‘Reopen America’ by Easter? This staggering chart shows why that could be ‘an error of epic proportions’

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About that Easter timeline...

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27.3.2020

About that Easter timeline...

President Trump this week pointed to Easter Sunday as a “beautiful” target date for the United States to get back to business, with “packed churches all over...

President Trump this week pointed to Easter Sunday as a “beautiful” target date for the United States to get back to business, with “packed churches all over our country.” Dr. Anthony Fauci was a bit more realistic about it. “You don’t make the timeline, the virus makes the timeline,” he said on CNN Wednesday night. “If you keep seeing this acceleration, it doesn’t matter what you say. One week, two weeks, three weeks — you’ve got to go with what the situation on the ground is.” If the coronavirus does, in fact, make the timeline, and if this interactive chart from the New York Times has it right, the target date should be stretched well beyond April 12. The Times, with input from epidemiologists, used this visual to show what a quick return to normal could mean in terms of infections — 128 million cases — versus what we could see if we continue social-distancing measures for two months — 14 million cases. “These numbers offer a false precision, for we don’t understand Covid-19 well enough to model it exactly,” the Times wrote. “But they do suggest the point that epidemiologists are making: For all the yearning for a return to normalcy, that is risky so long as a virus is raging and we are unprotected.” On epidemiologist quoted in the story, Larry Brilliant of the Ending Pandemics organization, warned that Trump’s Easter timeline could have disastrous implications. “I think history would judge it an error of epic proportions,” he said. The number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surpassed 1,000 Wednesday night, according to Johns Hopkins University. New York City and state remains the hardest hit region of the country with about 30,000 cases and 300 fatalities. The latest tally shows that the total number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. rose another 14,000 to more than 69,000. Meanwhile, the latest stat from the jobs front clearly shows the huge impact coronavirus is having on the U.S. economy. The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week rocketed to a record 3.28 million as large parts of the U.S. economy shut down and companies laid off scores of workers to deal with the pandemic. The stock market, however, has been on the mend in a big way this week, with another strong day of gains on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +6.37% closed up 1,352 points, while both the S&P 500 index SPX, +6.24% and tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite COMP, +5.59% ended the session firmly higher, as well. Read more: MarketWatch

Give it a rest already! He says he “hopes” after talking with Fauci and other experts but leave it to a bunch of morons to act like Easter is a firm date! There’s nothing wrong with trying to be positive at a very negative time. I forgot though the media just looks for negatives. Clown

Trump Courts Evangelicals With Goal To Reopen Economy By EasterTrump's loyal evangelical fans see the president's choice of the holiest date on the Christian calendar as a meaningful goal, even if it's purely aspirat... GO WEST! 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ This is an emoji. She can touch her face. YOU CANNOT. Put that hand down! Now! Hahaha fickung morons

Seth Meyers Calls Trump's Plan to Reopen Country by Easter 'Sociopathic Governance''Trump has always cared more about the stock market than the public health crisis.' sethmeyers criticized President Donald Trump's plans for the country to reopen businesses by Easter sethmeyers sethmeyers Any one of these late night 'entertainers' could exchange monologues with any other of the same and zero difference in tone, style, and position exists. This is a one note song played on a broken accordion. Tedious. sethmeyers QANON - WWG1WGA - worldwide we are ready 🇺🇸🇬🇧🇲🇽🇨🇱🇨🇮🇪🇦🇫🇷🇸🇦🇩🇪🇨🇦🇮🇹🇮🇳🔥❤🙏🏼

Trump's hope for an Easter reopening clashes with coronavirus realityPresident Donald Trump's predictions that victory is close in the coronavirus crisis are becoming increasingly impossible to square with the harrowing escalation of America's battle against the pandemic. StCollinson Perspective: 0.00000137% of the American population has perished from COVID-19. StCollinson CNN using the word 'credibility' 😂 StCollinson President is working but his assistants is cheating him.

Trump Wants U.S. ‘Opened Up’ by Easter, Despite Health Officials’ WarningsPresident Trump said on Tuesday that he wanted to reopen the country for business by Easter, on April 12, despite widespread warnings from public health experts that the worst effects of the coronavirus were still weeks away Dopey misleading. He was hoping. Fix it. I'll be the first to tweet... wash your hands

Trump hoping to see US economy reopened by Easter amid virusPresident Donald Trump said Tuesday he is hoping the United States will be reopened by Easter as he weighs how to relax nationwide social-distancing guidelines to put some workers back on the job during the coronavirus outbreak. Trump&39;s optimism contradicted the warnings of some public health officials Emm fkn bad piece of journalism It’s okay, you can say he was putting profits over lives rather than toning it down to weighing options.

Restless Trump Hopes Country Can Go Back to Normal by Easter — as Health Experts Urge CautionTrump told Fox News on Tuesday: 'I would love to have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter,' which is April 12 I bet Trump is trying to figure out how he could sneak out of the Whitehouse - get to one of his golf courses..... Tell the man to take a chill pill. He could have mitigated this and chose not to. So I say buckle up for the ride with the rest of your subjects you chose not to protect. jackiepotsss



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