“We can expect not only poaching of rhinoceros and elephant and other iconic animals, but we can also expect a spike in bushmeat poaching across the continent,” said a conservationist in Botswana
An Ohio man got crafty after learning his gym shut down due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and constructed his own home gym equipment—made entirely of timber.
‘Together, we have have transformed American consciousness as to what kind of nation we can become.’ — Bernie Sanders ended his 2020 presidential campaign with this message of hope for a political revolution that outlives the senator’s candidacy
Noam Chomsky on Bernie Sanders: "It's common to say now that the Sanders campaign failed. I think that's a mistake. I think it was an extraordinary success, completely shifted the arena of debate and discussion."
He made an I-used-to-sleep-with-models joke *IN THE MIDDLE* of describing the projections of hundreds of thousands of Americans dying.
NEW: Wed 8 April update of coronavirus trajectories NB: we’ve reverted to the 7-day moving average Daily new deaths: • General trend in US and UK is still more deaths every day than the last • Japan joins this chart, deaths tracking ItalyLive charts:
JUST IN: Spain reports 757 new coronavirus deaths, raising death toll to 14,555
Former President Barack Obama says it would not be feasible to relax current measures to combat the spread of coronavirus without a "robust system of testing and monitoring — something we have yet to put in place nationwide."
"This is called cross-contamination." A Michigan nurse used paint to show how easy it is to spread germs even while wearing gloves.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has coronavirus, has been taken to intensive care
“Preparedness is a choice. And poor preparedness is a choice.’ — This man worked on a literal pandemic playbook for Trump, and the president chose to ignore it
In tears, a nurse says she quit her job after she was asked to work in a coronavirus ICU without a face mask: “America is not prepared, and nurses are not being protected”
Pres Trump is now urging ppl to try an unproven treatment for coronavirus. He said, "There's a possibility, a possibility, and I say it: what do you have to lose?...Take it. I really think they should take it. But it's their choice...Hydroxychloroquine. Try it. If you'd like."
Nadia, a 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for coronavirus. This is the first known instance of a tiger being infected, the USDA says.