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Data from internet-connected thermometers show that social distancing may be working.

From "Restrictions Are Slowing Coronavirus Infections, New Data Suggest/A database of daily fever readings shows that the numbers declined as people disappeared indoors" (NYT):The company, Kinsa Health, which produces internet-connected thermometers, first created a national map of fever levels on March 22 and was able to spot the trend within a day. Since then, data from the health departments of New York State and Washington State have buttressed the finding, making it clear that social distan...
Tags: Health, Law, Manhattan, Statistics, New Mexico, Intellectual Property, Washington State, Kinsa, New York State, Vanderbilt University, Singh, Inder Singh, Ann Althouse, William Schaffner, Trump and medicine, Kinsa Health


Coronavirus lockdowns are working, according to data from digital thermometer app

Three-quarters of Americans have been urged or ordered to stay at home, to the extent possible, to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and those measures appear to be working, The New York Times reports, citing data from internet-connected thermometer company Kinsa. The thermometers and their app upload temperature readings to a centralized database, allowing Kinsa to track fevers across the country. It started mapping fevers to catch flu outbreaks in 2018, and it modified its software ...
Tags: New York, News, New York Times, Washington State, Times, Kinsa, Trump, Vanderbilt University, Inder Singh, William Schaffner, Inder


Trump Suggests Lack of Testing Is No Longer a Problem. Governors Disagree.

The president said on a conference call that he had not “heard about testing in weeks.”
Tags: News, Montana, Jay, Steve, Shortages, Trump, Inslee, Bullock, United States Politics and Government, Washington (State, Governors (US, Tests (Medical, States (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Slowdown in Seattle Suggests Restrictions Are Working

Officials in Washington State worry that their gains are precarious, but they see evidence that containment strategies have lowered the rate of virus transmission.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Epidemics, Washington (State, Seattle, Jay, Inslee, Wash, Shutdowns (Institutional, Seattle (Wash, Deaths (Fatalities, States (US, Quarantines, Durkan, Jenny A, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


SAF Adds Plaintiffs to N.J. Federal Court Action; Plans Other 2A Lawsuits

Gun shops across the country are open for business, or closed by gubernatorial edict, depending on the state. The Second Amendment Foundation is planning legal actions challenging such shut downs. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation’s federal action against New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy just expanded as several new plaintiffs have been added to an amended complaint, and their attorneys have filed a show cause motion for a temporary restraining order and...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, White House, New Jersey, Washington State, Department Of Homeland Security, Rhode Island, Nra, U S District Court, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Murphy, Los Angeles County, Callahan, The U S Supreme Court, Gottlieb


Public radio station in Washington state says it won't air Trump briefings because of 'false or misleading information'

KUOW, a public radio station in Washington state announced on Twitter that it will no longer air live Trump briefings because the gentleman in the oval office is a prevaricator: "KUOW is monitoring White House briefings for the latest news on the coronavirus — and we will continue to share all news relevant to Washington State with our listeners. However, we will not be airing the briefings live due to a pattern of false or misleading information provided that cannot be fact checked in real time...
Tags: Post, News, Washington, White House, Washington State, Trump, Hill, Judd Deere, Coronavirus


Facebook and Google might get walloped by the thousands of small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, but their massive ad businesses will come out stronger in the end

Facebook and Google will take a revenue hit as the thousands of small businesses that they rely on for advertising cut back spending amid the coronavirus, but ad buyers say they'll come out stronger long term. Wall Street firm Pivotal Research Group expects Facebook's 2021 revenue to be down 20% to 25% while Google's will decline 15% to 20%. Facebook acknowledged that its ad business would be impacted by the spike in usage of messaging apps that aren't as lucrative as its newsfeed and stories ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Washington State, Alphabet, SMB, Hippo, McCann Worldgroup, Alex Schultz, Pivotal Research Group, Craig Atkinson, Wpromote, Mothner, Mike Mothner


Washington Has An Innovative Way To Fund Its COVID Response – If It Can Get Trump’s OK

Washington state petitioned the Trump administration on Tuesday for a nearly unprecedented change to its Medicaid program, tailored to respond to the state’s climbing number of COVID-19 patients. The ask would see the state create a COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund, allowing private philanthropists and local governments to finance much-needed emergency services targeted at getting control of the pandemic. The move comes as Washington continues to battle the epidemic, with nearly 2,500 cases in t...
Tags: News, Washington, Cms, Louisiana, Washington State, Mcgill, Medicaid, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Centers for Medicaid Medicare Services, Medciaid, Jason McGill Assistant Director


