Saturday, 14 March 2020

Covid-19 virus update, 14 March

My spreadsheet from figures at Worldometer 
Yet another record number of new cases, 10,867, most in Italy and Spain. China only three new cases.
National Review podcast panel speaks sensibly on all matters coronavirus.
[There’s an “I don’t get it” moment around 48’, as in “why doesn’t Trump, the quintessential Showman, get what he has to do in national emergencies?”]

News Roundup
Competing conspiracy theories
South Korean measures opposite to China, but working
Trump declares national emergency
Italy deaths new record
WHO continues to urge urgent actions
Hong Kong quarantine on 26 European countries
Senior figures infected
Jack Ma donates 500,000 and 1 million test kits to US