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What We’re Reading Today: Coronavirus ‘On The Loose,’ Coronavirus Testing, The Most Important Coronavirus Question … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


NHL Pauses Its Season — NHL

MLB Suspends Operations — CBS Sports

PGA, NASCAR Play On, Race On But With No Fans — Fox Sports 10 Phoenix

NCAA Men’s, Women’s Basketball Tournaments Canceled — ESPN

Broadway theaters are closed — TimeOut

Coronavirus might spur action on homelessness where ‘medieval’ diseases failed to do so — Joel Fox, Fox & Hounds

Let Americans Test for COVID-19 — Walter Olson, Cato Institute

Greening Our Way to Infection — John Tierney, City Journal

Coronavirus is the wolf on the loose – this time the warnings are not overdone — Matt Ridley, Reaction

The Coronavirus: A Doctor Weighs In — Joel Zinberg and Brian C. Anderson, City Journal (podcast)

How To Stop Coronavirus From Eating the World — Nick Gillespie, Reason (podcast)

Most Important Coronavirus Question: Will I Get Sick And Die? — American Council on Science and Health Comment Policy

Coronavirus is about to shut down your daily lives — Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

Coronavirus Hysteria: The Need for Perspective — Townhall

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Self-Isolates After Wife Shows Coronavirus Symptoms — Daily Caller

Member of Brazil delegation who met Trump has coronavirus — New York Post

What The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Taiwan’s Success Containing Coronavirus — The Federalist

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1 comment

  • I’m pretty sure something other than coronavirus is going on, and I’m pretty sure there’s nothing I can do about coronavirus other than to practice good hygiene. The media are saturated, I’ve heard enough, let me know when you have some news.

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