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|In shadow of coronavirus, Congress contemplates 'one of the biggest rule changes in the last century'
The pandemic has left multiple members of Congress in quarantine and led to restrictions on movement that could prevent the House from voting.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020 6:43 PM
|Florida man whose 'game changer' coronavirus treatment was touted by Trump is a believer, but warns: Don't try this at home
Despite warnings from experts that existing evidence of hydroxychloroquine’s effect on coronavirus symptoms is limited and largely anecdotal, President Trump’s promotion of the prospective treatment has prompted stockpiling and fatally misinformed attempts to self-medicate.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020 9:44 AM
|A Connecticut doctor has been charged after authorities said he deliberately coughed on his coworkers
People across the United States have been arrested and charged in recent days after allegedly violating social distancing measures.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 9:02 PM
|Asia virus latest: People return to China epicentre, security talks off
Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, partly reopened on Saturday after more than two months of near total isolation for its population of 11 million. AFP saw crowds of passengers arriving at Wuhan railway station on Saturday, most wheeling suitcases alongside them. A top Asian security conference that gathers defence ministers -- including from the US and China -- and senior military officials was cancelled due to the pandemic.
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 6:42 AM
|Coronavirus outbreak diverts Navy aircraft carrier to Guam, all 5,000 aboard to be tested
The number of infected sailors has risen sharply — from initial reports of three to "dozens" as of Thursday, officials said.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020 3:31 PM
|Japan's Abe vows unprecedented stimulus, Tokyo virus cases rise by daily record
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday promised a massive unprecedented package of steps to cushion the economy from the coronavirus pandemic, saying the country was close to a national emergency as infections surged in Tokyo. Abe told a country that is seeing a rising number of deaths and cases from the outbreak that the "huge, powerful" measures would be greater than the response to the global financial crisis of 2008. "Japan is holding up barely, but it would not be strange if there were a rapid spread (of the virus) at any time," Abe told a nationally televised news conference, though he held back from declaring a state of emergency.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 11:20 PM
|Chinese State Media Falsely Claim U.S. Army Athlete Brought Coronavirus to China
Chinese state-run media are citing an American conspiracy theorist to push claims that coronavirus was brought to China by a U.S. military athlete.The Global Times claimed in an article Wednesday that the coronavirus, which was first discovered in Wuhan, was in fact manufactured in a U.S. military lab and brought to China by a cyclist who took part in the World Military Games in Wuhan in October.The CCP-run paper cites known U.S. conspiracy theorist George Webb as the source for the claim, which it admits lacks “strong evidence” but still raises questions about the U.S. athletes who traveled to Wuhan.The Global Times also quotes Li Haidong, a professor of U.S. studies at the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, who challenges the U.S. to release “relevant information regarding the athlete’s health status and infection records to clear public doubts and help with the scientific study on the virus' origin.”China has pushed propaganda to distance itself from blame for the spread of COVID-19, after suppressing initial reports of human-to-human transmission and silencing labs that discovered the novel virus resembled the deadly SARS virus of 2002-2003.On February 27, Zhong Nanshan, a primary pulmonologist said at a press conference, that “the coronavirus first appeared in China but may not have originated in China.”The efforts have led to scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, who have proposed holding China accountable for the coverup.“Since day one, the Chinese Communist Party intentionally lied to the world about the origin of this pandemic. The CCP was aware of the reality of the virus as early as December but ordered laboratories to destroy samples and forced doctors to keep silent,” Senator Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) said in the release of a resolution calling for an international investigation to determine how the Chinese Communist Party directly contributed to the emerging global pandemic.Multiple mainstream outlets have been complicit in serving the interests of Chinese state media.The Global Times also used footage this week from U.S. mainstream media criticizing President Trump's use of the term "Chinese virus" to suggest any scrutiny of China's handling of the coronavirus is racist.> The US President’s rhetoric in using “Chinese virus” to describe COVID19, has sparked fierce public criticism from all walks of life in the US. pic.twitter.com/RMljngN7P3> > -- Global Times (@globaltimesnews) March 23, 2020The Daily Caller reported Wednesday that The Daily Mail, the popular British tabloid, has also been pushing Chinese propaganda by publishing dozens of coronavirus-related stories originating from People’s Daily, the communist party’s official newspaper.The Economist is running advertorials — ads designed to look like news stories — from the state-backed Beijing Review in its print issues, The Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020 10:43 AM
