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What We’re Reading Today: Trump ‘Restarts’ Economy, Gas Prices Plunge, Stock Market Soars … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus Roundup

Trump calls for restarting economy by Easter: ‘We have to get back to work’ — Fox News

Tensions brewing inside the White House over economic consequences of coronavirus response — NBC News

Travelers get a break: Real ID deadline pushed back due to the coronavirus — USA Today

WHO: U.S. could be the next epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic — The Hill

Why on earth should anyone believe Communist China’s coronavirus statistics? — The Federalist


Dow soars on coronavirus stimulus hopes; has the bear market bottomed? — Investor’s Business Daily

Surge in unemployment claims sparks delayed checks amid coronavirus crisis — Wall Street Journal

Gas prices could soon drop to 99 cents a gallon in parts of the U.S. — Market Watch

U.S. Senate floats ‘digital dollar’ bill —

Donald Trump: I will listen to doctors, but make my own decisions about the economy — Breitbart

What governments are doing to salvage the economy — Pacific Research Institute

Science and Policy

End China’s chokehold on pharmaceuticals — American Greatness

COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin — ScienceDaily

Reflections on a century of junk science — American Thinker

Model shows vast majority of infected suffer little or no illness — Financial Times

Which COVID-19 drugs work best? — MIT Technology Review


Ford, 3M, GE and the UAW to build respirators, ventilators and face shieIlds for coronavirus fight — Tech Crunch

A simple lesson from a hockey great for coping with the coronavirus — Mercatus Center

From grocery stores to pizza delivery, some companies are on a hiring spree — NPR

India, population 1.3 billion, orders ‘complete’ coronavirus lockdown — CNN

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