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What We’re Reading Today: Free Pharma, Testing In 5 Minutes, Ethanol Vs. Virus … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


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FDA Emergency Authorization of Hydroxychloroquine & Chloroquine – Dan Diamond, Politico

Big Pharma Donates 30 Million Doses – HHS

Novartis CEO: Hydroxychloroquine Is Greatest Hope – Reuters

Slowing In NY? – Chris Ciaccia, Fox

Delivering Bad News, Trump Says: ‘“I Want Our Life Back Again’ – Zeke Miller & Jill Colvin, AP

Death Rate Peak Likely In 2 Weeks – Gregg Re, Fox

Fauci: Btw 100,000 & 200,000 Deaths – Claudia Koerner, BuzzFeed

Planeload of Health Supplies Arrives In NY – Benjamin Swasey, NPR

Testing Not Arriving Soon – Robert Baird, New Yorker

5-Minute Point-of-Care Test Announced – Abbott Laboratories

Humana, Cigna Waive Treatment Costs – John Bowden, The Hill

The Younger Victims – Stephanie Lee, BuzzFeed

Vaccine Might Be Difficult, Or Maybe Not – Matthew Rozsa, Salon

What Happens To Your Lungs? – Graham Readfearn, Manchester Guardian

‘Central Park Hospital’ Plus Other Bulletins – CNBC

Ethanol Makers To FDA: Ease Regs So We Can Supply Hand Sanitizer – David Pitt, AP

Lindsay Graham: Pelosi Delayed Aid For ‘Special-Interest Shopping List’ – Talia Kaplan, Fox

Outlook On Oil Demand Grim – David Gaffen, Reuters

Did Japan Botch Its Containment Strategy? – Mari Yamaguchi, AP

Claims Life of ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ Songwriter – Jennifer Drysdale‍, ET

Australia Pulls Out of Olympics – Ian Ransom, Reuters


The Taliban Play Hard To Get – Al Jazeera

Biden Campaign Denies New Sex Allegation – Brooke Singman, Fox

North Korea Super-Sizes Rocket – Thomas Maresca, UPI

Trump: US Won’t Pay For Harry & Meghan’s Security – AP

Pro-Life Ex-Sen. Coburn Dead of Cancer – Steve Ertelt, Life News

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