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What We’re Reading Today: Economic Damage, Hydroxychloroquine Helps, Waffle House Index … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Economic figures show grim toll in Europe and U.S. from virus — Associated Press

Blood clots, skin lesions identified among possible COVID-19 symptoms — United Press International

Gilead to work with partners to ramp up production of potential coronavirus treatment — Reuters

Density Debate is Shifting Ground Because of the Pandemic — Joel Fox, Fox & Hounds

Physicians Say Hospitals Are Pressuring ER Docs to List COVID-19 on Death Certificates – Here’s Why — Foundation for Economic Education

Economics, a San Francisco Treat? — Veronique de Rugy, Creators Syndicate

No COVID-19 Spike from Wisconsin’s In-Person Voting — National Review

Hydroxychloroquine Has about 90% Chance of Helping COVID-19 Patients — Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

Fauci On Remdesivir Trial: ‘Clearly Positive’ But ‘Modest’; A ‘First Step’ To ‘Better Drugs’ — The Daily Wire

New York Paid $69 Million to a Shady Vendor for Ventilators That Were Never Delivered — Christian Britschgi, Reason

Waffle House shows the emergency over — Don Surber

Were excess deaths merely shifted? — Arnold Kling

Recovered patients who tested positive for COVID-19 likely not reinfected — Live Science

What Will It Take To Achieve COVID-19 Herd Immunity? — American Council on Science and Health

Some Governors Are Getting Serious About The Cost Of Coronavirus Lockdowns. Some Aren’t — John Daniel Davidson, Federalist

The surprising popularity of the Great Lockdown — The Hill

Trump Denies COVID-19 Funds to Planned Parenthood — The Daily Signal

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