Deputy managing editor at @ProPublica, past prez of @ahcj, hopeful Detroit Lions fan, Columbia journ prof. Signal: 818-679-9363. charles.ornstein@propublica.org
RT @UWVirology: In a study of an independent/assisted living facility, a @UWMedicine group found that testing was a better strategy than sy…
RT @GlennKesslerWP: This is a fantasy. Oregon has had all-mail balloting for 20 years. Secretary of State Bev Clarno (R): “We’ve proven th…
RT @megtirrell: Wow. #COVID19 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/23/reader-center/coronavirus-new-york-times-front-page.html?referringSource=articleShare
Look forward to checking this out. https://twitter.com/scottgottliebmd/status/1264526958240632832
Good morning from Professor Bentley!
RT @J_Hancock: The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced Saturday that it had combined antibody and viral coronavirus…
RT @BGrueskin: The reopening is going great why do you ask. https://www.kansascity.com/news/coronavirus/article242946596.html https://www.kansascity.com/news/coronavirus/article242741806.html
RT @THECITYNY: NEW: A $21 million field hospital at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal opened and closed this month without treating a single patient…
RT @poolcar4: Illinois is changing how it reports COVID-19 data on nursing homes - making it impossible for the public to know how many peo…
The security guard said no. It didn’t matter that the visitor was from the Shelby County Health Dept. It didn’t matter that she was there to investigate conditions at a Nike facility where, days earlier, a temp worker had died after testing + for COVID. https://www.propublica.org/article/nike-turned-away-a-public-health-official-from-its-warehouse-days-after-a-worker-with -covid-19-died
RT @charlesornstein: And I just love this quiz by @CarolineYLChen: Do I Know Enough to Get a Job as a Contact Tracer? https://t.co/1lk809dQ…
RT @charlesornstein: Worth reading this Q&A by @marshall_allen: “Immune to Evidence”: How Dangerous Coronavirus Conspiracies Spread https:/…
RT @alanblinder: Some of the dead: -- "emergency room doctor who died in husband's arms" -- "volunteer youth football coach" -- "first in…
RT @gregmoorewv: I’m not sure exactly where the line is between negligent and evil, but I know it’s been crossed. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/drug-distributor-employees-emailed-a-parody-song-about-pillbillies-documents-show/2020/05/23/823f148e-9cf4-11ea-a2b3-5c3f2d1586df_story.html
Just when you thought nothing could shock you anymore... Drug distributor employees emailed a parody song about ‘pillbillies,’ documents show https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/drug-distributor-employees-emailed-a-parody-song-about-pillbillies-documents-show/2020/05/23/823f148e-9cf4-11ea-a2b3-5c3f2d1586df_story.html
RT @SarahMaslinNir: Tomorrow’s front page is 1000 names. 1% of who we’ve lost. “They were us.”
Chills. https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1264312206914719745
RT @LAObserved: “Stunned epidemiologists say data from antibody tests and active virus tests should never be mixed because diagnostic testi…
RT @MLK50Memphis: Nike denied a public health worker access to its facility after the Health Dept. received a complaint. Memphis' highest-…
RT @NYHammond: Positive coronavirus tests seem to be surging in two upstate regions that recently began relaxing shutdown restrictions. Th…
RT @drdavidmichaels: One temp worker dead, 21 sick at @Nike Memphis warehouses @nike refuses entrance to county health dept inspector @Te…
Not enough remdesivir to go around. “When you’re al­lo­cat­ing scarce re­sources with­out good in­for­ma­tion, it’s re­ally dicey,” said ⁦@RWalensky⁩. “We haven’t seen any data; it’s been par­a­lyz­ing.” https://www.wsj.com/articles/location-plays-big-role-in-patient-access-to-first-covid-19-drug-11590157424
You never planned on raising kids during a pandemic, and there are no easy decisions. ⁦@propublica⁩ scoured the latest research and talked to seven infectious disease and public health experts to help think through the issues facing parents. https://www.propublica.org/article/what-parents-should-know-about-coronavirus-as-kids-return-to-babysitters-day-cares-and-camps
Coronavirus cases in Montgomery, Ala., are climbing quickly, and hospitals say they are running low on available intensive-care beds, as the state of Alabama further relaxes restrictions. ⁦@scottmcalvert⁩ https://www.wsj.com/articles/montgomery-ala-runs-low-on-icu-beds-as-coronavirus-cases-surge-11590185476
RT @ScottGottliebMD: Thread: States reporting recent uptick in covid hospitalizations 1/2
Saturday stretches. Good morning from Bentley!
Super synthesis. What Parents Should Know About Coronavirus as Kids Return to Babysitters, Day Cares and Camps https://www.propublica.org/article/what-parents-should-know-about-coronavirus-as-kids-return-to-babysitters-day-cares-and-camps @marshall_allen @MegMcCloskey @CarolineYLChen
The Health Department received a complaint that a Nike warehouse wasn’t being cleaned thoroughly or allowing for social distancing. Its inspector wasn’t allowed inside. Twenty-one workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at Nike’s Memphis locations. https://www.propublica.org/article/nike-turned-away-a-public-health-official-from-its-warehouse-days-after-a-worker-with -covid-19-died
