and Trump Classifies
World Health Organization finally admitted the obvious today.
WHO finally admitted what any person with common sense knew long ago:
Coronavirus is Pandemic.
bottom line: It is going to get worse,” Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the
director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases, told the House Oversight Committee. “We would recommend
that there not be large crowds,” he added. “If that means not
having any people in the audience as the N.B.A. plays, so be it.”
a virus for which there is no immunity and no immunization, we have
to understand that many people will be infected. The consensus among
experts is that 60 to 70 percent of the population will be infected,”
said German Chancellor Angel Merkel. Major events, including all
large cultural performances in Berlin, Munich and elsewhere, such as
many soccer games, have either been canceled or will take place
without spectators. “How we respond matters,” Ms. Merkel said.
“We are playing for time.”
Trump has signaled that he will consider ways to stimulate the
economy. Options include cutting payroll taxes and extending the
American tax filing deadline past April 15. But so far, the White
House has yet to announce any specific measures, and most experts say
a payroll tax cut is not an effective way to combat the problems
facing the economy.
Responds With Blackout
White House has ordered federal health officials to treat top-level
coronavirus meetings as classified, an unusual step that has
restricted information and hampered the U.S. government’s response
to the contagion, according to four Trump administration officials.
had some very critical people who did not have security clearances
who could not go,” one official said. “These should not be
classified meetings. It was unnecessary.”
spokeswoman for the HHS, Katherine McKeogh, issued a statement that
did not address questions about classified meetings.
is frightened and clueless given his earlier comments downplaying the