Police: Washington State safety Bryce Beekman found dead

A Washington State football player was found dead in his apartment by an officer who responded to a call for help involving ''breathing problems,'' Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said Wednesday. Jenkins said there were no signs of foul play and that the Whitman County coroner will determine the cause of death for 22-year-old Bryce Beekman, the senior defensive back who was found Tuesday afternoon. ''We are in shock with the news of Bryce's passing,'&a...
Tags: News, Sports, Washington State, Bryce, Jenkins, Whitman County, Pullman Police, Gary Jenkins, Pat Chun, Bryce Beekman


Washington State football player Bryce Beekman dies at 22

Washington State defensive back Bryce Beekman died Tuesday night, Pullman Police Commander said. He was 22 years old. The cause of death was unknown.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Washington State, Bryce Beekman


Washington State DB Bryce Beekman dies

Beekman was the team's fifth-leading tackler in 2019.
Tags: News, Sports, Washington State, Beekman, DB Bryce Beekman


Washington State DB Bryce Beekman dies at age 22

Beekman was the team's fifth-leading tackler in 2019.
Tags: News, Sports, Washington State, Beekman, Bryce Beekman


Broker who tested positive for COVID-19 shares his story

After testing positive for COVID-19 and receiving questions from friends, family and colleagues alike, Nate Scott took to social media to share how his coronavirus symptoms evolved.
Tags: Youtube, Radio, Agent, Washington State, Facebook Live, Sun Valley, Windermere Real Estate, Brokerage, Select, Virtual Meetings, Nate Scott, Coronavirus, Inman Coast to Coast, Broker And Owner


SAF Says Ill. Governor Gets It Right; ‘Firearms, Ammo Essential’

As the nation deals with the coronavirus panic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued an emergency order that says firearms and ammunition dealers and distributors are “essential” businesses that will stay open. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker got it right with Friday’s emergency order response to the spreading Coronavirus pandemic when he included firearms and ammunition suppliers and retailers on the list of “essential business operations” that will rema...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, San Jose, Washington State, Seattle, Illinois, Nra, Wolf, Sam Liccardo, San Jose Mercury News, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Bellingham Wash, Jay Inslee


In Seattle, It Started With Panic. Then the Deeper Anxiety Set In.

In a state that has seen more deaths from the coronavirus than any other, the stress has started to multiply. Jobs lost. Kids underfoot. Parents at risk. “It’s exhausting,” one woman said.
Tags: News, Emotions, Seattle, Anxiety and Stress, Washington (State, Seattle (Wash, Psychology and Psychologists, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Target Apologizes for Selling N95 Masks in Seattle

The company said the masks were offered for sale “in error” at some stores in Washington State, which has been a hot spot for the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Masks, Washington State, Seattle, Jay, Shortages, Inslee, Target Corporation, Seattle (Wash, Stockpiling, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Filthy lucre: Paper money shunned for fear of coronavirus spread

By Ken Sweet, The Associated Press In a world suffering a pandemic, cash is no longer king. A growing number of businesses and individuals worldwide have stopped using banknotes in fear that physical currency, handled by tens of thousands of people over their useful life, could be a vector for the spreading coronavirus. Public officials and health experts have said that the risk of transferring the virus person-to-person through the use of banknotes is small. But that has not stopped businesses ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, Washington, Sport, Iran, Chicago, Hungary, Soccer, Federal Reserve, Washington State, Fed, The Associated Press, Ken Sweet, TEHRAN Iran, National Bank of Poland


Viral Run On Guns Shows America Wants Firearms

Opinion By: Larry Keane Long lines are becoming the norm at gunshops across American during the CORVID-19 pandemic. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- First, they came for hand sanitizer and bleach wipes. Then it was the toilet paper. Now, it's guns and ammunition. Americans are lining up at local gun shops taking stock of their safety concerns and stocking up on guns and ammunition. It’s showing that firearms continue to be a desired item and Americans are serious about providing for their safety – e...
Tags: New York, Maryland, Guns, Colorado, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Fbi, Iowa, Connecticut, New Jersey, Nebraska, Omaha, Michigan, Washington State


