[Share n burn] Today's coronavirus (COVID-19) links - April 2, 2020

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In no particular order, here are today's links from my RSS feed. Please consider clicking through to upvote any Steem post(s) on the list.

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As mentioned in previous posts, here is a visualization tool for mapping the cases of COVID-19 occurrences.

According to the site, this morning's worldwide number of reported cases was 952,171 with 202,728 recoveries, 48,320 deaths, and 216,722 cases in the United States.

Of the cases in the US, there have been 8,672 recoveries and 5,137 deaths.

In my own state, Pennsylvania, there have been 6,063 reported cases with 74 deaths.

  1. Steem @: The FDA Has Not Approved a Two-Minute Coronavirus Test - A Serological test Will Soon Be Available

  2. Steem @honeybee: The unpredictable story of Coronavirus.

  3. Steem @rt-international: US bought France-bound face masks for CASH from China – French official to RT

  4. An Alternative to the Lockdown Strategy in the Fight Against Coronavirus

  5. Jobless claims leap record 6.6 million at end of March as coronavirus triggers mass layoffs

  6. How a Crispr Lab Became a Pop-Up Covid Testing Center - Subtitle: As the government fumbled Covid-19 testing, researchers at UC Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute stepped up—with their own time and funding.

  7. Map Reveals Hidden U.S. Hotspots of Coronavirus Infection - Subtitle: By adjusting for population, researchers have identified rural areas in several states that could be disproportionally affected by COVID-19

  8. China Flexes Its Soft Power With ‘Covid Diplomacy’ - Subtitle: Initially criticized for covering up and failing to control the virus, China is rebranding its response as a symbol of leadership and strength.

  9. Coronavirus news: Expect delays in city trash collection; SEPTA workers demand hazard pay

  10. The Coronavirus Lockdown Is a Threat for Many Animals, Not a Blessing - Subtitle: You may have seen recent videos of goats roaming an empty town. But for more vulnerable species, like rhinos, this shutdown poses a great danger.

  11. ‘It’s really a question of when.’ The coronavirus pandemic is about to spawn a surge in bankruptcies, experts say

  12. Here's what Europeans are buying amid the COVID-19 lockdown – aside from heaps of pasta and toilet paper - Subtitle: Clue: Home working might have played a bit part, even in return of the desktop

  13. IBM forms Watson Assistant for Citizens to handle COVID-19 queries - Subtitle: IBM is offering the set of Watson services for free for at least 90 days.

  14. Why I am volunteering to get the coronavirus vaccine - Subtitle:We spoke to Ian Haydon, who will soon be one of 45 people who will get an experimental covid-19 vaccine in Seattle.

  15. In the Race to Crack Covid-19, Scientists Bypass Peer Review

  16. There's now COVID-19 malware that will wipe your PC and rewrite your MBR

  17. Amazon says it fired a guy for breaking pandemic rules. Same guy who organized a staff protest over a lack of coronavirus protection

  18. Uber promised to pay drivers who couldn't work because of the coronavirus. But drivers say Uber has been closing their accounts after they seek sick pay, and then ignoring or rejecting their claims.

  19. Amazon bucked one of the worst quarters in market history and posted a gain amid the COVID crisis — here's why Wall Street loves the stock

  20. Cats Can Get Coronavirus, Study Suggests—But Pet Owners Need Not Panic - Subtitle: Scientists say it is unclear whether felines can spread the virus to people

  21. Meet the parents using Trello to plan their kids’ coronavirus homeschooling - Subtitle: Families in indefinite lockdown are turning to Asana and Trello to run their households.

  22. People with coronavirus may be most infectious in the first week of symptoms - Subtitle: That could lend more weight to the argument in favor of wearing a mask while in public.

  23. Antibiotic Resistance Could Lead to More COVID-19 Deaths

  24. Scientists Fear Second Coronavirus Wave as China’s Lockdowns Ease - Subtitle: Other countries on lockdown will be watching for a resurgence of infections in Hubei province now that travel restrictions are lifting

  25. Movie piracy in China has surged because of the coronavirus outbreak and experts say it could forecast a global trend

  26. Americans are driving less because of the coronavirus. That's hurting red-light camera revenue.

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