|Here’s where to still buy hand sanitizer and the ingredients to make your own
Hand sanitizer is selling out everywhere—but you can still get enough for the whole family if you shop these sites online.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 8:16 PM
|US couple, adopted daughter, caught in India virus lockdown
A Georgia couple who traveled to India to adopt a child have had to delay bringing their new daughter back to the United States after Indian authorities locked down the country because of the coronavirus. India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday announced a three-week lockdown in the country of 1.3 billion people, meaning that citizens and visitors alike may only leave their homes or hotels for food, medicine or other essential needs. The order is meant to keep the virus from surging and overwhelming an already strained health care system, but it has also left Mike and Whitney Saville of Auburn, Georgia, with little hope of getting back home with their daughter Grace anytime soon.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020 6:23 PM
|Democratic Super-PAC defies Trump, ramps up ad blasting coronavirus response
Democratic super-PAC Priorities USA said on Thursday it planned to expand its use of an advertisement critical of President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic despite the Trump reelection campaign's efforts to stop it.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020 4:39 PM
|Claycord – Talk About Whatever
Happy Friday to all the wonderful citizens in the City of Claycord. This is a post with no subject, you can talk about whatever you want. If breaking news happens (such a shooting, earthquake, etc.), or you hear about something newsworthy, feel free to post it here. Please Note: Users who use multiple names will […]
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 2:07 AM
|Claycord – Talk About Politics
This post is “Talk About Politics”. Please use this post to talk about politics, and keep politics out of the “whatever” thread. Thank you, and be kind to each other. Please Note: Users who use multiple names will be deleted. Please choose a name so others can easily chat with you. Users must provide a […]
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 2:02 AM
|Claycord – Talk About Local Politics
This special post is “Talk About LOCAL Politics”. Please use this post to talk about LOCAL politics, and keep state and national politics out of this thread. Thank you, and be kind to each other. Please Note: Users who use multiple names will be deleted. Please choose a name so others can easily chat with […]
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 2:00 AM
|UPDATE: Another Person Dies Of Coronavirus In Contra Costa County
Contra Costa is now reporting 151 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county, which is four more than this morning and 20 more than yesterday. The county has also confirmed one more person has died, bringing the total amount of coronavirus-related deaths to two. The health department does not release any further details, including the […]
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 1:29 AM
|Authorities Identify Victim, Suspect In Fatal Crash On Clayton Rd. In Clayton
The Contra Costa County coroner’s office on Thursday confirmed the identity of an Oakland man who died in a vehicle crash in Clayton on Tuesday. Lamarcus Smith, 23, was the passenger in a vehicle that crashed into an unoccupied and parked work truck in the 5400 block of Clayton Road. Officers responded at 9:36 a.m. […]
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 1:00 AM
|Mt. Diablo State Park Closed To Vehicular Traffic Until Further Notice
Mt. Diablo State Park is now closed to vehicular traffic until further notice. California State Parks has taken this temporary safety measure to reduce crowds and help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. All museums and visitor centers, and campgrounds in the state parks system are also closed until further notice.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 10:00 PM
|California Shakespeare Theater Cancels 2020 Season Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
California Shakespeare Theater has announced the cancellation of its 2020 season due to safety concerns and financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The theater was set to open up its 46th season on May 30 with William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” and begin rehearsals in April. “This may seem like an extraordinary decision, […]
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 9:20 PM
|UPDATE: 147 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Contra Costa County – 16 More Than Yesterday
Contra Costa is now reporting 147 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county, which is 16 more than yesterday. One person (a Contra Costa man in his 70s with underlying health conditions who recently traveled outside the country) has died from the coronavirus in the county, according to the health department. The health department does […]
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 8:14 PM
|The Water Cooler – Do You Wear Masks & Gloves When You Go Out? Do Others?
The “Water Cooler” is a feature on Claycord.com where we ask you a question or provide a topic, and you talk about it. The “Water Cooler” will be up Monday-Friday at noon. Today’s question: QUESTION: When you go out to the store, hospital, restaurants, etc. do you wear a mask and/or gloves? Also, do you […]
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 7:00 PM
|Is It A Cold, The Flu, Or The Coronavirus?
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 5:00 PM