Rebekah Jones, the chief data scientist at the Florida Department of Health who was praised for her transparency regarding COVID-19 data, has been removed from her job. Jones told WPEC-TV that she was removed after refusing to manipulate the data to support efforts to reopen the state. In an email to her colleagues, she wrote that she… Read more »
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House Democrats have unveiled a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill that will be voted on today. The proposal would be the largest stimulus package yet and includes more direct payments to Americans beyond the $1200 stimulus checks approved earlier this year. The bill also includes money for state and local governments, unemployment, student loan… Read more »
Another 3 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total up to 36.5 million in just two months. While the number of new claims has actually dropped in each of the last six weeks, unemployment claims are still at precedented levels – before 2020, we’d never seen more than 800,000 claims in a… Read more »
The White House has released a report on their plan of action to open America back for business due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is named ‘Opening Up America Again’ with 3 phases of how the country will begin opening the economy. To read the full report click here.
The U.S. has now suffered its deadliest day during the Coronavirus outbreak. The World Health Organization, collecting and sharing data as of 4 am Friday, reports that 2,909 people died from COVID-19 in a 24-hour period. The deadliest day for the U.S. comes as some states have or prepare to reopen businesses and ease restrictions… Read more »
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was playing in the biggest game of his lifeless than three months ago, bringing home the Kansas City Chiefs’ first Super Bowl victory in 50 years. Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif earned his doctor of medicine degree in 2018. The Chiefs right guard — who is also the first medical doctor to play in… Read more »