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Does shitweasel's hair look gray or is it just my tv?

If he's going for a more"dignified" look, it's not helping.

Coronavirus infection may cause lasting damage throughout the body, doctors fear

In a study posted this week, scientists in China examined the blood test results of 34 COVID-19 patients over the course of their hospitalization. In those who survived mild and severe disease alike, the researchers found that many of the biological measures had “failed to return to normal.”

Chief among the worrisome test results were readings that suggested these apparently recovered patients continued to have impaired liver function. That was the case even after two tests for the live virus had come back negative and the patients were cleared to be discharged.


At the same time, as cardiologists are contending with the immediate effects of COVID-19 on the heart, they’re asking how much of the damage could be long-lasting. In an early study of COVID-19 patients in China, heart failure was seen in nearly 12% of those who survived, including in some who had shown no signs of respiratory distress.

When lungs do a poor job of delivering oxygen to the body, the heart can come under severe stress and may emerge weaker. That’s concerning enough in an illness that typically causes breathing problems. But when even those without respiratory distress sustain injury to the heart, doctors have to wonder whether they have underestimated COVID-19’s ability to wreak lasting havoc.


https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2020-04-10/coronavirus-infection-can-do-lasting-damage-to-the-heart-liver?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Acting Navy Secretary Modly resigned

https://twitter.com/ryanstruyk/status/1247601719443365890

Al Franken's coming up on Nicole Wallace

She just mentioned it and don't know what time.

Boris Johnson's condition has worsened and he's now in the ICU

https://twitter.com/yashar/status/1247241846083866624

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition has worsened and now he’s been moved to the ICU

Statement via 10 Downing

Acting Navy secretary blasts ousted aircraft carrier captain as 'stupid' in address to ship's crew

CNN)The Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly blasted the now ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt as "stupid" in an address to the ship's crew Monday morning, in remarks obtained by CNN.

Modly told the crew that their former commander, Capt. Brett Crozier, was either "too naive or too stupid" to be in command or that he intentionally leaked to the media a memo in which he warned about coronavirus spreading aboard the aircraft carrier and urged action to save his sailors.

While Modly has publicly refrained from accusing Crozier of leaking the letter to the media in his address to the ship's crew, the acting secretary accused Crozier of committing a "betrayal" and creating a "big controversy" in Washington by disseminating the warning so widely.

"It was a betrayal. And I can tell you one other thing: because he did that he put it in the public's forum and it is now a big controversy in Washington, DC," Modly said, according to a transcript of remarks Modly made to the crew, copies of which have been provided to CNN by multiple Navy officials.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/06/politics/uss-tr-crozier-modly/index.html


There's audio.

https://twitter.com/AaronMehta/status/1247199806881255426

Go to about 1:55 to hear sailors yell "WHAT THE F-" when Modly calls Crozier stupid.

This audio is even more brutal than the transcript. Who in his team thought this would go over well?

"Every patriotic American heart beats in solidarity" He has the worst speechwriters.

Sounds like something Stephen Miller would write.

Cover of NY Daily News "If only it were a muzzle"

https://twitter.com/NYDailyNews/status/1246272860974395393



IF ONLY IT WERE A MUZZLE

Trump urges Americans to wear face masks in public to fight coronavirus — but says he ‘won’t be doing it’




An Old Conspiracy Theory Known As "Agenda 21" Has Been Given Fresh Life By The Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis is giving fresh life to an old conspiracy theory about a totalitarian world government seeking to kill most of the world’s population as part of a United Nations plot dating back to 1992. A BuzzFeed News analysis of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram shows a sharp uptick in posts mentioning "Agenda 21" in recent weeks as the coronavirus crisis has taken hold around the world, although posts are often removed for breaching the platforms’ rules.

These posts and videos often link Agenda 21 with other tried and tested tropes of anti-government conspiracy theories, including vaccinations, Bill Gates, George Soros and 5G networks,Many of the theories brought together by Agenda 21 are included in the list above, which has been shared hundreds of times after being posted in a Facebook group called ‘Yellow Vests Canada’ last week.

‘Agenda 21’ was a non-binding United Nations resolution signed in 1992 which provides an action plan for governments with regard to sustainable development. But in the 22 years since it was signed, extremists have recast Agenda 21 it as a secret plot to impose a totalitarian world government and a nefarious effort to crush freedom in the name of environmentalism, according to a 2014 report by the Southern Poverty Law Centre.

“Fears are running rampant in the far right that [the coronavirus] is some part of a conspiracy, maybe by the Chinese government, other global actors, even George Soros, to do “something" to conservatives or Americans”, Heidi Beirich, one of the authors of the 2014 report, told BuzzFeed News.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/joeydurso/coronavirus-agenda-21-5g


A cellphone tower was set on fire last night in Birmingham, England

https://twitter.com/jimwaterson/status/1246175052816625664

This is purported footage of the suspected arson attack on an EE mobile phone tower in Birmingham. Real concerns in government at the rapid spread of the 5G/Coronavirus theory and potential attacks on communications infrastructure.

Adam Schlesinger, Emmy Winner and Fountains of Wayne Cofounder, Dies of Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, a musician and songwriter highly regarded for his work as a member of Fountains of Wayne and an Emmy-winning songwriter for TV’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” has died as a result of coronavirus complications, Variety has confirmed. He was 52.

Schlesinger passed away Wednesday morning. He was divorced and is survived by two daughters.

He had previously been reported Tuesday morning as “very sick and heavily sedated” by his attorney of 25 years, Josh Grier. He had been in an upstate New York hospital for more than a week at that time, Grier said.

An EGOT contender, Schlesinger has been nominated for Oscars, Tonys, Grammys and Emmys and won the latter two awards. At the 2018 Emmys, he was up for two trophies for his “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” work and picked up one, winning in the outstanding original music and lyrics category for the song “Antidepressants Are So Not A Big Deal” (shared with the show’s star, Rachel Bloom, and Jack Dolgen). He was a 10-time Emmy nominee in all, five of those for “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” for which he served as executive music producer. Five more nominations came for his contributions to the Tony Awards, “Sesame Street” and a Stephen Colbert Christmas special.

https://variety.com/2020/music/news/adam-schlesinger-coronavirus-dead-dies-1203552130/


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