11 firefighters were injured when a Downtown Los Angeles building that was already ablaze exploded while they were inside.
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) May 17, 2020
Restaurant Finds A Genius Way To Help Their Customers Feel Less Lonely While Social Distancing Using Pandas (10 Pics) Bored Panda. How could I resist that headline?
Daily new cases by countries Sergey Kashin
Will the coronavirus mean the end of cash? Treehugger
Why East beat West on Covid-19 (Part 2) Asia Times And Part 1 for those who missed it.
No Vaccine in Sight New Republic
People Hated Masks During The Last Pandemic Too American Conservative
California newsrooms know how to prepare for disasters Columbia Journalism Review
A human monoclonal antibody blocking SARS-CoV-2 infection Nature Communications
Covid (@UCSF) Chronicles, Day 59
Bit of a slow Covid news day; my highlight is @WSJ article by @Georgia_Wells on MDs/scientists using social media to get the facts our re Covid https://t.co/gMXmrg2bKQ (firewall). Grateful to be profiled, though I’m only 1 of many doing this /1 pic.twitter.com/NYbfcRoQGU
— Bob Wachter (@Bob_Wachter) May 16, 2020
“We should empower Medicare to pay all of the medical bills of the uninsured and the underinsured—including prescription drugs—for the duration of the #coronavirus pandemic,” says @SenSanders. #COVID19 #MedicareForAll #HealthCareEmergencyGuaranteeAct https://t.co/UWixoxfXib
— Common Dreams (@commondreams) May 15, 2020
A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons Marshall Project
Preventing a COVID-19 Food Crisis Project Syndicate
The Sickness in Our Food Supply New York Review of Books Michael Pollan.
Coronavirus pandemic pushes US and China into new Cold War Nikkei Asian Review
Obama claims his presidency was free from scandal — but he’s full of it NY Post. Yes, I am aware this is the NY Post.
When @AOC first entered Congress, she joined with @sunrisemvmt activists protesting in the Capitol. She was willing to stand up for what was right, no matter the risks. I knew then that I would have a powerful ally in this fight and I am forever grateful for her support. https://t.co/CElCDn7uEb
— Ed Markey (@EdMarkey) May 15, 2020
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.