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The @UN  is calling on creatives everywhere for help sharing critical messages from @WHO . We know our incredible community can rise to this challenge—see how you can participate.

You'd think the one time Texas would make it easier for people to vote would be during a global pandemic. You'd be wrong. We still don't know if we can vote by mail if coronavirus is still around come election time. By @lfcarrasco 

We're supporting our favorite local restaurants by using delivery apps like @UberEATS  Just because your favorite spot had to shut their doors, doesn't mean they aren't still #OpenForDelivery 

FCC enacts $200M telehealth initiative to ease COVID-19 burden on hospitals

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"It's an enormous loss," Rev. Charles Dillingham said of Rev. Hilary Rodgers' Wednesday death from complications due to coronavirus.

Burger King France and Paris agency Buzzman released “Le Whopper de la Quarantine,” or “Quarantine Whopper,” which shows an array of store-bought ingredients that the chain’s fans can use to approximate a Whopper at home:

Google’s Arts & Culture now uses AI to turn selfies into historical paintings (story by @Mixtatiq )

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Scoops of the Day

Great compilation of many of the most promising Zoom alternatives out there. We still need the in-depth reviews, but at least you have a run down of the major options here. Your Zoom-free remote life can start now 😄

SXSW 2020’s canceled film festival will now stream free on Amazon Prime Video

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A shortage of personal protective equipment for medical professionals has hampered the response to Covid-19. Now, a team from MIT has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs nationwide.

We discovered many inauthentic accounts were accessing Twitter from a single IP range in Honduras, and heavily Retweeting the President’s account. We removed 3,104 accounts when it became clear a staffer created the fake accounts on the government’s behalf.

Toward the end of last year, we identified clusters of accounts engaged in inauthentic coordinated activity which led to the removal of 8,558 accounts working to promote Serbia’s ruling party and its leader.

Nikon is offering free online photography classes for all of April

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We've been led to believe that the toilet paper outages are the result of hoarders and panic-buyers cramming their closets with Charmin. I talked to some toilet-paper insiders (really) and it turns out that is probably mostly wrong!

A record 6.6 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week. Another 3.3m the previous week. 10 million Americans lost their jobs just in the last fortnight! Probably many more haven’t reported yet

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Travel data of passengers arriving in the United States from China during the critical period in December, January and February, when the disease took hold in that country, shows a stunning 759,493 people entered the U.S.

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Scoops of the Week

So, I spent some time w @rihanna  Whose pro-black, pro-woman business consistently change the game Whose next album is... well, read the piece! Ever seen a durag cover of @BritishVogue  before? A DURAG?! You have not On newsstands MondayOnline now

Watch our visualization to see how confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, Italy, and Spain have exploded in recent weeks.

We're all reading a ton of #coronavirus  stuff, but each day I read a post or two that utterly stop me in my tracks. This was today's, from a doctor at Brooklyn's Maimonides Medical Center, via @avitalrachel .

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Reminder to #brands : There's never been a better time to cancel your April Fools plans.

NASA's @Astro_Jessica , currently living aboard the space station, shares tips on how people at home can keep their mental and physical and well-being in shape during difficult times on Earth -- and how it's very similar to an astronaut's routine in space.

In hopes of developing a treatment for Covid-19, a team of chemists has designed a drug candidate that may block coronaviruses’ ability to enter human cells. It binds to the protein that the viruses use to enter cells, potentially disarming it.

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you won't believe this, Cork entrepreneur just called me ( doesn't want to be named) will pay for another 100 cars, hows things @GoCarIreland 

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