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Are we at the point yet where "consultants to help Americans relocate to saner countries" has become a coronavirus career option?
@KaraPlatoni Taking the garbage out counts too. And I feel we should get double points for remembering whether we showered in the last 24 hours, because what are days anyway
The chief executive of a MA hospital, outbid for PPE by the feds multiple times, cut a deal, paid extra, hired the trucks — and then was interrogated by the FBI and had to get his Congressperson to intervene to keep DHS from heisting the shipment.
Do not eat, serve or sell romaine lettuce. If you bought it, throw it away. If it's in a mix, throw that away. And sanitize your fridge, too. Unusually comprehensive and candid warning from the CDC this afternoon:
a professor accuses a Latina student of plagiarism on the assumption she wouldn’t know the word “hence.”:
If air cargo is not allowed through, then the White House may have just substantially worsened the shortage of materials needed to conduct the coronavirus test.