Donald Trump is holding a rally in the Southern Illinois city of Murphysboro on Saturday night, just hours after a massacre at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania killed 11.
Trump initially responded to the tragedy by saying that the synagogue would have been safer if it had armed guards.
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Pete Hegseth defends using racist term for coronavirus on Fox News: ‘Off-color, but funny’
Supporters of President Donald Trump continue to try and blame China for America's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
One distraction technique to use racial slurs instead of COVID-19.
"Calling it the 'Chinese coronavirus' isn't just racist, it's dangerous and incites discrimination against Asian Americans and Asian immigrants," Harris tweeted on March 10th.
She has since authored a resolution condemning "the use of anti-Asian terminology and rhetoric related to COVID-19, such as the 'Chinese Virus,' 'Wuhan Virus,' and 'Kung-Flu.'"
Positive tests for recovered virus patients are not reinfections: WHO
Coronavirus patients declared recovered who later test positive for the disease are still expelling dead lung cells rather than getting a new infection, the World Health Organization (WHO) told AFP on Wednesday.
South Korean health officials reported more than 100 such cases in April, raising concerns that patients who had recovered could become reinfected.
"We are aware that some patients test positive after they clinically recover," a WHO spokesperson told AFP, without making specific reference to the South Korean cases.
"From what we currently know -- and this is based on very recent data -- it seems they these patients are expelling left over materials from their lungs, as part of the recovery phase."
‘Appetizing opportunity’: Alleged quack doctor advising Trump wants to open schools – ‘may only cost us 2% to 3%’ more lives
Mehmet Cengiz Öz, better known to America's TV viewers as Dr. Oz, is calling for the nation's schools to be re-opened despite the coronavirus pandemic that has already killed over 34,000 Americans. He argues that the cost will be "only" an additional 2% to 3% in additional lives lost as a result – a "tradeoff" he suggested that would be worthwhile to get the economy re-opened.
"Schools are a very appetizing opportunity," Dr. Oz told Sean Hannity (video below). "I just saw a nice piece in The Lancet arguing the opening of schools may only cost us 2% to 3% in terms of total mortality," Dr. Oz, who is actually a real, albeit "celebrity" doctor, said Wednesday.