Chinese Virus Run On Guns Shows America Wants Firearms

Opinion By: Larry Keane Long lines are becoming the norm at gunshops across American during the CORVID-19 pandemic. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- First, they came for hand sanitizer and bleach wipes. Then it was the toilet paper. Now, it's guns and ammunition. Americans are lining up at local gun shops taking stock of their safety concerns and stocking up on guns and ammunition. It’s showing that firearms continue to be a desired item and Americans are serious about providing for their safety – e...
Tags: New York, Maryland, Guns, Colorado, California, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Fbi, Iowa, Connecticut, New Jersey, Nebraska, Omaha, Michigan


‘Chilling’ Plans: Who Gets Care as Washington State Hospitals Fill Up?

Fearing a critical shortage of lifesaving resources as the coronavirus spreads, Washington State is engaged in grim discussions to determine which dying patients would get priority.
Tags: News, Washington, Hospitals, Washington (State, Shortages, Medicine and Health, Seattle (Wash, Rationing and Allocation of Resources, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, King County (Wash, Ventilators (Medical


Coronavirus in Washington State: Few Ventilators and Facing Grim Decisions Ahead

Fearing a critical shortage of lifesaving resources as the coronavirus spreads, Washington State is engaged in grim discussions to determine which dying patients would get priority.
Tags: News, Washington, Hospitals, Washington (State, Shortages, Medicine and Health, Seattle (Wash, Rationing and Allocation of Resources, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, King County (Wash, Ventilators (Medical


‘Chilling’ Plans: Who Gets Care When Washington State Hospitals Reach Their Max?

Fearing a critical shortage of lifesaving resources as the coronavirus spreads, Washington State is engaged in grim discussions to determine which dying patients would get priority.
Tags: News, Washington, Hospitals, Washington (State, Shortages, Medicine and Health, Seattle (Wash, Rationing and Allocation of Resources, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, King County (Wash, Ventilators (Medical


These fitness apps are seeing a huge jump from people looking to maintain their workout routines as gyms close their doors because of the coronavirus outbreak

As major gym chains close their doors to curb the coronavirus outbreak, people are increasingly turning to digital workout programs to maintain their exercise routines from home. Services like Daily Burn, Aaptiv, and TA Online Studio have all said they've seen an increase in demand and engagement over the past several days. The boon comes as gyms like Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness, and SoulCycle among other leading fitness clubs have temporarily closed their doors.  Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Washington, White House, US, San Francisco, Trends, United States, Washington State, Equinox, Agarwal, Peloton, New York City Los Angeles, Tracy Anderson, Daily Burn, Aaptiv, TA Online Studio, Hour Fitness Equinox LA Fitness


These 3 at-home fitness apps are seeing a huge jump as gym buffs try to maintain their workout routines from home during the coronavirus pandemic

As major gym chains close their doors to curb the coronavirus outbreak, people are increasingly turning to digital workout programs to maintain their exercise routines from home. Services like Daily Burn, Aaptiv, and TA Online Studio have all said they've seen an increase in demand and engagement over the past several days. The boon comes as gyms like Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness, and SoulCycle among other leading fitness clubs have temporarily closed their doors.  Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Elon Musk, Washington, White House, US, San Francisco, Trends, United States, Washington State, Equinox, Agarwal, Peloton, New York City Los Angeles, Tracy Anderson, Daily Burn, Aaptiv, TA Online Studio


The Outbreak in New York and the Thunder Under the Waves

It now seems very clear that New York state has the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the country and it’s epicenter is in New York City. Out of self-interest I had hoped this was an artifact of aggressive testing. It is now clear that is not the case. The United States now has 11,723 confirmed COVID-19 cases. More than a third of those – 4,152 – are in New York State. 60% of those cases – 2,469 – are in New York City. If you include cases that are in the city’s suburbs the number pushes up to ward fou...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, California, France, Germany, New York City, US, United States, New Jersey, Italy, Washington State, New York State, Josh Marshall, Editors' Blog


Report: Dolphins tried to bring Tua Tagovailoa in before team facilities closed

The Dolphins brought former Washington State quarterback Jordan Love and former Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins into their facility for visits last week before the NFL put an end to all pre-draft meetings as part of the new protocols p
Tags: News, NFL, Dolphins, Washington State, Ohio State, Tua Tagovailoa, J K Dobbins, Jordan Love