MMike

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Trump is refusing to open enrolment in the ACA markets. This needs to be done so that people losing their health insurance when they lose their job or can no longer afford the pay for their insurance. See:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/upshot/obamacare-markets-coronavirus-trump…

MMike

I do not vote in NYC. I agree with your criticism of Mayor de Blasio - if that is who you are referring to. (Gov. Cuomo seems to have been on the ball so I assume you were talking about NYC. I also do not think it was public health officials that were the problem in NYC although I may hav…

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MMike commented on Voice of the Reader: Alarming

It is believed that the virus most likely jumped from an animal to a person at a meat market in Wuhan in November. The market sells live animals including bats. Doctors noticed an increase in patients with flu like symptoms but who tested negative for influenza viruses.

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MMike commented on Voice of the Reader: Alarming

The 3.5% figure was the percentage of those that reported being ill from the coronavirus that died. It did not include those whose symptoms were so mild they did not report being ill.

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MMike commented on Voice of the Reader: Alarming

You make a good point that we do not know if China is reporting truthfully.

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MMike commented on Voice of the Reader: Alarming

The president wore his campaign hat at the CDC and compared his response to the coronavirus to his "prefect phone call" with the president of Ukraine. Somehow, you were not moved to criticize such blatant official politicization. Wasn't Trump's attempt to get the G7 to rename the virus af…

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MMike commented on Voice of the Reader: Alarming

Pointing to data is not an act of hate.

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Rush Limbaugh says Trump's coronavirus task force is part of the "Deep State," can't be trusted

Limbaugh questions Trump's coronavirus team: "How do we know they're even health experts?"

https://www.salon.com/2020/03/28/rush-limbuagh-says-trumps-coronavirus-ta…

MMike

They have clean water in Italy and Spain.

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"The White House directed health officials to set up a project to track if the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine show promise — a dayslong effort that distracted from urgent tasks like trials of other medicines thought to have more potential against the virus. "

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