peloton Magazine

The Tour de Suisse will be running an online race, the Digital Swiss 5, April 22-26, 2020, featuring some of the best pro riders in the world.

Politics | Other Politics

The PPP isn’t working. Here’s an idea: Get paychecks to people, directly

The short-term pain of job losses, furloughed and unemployed workers in food bank lines miles long, may lead to worse long-term effects: a deep, permanent dent on America's competitiveness.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Jane Goodall Says Pandemic Is Due to 'Little Respect for the Natural World' but There's Hope for This Planet Yet

Goodall talks to Newsweek about the pandemic, her new documentary and the most important message she hopes her life's work leaves behind.

Miscellaneous | Other Stories

Theme parks’ post-pandemic world: 5 changes to expect

Change is barreling toward Orlando’s theme parks and attractions, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Adjustments will be made in many ways — perhaps in every way — experts and analysts say.

Entertainment | Humor

Dr. Anthony Fauci Cold Open - SNL

Dr. Anthony Fauci (Brad Pitt) addresses the public to decipher the coronavirus misinformation President Trump has been spreading. Subscribe to SNL: https://g...

News | News

Riverside County mobile app now allows people to report those who violate coronavirus orders

Coronavirus watchdogs in Riverside County who come across nonessential businesses still in operation, large gatherings or businesses not complying with health orders can now report scoffl…

News | The News

Police Suggest Driver Who Crashed While Wearing N95 Mask Might Have Passed Out

You’ve seen them out there. People are driving around in their cars wearing protective face masks – sometimes even when they’re alone in the car. Note to those motorists: Maybe not a good call. A driver in Lincoln Park, N.J, crashed their car

News | The News

E.R. Doctors Urge A Reopening: Lockdown Creating Public Health Crisis, Doctors ‘Pressured’ To Add COVID To Death Reports, Quarantining Healthy ‘Never Seen’ Before

During a press conference on Wednesday, California emergency room doctors Dan Erickson and Artin Massihi of Accelerated Urgent Care told reporters that nationwide lockdown policies are not an appropriate reaction to what current data shows about the China

Entertainment | The Hometown

Musso & Frank's Kept 84 Employees on Payroll as the Restaurant Took 'Six-Figure' Losses

In March, Musso and Frank;s was forced to temporarily close its doors for the first time ever. Now it's being closely watched by the Los Angeles small-business community as a harbinger of what could happen to their own insurance claims. The restaurant fil

Sports | Cycling

Bike Racing in San Diego!

This weeks video is a "throwback" to last Summer's San Diego Velodrome Tuesday Night Racing in San Diego (TNR). Our season is on hold for now and to be hones...