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Mar 20 2020
New York and California enacted state-wide lockdowns this week in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Governors Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and Gavin Newsom (D-CA) each asked people to stay home unless absolutely necessary, and that non-essential businesses halt operations. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) also urged residents to stay home, and Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) told non-essentialLos Angeles Times Reuters New York Post (News)
Jul 02 2015
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Jan 03 2022
Brewery owner Jordan Serulneck remembers feeling the pit in his stomach when he found out the state was ordering him to shut his doors—again. "Our rent was still full price," recalls Serulneck, the co-owner of Seven Sirens Brewing Co. in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. "We have a loan with a bank, and that still had to be paid."
It was November 23, 2020, three days before Thanksgiving.Reason
Jun 21 2021
Did you become a better person during the pandemic?
It’s a question many of us are being asked, in ways large and small, as more people get vaccinated, restrictions lift, and public life starts to return to some semblance of normal.
Sometimes the question is explicit, like when a job interviewer asks if you used lockdown to pursue “passion projects.” More often it’s implicit,Vox
Oct 17 2020
It’s not just pubs, restaurants and gyms that are being shut down in response to an increasing number of people testing positive for coronavirus. Debate is being curtailed, too. When the government’s chief scientific adviser and chief medical officer held a press conference last month to show off graphs with exponentially rising red lines, they left without taking a single question. ScienceSpiked
May 06 2020
Last week, “Attorney General William Barr… ordered federal prosecutors across the U.S. to identify coronavirus-related restrictions from state and local governments ‘that could be violating the constitutional rights and civil liberties of individual citizens.’” (AP News)
On Sunday, “The Justice Department… filed a statement of interest siding with a Virginia church suing the state’sThe Flip Side
May 06 2020
National and local authorities around the world are beginning to wind down restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, gradually lifting the lockdowns that have stunted economies, decimated jobs and thrown millions into poverty.
The following chart shows the status of social distancing measures in five important areas: schools, shops, bars and restaurants, publicReuters
Nov 20 2020
States across the country are seeing rises in COVID-19 coronavirus cases, leading the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue special holiday travel guidance and governors to consider and impose new lockdown measures. Over 30 states now have facemask mandates, and three states — Ohio, New Mexico and California — have issued curfews or stay-at-home orders as of FridayLos Angeles Times The Epoch Times Reuters
May 26 2020
As the U.S. death toll from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic surpasses 100,000 in the coming days, Americans are moving to stay safe and avoid spreading the virus while lockdowns are eased and everyday activities slowly resume.
Many left-rated sources and voices have focused on the need for continued safety and social distancing protocols, citing experts who warn of a potential secondNPR (Online News) Washington Post Vox