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What We’re Reading Today: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Pandemic … And That’s All

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Only Story Out There

Birx says government is classifying all deaths of patients with coronavirus as ‘COVID-19’ deaths, regardless of cause — Fox News

COVID-19 has scrambled the presidential campaign — and that’s bad news for Democrats —Andrew Malcolm, Charlotte Observer

Is this America’s Turning Point? — Robert E. Wright, American Institute for Economic Research

How the CDC and the FDA Wrecked the Economy — Jacob Sullum, Reason

Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions — Associated Press

Trump Admin Expects To Roll Out ‘Millions’ Of These Tests Next Month To Help Reopen The Country — The Daily Caller

The Media’s Obsession with Hydroxychloroquine and Donald Trump — Merrill Matthews, Institute for Policy Analysis

It’s time to reconsider California’s ‘shelter-at-home’ policy — Dr. Jeffrey D. Klausner, CalMatters

Los Angeles mandates face coverings — NBC News

Early Observations On The Pandemic And Population Density — Wendell Cox, New Geography

Maybe Nature Shouldn’t Be Worshipped After All — Dennis Prager, PJ Media

Regulations Stymie COVID-19 Innovation — Cato Institute

Three graphs that show a global slowdown in COVID-19 deaths — The Conversation

Fed’s Barkin: coronavirus blow to U.S. economy will be deep — Reuters

Malaria Drug Saves Lives in Coronavirus Crisis, Doctors and Patients Say — PJ Media

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