News Brief: Pandemic Sales, COVID-19 Hospital Data Glitches, 2020 Census

News Brief: Pandemic Sales, COVID-19 Hospital Data Glitches, 2020 Census

7/31/2020 2:46:00 PM

News Brief: Pandemic Sales, COVID-19 Hospital Data Glitches, 2020 Census

Even in financial uncertainty, some firms turn a profit. Major glitches reported in a federal government database for hospital data. And, the Census Bureau's door-knocking program will end early.

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Fauci says Sen. Rand Paul has repeatedly misconstrued facts about the pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health experts are testifying before a Senate committee on Trump's coronavirus response. Follow here for the latest.

Pandemic fears are boosting demand for trustworthy newsNew research suggests that when a crisis hits, readers turn to reliable sources There’s hope MalcolmNance Really? The economist. The axis r not labeled. If we assume percent. We still can’t tell is the total is the same. What is really a shift or did more get added or subtracted to each side? Statistics or damned lies? Sad thing though is that we didn't get them (trustworthy news).We got alarming titles and justifications of our governments' actions even when our basic rights were literally trampled for (in hinsight) no reason. And today we get justifications to continue the descend into chaos.

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Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish CountNEW: The Census Bureau is cutting short critical door-knocking efforts for the 2020 census amid growing concerns among Democrats in Congress that the White House is pressuring the bureau to wrap up counting soon for political gain, NPR has learned. Is it possible to delay census results? Dang double dang- this is a law another one the t wants to break. This has long term implications folks. Not something you can retract. VoteBlueToEndThisNightmare VoteOutEveryRepublican This is messed up! Comes with a myriad of long term consequences

Census director says he wasn't involved in Trump citizenship orderThe Census Bureau director has testified that he was not involved in drafting President Trump's directive calling for the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the count used to develop congressional districts You misspelled Illegal Aliens again. 😉 I mean, why should the DIRECTOR be involved anyway? 🤦 Why should they count them?