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What We’re Reading Today: Saliva Test, More Layoffs, Musk’s Ventilators … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Good News

Kudlow: Trump to Share Guidelines on Reopening Economy This Week — The Hill

How UV light may protect us from the coronavirus — Los Angeles Times

CDC, FEMA have created plan for reopen — The Hour

Germany Moves Toward Reopening Economy, Starting With Schools — Washington Examiner

Fast-tracked: First coronavirus saliva test approved by FDA — Hot Air

Why a study showing that covid-19 is everywhere is good news — The Economist

Parts Of U.S. Could Relax Some Coronavirus Mitigation Before May, Trump Says — NPR

Trump announces US will halt funding to World Health Organization over coronavirus response  — Fox News

Bad News

A Second Round of Coronavirus Layoffs Has Begun. Few Are Safe — Fox Business News

Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since Great Depression’ — BBC News


Annual deficit reaching nearly $4 trillion — Roll Call

Israeli Leader: Virus Lasts 6-8 Weeks, Questions Whether Lockdowns Work — Jewish Journal

Government Mandated Shutdowns ‘Going to Kill Small Town America’ — MSN

California

Elon Musk’s ventilator fiasco shows need for more oversight of Gavin Newsom’s mask deal  —  Sacramento Bee

Coronavirus lockdowns and civil liberties collide in a remote corner of California — Los Angeles Times

Earning Warning

State Department cables warned of safety issues at Wuhan lab studying bat coronaviruses  —  Washington Post

What Could Go Wrong?

Stimulus Oversight Panel Has One Person Trying to Watch $2.2 Trillion Alone — Bloomberg

Media Bias

Former CNN pundit: Network is officially ‘Leftist State Media’ after Trump chyron coverage — Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Navarro Accuses CBS Of Ignoring Chinese Coronavirus Missteps To Attack Trump — Demands They Release His Entire 2-Hour Long ’60 Minutes’ Interview — Daily Caller

A CBS reporter screeches at Trump – but she’s wrong about her facts — American Thinker

Parody (?)

China Impressed By Michigan Governor’s Totalitarian Policies — Babylon Bee

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