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A source close to the coronavirus task force said the idea of asking Americans to wear masks for a period of time during the pandemic is likely to be under "serious discussion."
Apple bought the DarkSky weather app today. "The news will certainly mean a much improved native weather app for iOS"
Another day, another record: At least 657 new coronavirus deaths were reported in the US today, according to a CNN count. This is the most reported deaths in the United States in a single day since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
Only one US state has yet to report a death from coronavirus - Wyoming
Breaking: A child under the age of 18 has died of coronavirus in Los Angeles, public health officials announce, in what is believed to be the first child death from the virus in the US. “A devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” LA health official says.
California Gov Newsom letter to Trump requesting hospital ship: “We project that roughly 56% of our population — 25.5 million people — will be infected with the virus over an eight week period.” (!!)
?Murdoch’s @nypost will call for a ban on assault weapons on tomorrow’s front page
The warning language used in the Australian bushfire alerts is incredibly dire: “You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive."