Mike Pence Says Trump Is Just Being ‘Optimistic’ About Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is merely being “optimistic” with remarks that downplayed the coronavirus outbreak. Pence was pressed during an appearance on CNN by politics anchor Wolf Blitzer to explain why Trump hadn’t ordered a national lockdown in the days since he had stopped “belittling the enormity of this crisis.” New White […]


Republican Governor Slaps Down Trump Testing Claim: ‘That’s Just Not True’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that there’s no longer a shortage of coronavirus tests, calling the assertion “just not true” and warning that no state has enough tests. Hogan, who issued a statewide stay-at-home order a day earlier, told NPR’s “Morning Edition” that the country’s governors have made […]


No, the Coronavirus Isn’t Just a Bad Flu

There is increasing evidence that this type of asymptomatic spread is happening with the new coronavirus as well. There have been several published case reports that support this idea, which is further validated by epidemiological models of the virus’s spread. However, what’s worrying is that the new coronavirus seems to have a longer incubation period […]

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Tucker Carlson Breaks From Fox News Coronavirus Coverage: ‘It’s Definitely Not Just The Flu’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson broke from his network’s pattern of downplaying the coronavirus outbreak, criticizing on Monday those who “have spent weeks minimizing what is clearly a very serious problem.” “‘It’s just partisan politics,’ they say. ‘Calm down. In the end, this is just like the flu,’” Carlson said on his show. “It’s definitely […]


Joe Biden Says Trump Should Just Shut Up About Coronavirus, Leave It To The Experts

Former Vice President Joe Biden wishes President Donald Trump would “be quiet” about coronavirus and stop spewing muddled and unreliable misinformation that’s unsettling Americans and adding to the stock market implosion. “There’s no confidence in the president and anything he says or does,” the front-running candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination said on MSNBC. “He turns […]