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asiaBeating Coronavirus With Electronic Quarantines and Contact Tracing

Taiwan and South Korea have had abundant testing of Coronavirus. Taiwan started investigating in December of 2019. Taiwan used social media to monitor the initial reports of an unusual disease. They sent two doctors to investigate in December. Taiwan was …

militaryDesperate Venezuela Seems to Fail at Attempted Piracy

A cruise ship, Resolute, was rammed by a Venezuelan military patrol ship and the military ship sank. Columbia Cruise Services operates the cruise ship. The cruise ship was in international waters more than 13 nautical miles (24km) from La Tortuga …

coronavirusWorld Passes Official Count of 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

The World has officially passed the 1 million coronavirus case level. There are many undercounts from undiagnosed cases and undiagnosed deaths. There is also systemic underreporting. There is also massive under-testing. SOURCES- Worldometers Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com Brian Wang …

medicineOver 10 Million US Jobless Claims over Two Weeks

Another 6.6 million jobless claims were added in todays report of US unemployment. Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab, says this is an underestimate because the systems are overloaded. Worse is still to come. There is a …

energyOil Demand Dropped 25% and Could Go to Half

Oil prices have dropped to $20 per barrel and that is for the most expensive oil. There is cheaper oil at $10 per barrel. Oil demand has dropped 25% as no one is driving. Companies like Whiting Petroleum are filing …

appCoronoavirus Contact Tracing Smartphone App

Singapore developed a contact-tracing smartphone app called TraceTogther. It allow Singapore to quickly track people who have been exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases. The app can identify people who have been within 2 meters of coronavirus patients for at least …

coronavirusEurope and USA Have Similar

The USA and Europe have a similar scale situation with cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 per million people. The US had about 20,000 new cases. Europe collectively has more new cases and more deaths. Europe has nearly double the US population. …

coronavirusSadly COVID-19 Will Be Worse Than Flu and as Bad as WW2 in Some Countries

Dr. Anthony Fauci, medical leading the US Coronavirus task force, says based on what he’s seeing, the U.S. could experience between 100,000 and 200,000 deaths from Covid-19. Europe appears to be on track for two to six times more COVID-19 …

coronavirusCoronavirus Patients Should Lie on Their Stomach and 500 Get Scuba Mask Ventilators

In Italy, 500 COVID-19 patients used ventilators made with scuba masks and a 3D printed connector. RT: 500 patients in northern Italian hospitals are receiving ventilators, produced by hacked scuba gear that was shipped by Decathlon. This is beyond awesome. …

citiesWashington Health Metrics Forecasts 40,000 to 160,000 COVID-19 Deaths for USA

The Institute for Health Metrics (IHME) at the University of Washington has modeled forecasts for each state and the USA. The forecasts and models were run two days ago. They forecasted deaths, ventilator needs, ICU beds and hospital beds and …