My God. Lombardy has more than 10 million people. Equivalent to preventing anyone from entering or leaving New York. https://t.co/aSbNDTmFwR
— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) March 7, 2020
Very dramatic extension of the “red zone” of total exclusion in Italy in an effort to contain COVD-19. It includes both the economic powerhouse of Milan and the touristic epicenter of Venice. It’s truly an emergency for the country. pic.twitter.com/mhoS7XRjux
— Carl Bildt (@carlbildt) March 7, 2020
Breaking News: Italy is weighing a plan to restrict the movement of a fourth of its population in the most extreme effort to contain the coronavirus outside China https://t.co/ya71OUTBXA
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 7, 2020
Italy reports 1,247 new cases in biggest daily rise https://t.co/pRFwhlEDep
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 7, 2020
Coronavirus symptoms include a runny nose, cough, sore throat, headache and a fever that can last for a couple of days. https://t.co/XlQEjGVM05
— CNN International (@cnni) March 7, 2020
A hotel used for medical observation of people who had contact with coronavirus patients has collapsed in southeastern China. Dozens of people are trapped and at least 33 have been rescued. There were no immediate reports of deaths. https://t.co/T0dxlIe5Dx
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 7, 2020
Two members of France’s National Assembly have been taken to hospital after contracting #coronavirus, per French health ministry.
There are now 949 cases in France, with 16 deaths https://t.co/S5nKmLeQy2
— Matt Sterling (@MSterling27) March 7, 2020
Fact check: It does not #coronavirus https://t.co/I8iOIeDYn4
— Alistair Coleman (@alistaircoleman) March 7, 2020
The US government is urging people who are sick to stay at home to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
But for workers who don't have paid sick leave, staying home when they aren't feeling well can be financially devastating. https://t.co/LJTMp3zDed
— CNN (@CNN) March 7, 2020
This is deadly serious:
Talking about corona-virus this morning, Trump said, "We closed it down. We stopped it."
There were 15 confirmed cases in the US a week ago.
There are 233 today.
There will be *5,000* in a week
TRUMP'S INCOMPETENCE KILLS.pic.twitter.com/my1hPapbfo
— Mikel Jollett (@Mikel_Jollett) March 6, 2020
#Corona Yesterday I waited on line for 20 minutes in the rain to get 3 facemasks which the South Korean government is now rationing to prevent hoarding and price gouging. Americans have no idea what’s coming in the next 2 months, and Trump’s shambolic denialism is worsening that pic.twitter.com/gD137JdwiI
— Robert E Kelly (@Robert_E_Kelly) March 7, 2020
CPAC attendee tests positive for coronavirus https://t.co/HvqrwH1xxF
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 7, 2020
.@chrislhayes: "We have had three months to prepare for the coronavirus to come to the US since the outbreak started in Wuhan, China. We have completely failed so far. The federal government and the Trump admin. and have completely failed up until now."https://t.co/oMDtxkKZXZ
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 7, 2020
The one previous crisis not of Trump’s making was Hurricane María. The administration response was horribly botched and 3,000 died. But it did not cost Trump politically because Puerto Rico is far from the mainland.
He won’t be so lucky with coronavirus. https://t.co/gO4z0MwNhy
— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) March 7, 2020
“Trump is in danger of losing his presidency because when the great test came, in the form of a virus carried by global trade routes from Communist China, he didn’t take the danger seriously enough.” ~@DouthatNYT https://t.co/KqfLkxmeE3
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) March 7, 2020
ELSEWHERE IN TRUMPWORLD
If President Trump decides to cancel the election because of coronavirus, who or what could/would stop him?
— Patricia Zengerle (@ReutersZengerle) March 7, 2020
This article provides a good summary of the Mazars and Deutsche Bank cases that will be argued to SCOTUS in a few weeks and will be decided by SCOTUS by June.
Yes, I still believe Trump will lose both cases.https://t.co/5GDE0CZruK
— Uncle Blazer (@blakesmustache) March 7, 2020
Eric Trump is traveling with Trump Bedminster golf club members on pricey trips to Trump golf courses in Scotland and Ireland, which will likely cost taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.https://t.co/1iKqiSEIGW
— Citizens for Ethics (@CREWcrew) March 7, 2020
EXC: The Trump Org has lost its exclusive rights to one of its prized assets – the Trump name – for real estate development & golf accessories after an EU ruling. Filings by its attorneys show a sharp fall in golf biz at POTUS's Turnberry resort. Thread👇 https://t.co/XBRbyMPdQd
— Martyn McLaughlin (@MartynMcL) March 7, 2020
It’s time for witnesses of the president’s mental degeneration to speak out collectively and give details. Enough with the prayers.
House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president – Reuters https://t.co/6HRymqTUKs
— Lincoln's Bible (@LincolnsBible) March 7, 2020
Exclusive: UK still divided over Brexit with almost half country wanting to rejoin EU, poll finds https://t.co/a2Tfk6AEV3
— The Independent (@Independent) March 7, 2020
£4.4bn wasted on a racist cult for idiots! All spaffed down the bottomless Brexhole! Well done UK!https://t.co/KA1IVRWMQ2
— Do not let yourself be governed by racists (@ValueSurplus) March 7, 2020
UK aviation chiefs criticise decision to pull out of European safety agency after Brexit.
Deplored by the businesses involved.
| The Independent
More proof that Johnson and cronies are at war with its own citizens and businesses.
This cannot end well. https://t.co/3eIbeDWyQV
— Fionna O'Leary, 🕯#FBPE (@fascinatorfun) March 7, 2020
Another Brexit unicorn & Johnson project passed away.
British attempts to rival the EUs Galileo satellite navigation system – hailed as a symbol of post-Brexit independence – has floundered after a series of disagreements over the costly space project. https://t.co/ntrYjNcgdU
— Max Jansen (@MaximilianJans2) March 7, 2020
'CB voted for Brexit, but has been living with his wife and two daughters in the French Pyrenees for the past 11 years, for the "peace and quiet, education system and cultural opportunities for my family".'https://t.co/28RzQr05Yg
— Trevor Warner (@trevorw1953) March 7, 2020
Brexit Britons 2016-2019: we won WW2, we can handle no deal Brexit, who needs supply chains anyway? Stop talking the bulldog Brits down! PROJECT FEAR!
Hampshire March 2020:pic.twitter.com/CILszJBhwI
— Otto English (@Otto_English) March 7, 2020
The last days of Frome https://t.co/RdCPRwNAOZ
— Callum May (@callummay) March 7, 2020