"The path to re-opening the economy is going to be long. It will require turning on and off various forms of social distancing and will only come to an end when vaccines are available, in the spring of 2021 at the earliest." (It will start again this fall - use the time coming up to slowly prepare - don't panic!)
Guggenheim Warns Of Coming Emerging Market Apocalypse: "Pandemic Will Be Followed By Food Shortages, Social Unrest"
...global capital markets remain extremely fragile...Investors seem to ignore the fact that while the global economic shutdown is synchronized, the spread of the virus is not...
Grocery Workers Increasingly Fear Showing Up at Work
Doug Preszler wasn’t thinking about risk when he took a cashier job at a regional supermarket in eastern Iowa. But five months in, he has found himself at the forefront of a global crisis with little training or protection – save for the pocket-size bottle of hand sanitizer and Ziploc full of disposable gloves he brings from home each day.
Leaders seize new powers to fight coronavirus, fears grow for democracy
France and Bolivia have postponed elections. Peru handed its president broad new legislative authority. Israel sharply ramped up the reach of its surveillance state. While leaders around the world fight the spread of the coronavirus, they’re amassing sweeping new powers. As legislatures limit or suspend activities in the name of social distancing, many of the norms that define democracy…have been put on indefinite hold.
Anthony Fauci wants coronavirus vaccines to be forced on all Americans
Anthony Fauci: He’s a bit on the short side, seemingly always has this creepy joker grin on his face, and wants you and your family to be forcibly vaccinatedagainst the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) before you’ll ever again be allowed to leave your house for anything other than cattle pen grocery shopping.
No protests allowed: Virginia governor “Blackface” Northam signs bevy of gun control bills while citizens are locked down due to coronavirus
When Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was discovered in a med school yearbook photo depicting him either in “blackface” or wearing a KKK costume, most political analysts thought his career was over.
Tornadoes strike multiple states as severe weather outbreak unfolds on Easter in South
More than a dozen confirmed tornadoes have struck from Texas to Mississippi on Sunday, damaging homes, as the South faced an onslaught of severe weather.
Passover: New Wave of Locust ‘Plague’ Hits Africa, This Time it’s 20 Times Bigger
A plague of locusts that struck Africa hard has returned with a vengeance and like the archetypal plague in Egypt. Billions of young locusts are spreading out from their breeding grounds in Somalia, newly hatched after seasonal rains, eating more than the older insects that passed through already.
Ebola: 11-month-old girl becomes second to die in Congo amid fears of new wave
After more than seven weeks without any recorded cases, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has now seen two deaths in recent days, with the latest victim being an 11-month-old girl,