NEW: Nike Turned Away a Public Health Official From Its Warehouse Days After a Worker With COVID-19 Died by ⁦@wendi_c_thomas⁩ ⁦@MLK50Memphis⁩ https://www.propublica.org/article/nike-turned-away-a-public-health-official-from-its-warehouse-days-after-a-worker-with -covid-19-died
RT @dicktofel: Trump’s former deputy chief of staff sold our government $3 million worth of Chinese masks. A quarter million of the masks s…
What? So basically all deaths before the peak will be invisible on federal websites?? https://twitter.com/wsjpolitics/status/1264006045749448709
More than almost any state in the country, New Jersey relies on small, local health departments, which have found themselves stretched far beyond their missions by the pandemic. https://www.propublica.org/article/in-hard-hit-new-jersey-covid-19-saddles-some-small-health-departments-with-crushing-workload
RT @maggieNYT: The Times “reported that Fuentes had told associates he planned to ‘hide out’ in a vague role at the White House until he qu…
In the coronavirus era, nurses are called heroes. Sometimes, the lives they save are those of other nurses. https://www.propublica.org/article/a-nurse-with-one-lung-had-covid-19-other-nurses-saved-her
WOW. The Feds Gave a Former White House Official $3 Million to Supply Masks to Navajo Hospitals. Some May Not Work. https://www.propublica.org/article/the-feds-gave-a-former-white-house-official-3-million-to-supply-masks-to-navajo-hospitals-some-may-not-work by @yjtorbati @derekwillis
NEW: Trump’s Food Aid Program Gives Little Funding to the Northeast, Where Coronavirus Hit Hardest https://www.propublica.org/article/trumps-food-aid-program-gives-little-funding-to-the-northeast-where-coronavirus-hit-hardest by @iarnsdorf
RT @walidgellad: Trying to digest the new lancet study of hydroxychloroquine that finds association between drug and increased in-hospital…
RT @SophieNovack: Reminder that Gov. Abbott, announcing big measures to reopen economy, claimed on Monday that Texas was not mixing viral &…
RT @jonathanrockoff: Most states are moving to reopen before they have met criteria set by the Trump administration such as a two-week decl…
Good news in New Jersey. https://twitter.com/GovMurphy/status/1263850835471204357
AP Count: More than 4,300 recovering coronavirus patients were sent to New York’s already vulnerable nursing homes under a controversial state directive that was ultimately scrapped https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/coronavirus/ap-count-over-4300-coronavirus-patients-sent-to-ny-nursing-homes/2428167/?_osource=db_npd_nbc_wnbc_twt_shr
RT @petersuderman: The pandemic has upended American life in ways that make it unusually difficult to predict the future. But the CDC has…
A Nurse With One Lung Had COVID-19. Other Nurses Saved Her. https://www.propublica.org/article/a-nurse-with-one-lung-had-covid-19-other-nurses-saved-her by @loganjaffe
“It’s one thing not to have benefit, but this shows distinct harm,” said ⁦@EricTopol⁩. “If there was ever was hope for this drug, this is the death of it.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/05/22/hydroxychloroquine-coronavirus-study/
Final nail in the coffin for hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19? Antimalarial drug touted by President Trump is linked to increased risk of death in coronavirus patients, large new study says https://apple.news/AO0ns2QRtROmVsbxoGIKxNg
Will sit for food. Good morning from Bentley!
More Than 1 in 5 Illinoisans Living in State Homes for Adults With Disabilities Have Tested Positive for the Coronavirus https://www.propublica.org/article/more-than-1-in-5-illinoisans-living-in-state-homes-for-adults-with-disabilities-have-tested-positive-for-the-coronavirus
In Jersey, secretaries are working as contact tracers. The person normally in charge of pet shops and tattoo parlors is monitoring nursing homes. And as the state reopens, workers worry duties will increase. https://www.propublica.org/article/in-hard-hit-new-jersey-covid-19-saddles-some-small-health-departments-with-crushing-workload
Solid story by @Sean_Kev and @js_kaplan: In Hard-Hit New Jersey, COVID-19 Saddles Some Small Health Departments With Crushing Workload https://www.propublica.org/article/in-hard-hit-new-jersey-covid-19-saddles-some-small-health-departments-with-crushing-workload
RT @ddale8: Under fire for his dishonesty about Michigan and voting, the president defends himself by touting his imaginary Michigan Man of…
RT @GeraldFSeib: Important WSJ reporting here: Four doctors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt warned Navy medical officials in March that d…
RT @jacknicas: New York and other states tapped the entrepreneur and reality TV star @Bethenny Frankel to find them millions of masks. Sh…
RT @charlesornstein: The president has been deleting inaccurate tweets today. Loop up his deleted tweets here: https://projects.propublica.org/politwoops/user/realDonaldTrump http…
RT @charlesornstein: We plan to update this tool on reopening metrics every day! As states reopen, see if they meet White House guidelines…
RT @charlesornstein: Using @propublica Nursing Home Inspect tool, you can see the % of nursing homes in each state that have had infection…
RT @charlesornstein: Wedding Planner, Caterer, “Brand Builder”: Trump’s Food Aid Program Is Paying $100+ Million to Unlicensed Dealers http…
 
 
 
 
 
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