The National for Sunday, March 29 — Canada prepares for a surge of COVID-19 cases

(*)>>Ian: TONIGHT, A HARROWING EXPERIENCE IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RAVAGED BY COVID-19.>>WE WALKED INTO REAL MAYHEM. IT WAS REALLY DIFFICULT TO SEE.>>Ian: HOW RESIDENTS’ FAMILIES STEPPED IN TO HELP.>>>PREPARING FOR A SURGE IN CASES. HOW CANADA PLANS TO PROTECT MOST VULNERABLE.>>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: WE ARE PREPARING FOR EVERY EVENTUALITY.>>Ian: SHOULD PEOPLE BE MAKING CLOTHE MASKS? WE’LL […]

Trump blames states for lack of supplies, Kushner takes centre stage at coronavirus briefing

I want to remind everyone here in our nation’s capital, especially in Congress, that this is not the time for politics. Endless partisan investigations – here we go again – have already done extraordinary damage to our country in recent years. You see what happens. It’s witch-hunt after witch-hunt after witch-hunt. – Let me introduce Jared Kushner to […]

US death rates v UK, Italy and South Korea – BBC News

More than half of Americans have been ordered to stay at home. Businesses have been shut down. And President Trump is getting restless. There are other areas that just aren’t affected or they’re affected very little. And why would we close down 100% of the country? We can’t have the cure be worse than the problem. Everyone wants […]

Trump throws tantrum over question about coronavirus fears: ‘You’re a terrible reporter’

Millions of units are ordered and we’re going to see what happens. We’re going to be talking to the governors about it. And the FDA is working on it right now. The advantage is that it has been prescribed for a totally different problem, but it has been described for many years and everybody knows the levels of […]

‘Not racist at all’: Donald Trump defends calling coronavirus the ‘Chinese virus’

Why do you keep calling this the ‘Chinese virus’? There are reports of dozens of incidents of bias against Chinese-Americans in this country. You’re own aid, secretary Azar says he does not use this term because ethnicity does not cause the virus. Why do you keep using this? – A lot of people say it’s racist. – Because […]

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