New York Has Over 45,000 Tests So More Infections Were Found

The US has had over 182,000 coronavirus tests and 25,000 confirmed cases. New York has had over 45,000 tests and has over 11,000 confirmed cases. As of the afternoon of March 19, there have been 103,945 total COVID-19 tests reported. There were 11,700 confirmed cases. There have been about 40,000 tests per day on March …

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California Shelters in Place and Maybe the Whole USA Next Week

California Governor Newsom has placed a shelter in place (stay at home) order for the entire state. If there was no mitigation like the shelter in place then California was heading to 25 million infections. The Washington Times reports that President Trump is considering grounding planes and a nationwide shelter in place next week if …

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Multi-Year WW3 is Humanity Versus the Disease

Trump is invoking the Defense Production Act, which allows the administration to expedite and expand the supply of resources. This is enabling whatever wartime mobilization of production is needed to combat the disease. It may not be needed but the capabilities are being made available. The US has made public an 18 month pandemic plan. …

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Why and How Governments Need to Mobilize Sanitizer Supply

Problem: Hand sanitizer supply is critical for reducing the spread of coronavirus but we are massively short on supply. Hourly hand sanitizer usage would reduce disease spread by 70% reduction (Extrapolating MIT Simulation Study). In 2019, the industry made about 200,000 tons per year of sanitizer. We really need that amount for a day. The …

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US and China Injecting Hundreds of Billions into Financial Markets

China is putting $174 billion into the financial markets to prevent financial disruptions related to the coronavirus. China’s central bank said it will inject 1.2 trillion yuan ($174 billion) worth of liquidity into the markets via reverse repo operations on Monday as its stock markets prepare to reopen amid an outbreak of a new coronavirus. …

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China Likely Will Agree to Trade Deal to Minimize Decoupling

The US administration has stopped talking about soybean-purchase agreements and begun talk of decoupling. Is it geopolitically prudent for a large part of the US industrial supply chain to be inside of China? Why are American companies allowed to transfer critical technologies to China in exchange for short-term market access? A study titled ‘2015 Global …

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How to Improve Social Mobility

People are very worried about rising income inequality in many countries and across the world. There is a growing perception that social mobility across generations has declined and that only the very rich get richer. There is a concern in the developed countries that raising everyone to better standards is less possible. The costs tend …

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16 Longevity Scientists Formed a New Antiaging Advocacy Group

A new antigaging group has been formed to accelerate the development of scientific documented interventions that will promote longer, healthier, more productive and more rewarding lives for all members of humanity. The Academy for Health and Lifespan Research will host forums to share research findings. They will lobby governments in the United States, Europe, and …

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White House Executive Order Prioritizes AI for R&D Budgets

The Heads of the various agencies of the US Federal Government have been directed via an executive order to prioritize Artificial Intelligence for funding with their Research and Development budgets. It is not clear how this will alter the roughly $150 billion per year of US Federal Government research and development budgets. There are no …

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