Law Firm Files The Mother of all CLASS ACTION Lawsuits Against China Over Coronavirus

Law.com reports that the Berman Law Group of Boca Raton (which is renowned for its class action lawsuits) has set its sights on the biggest fish yet: the People’s Republic of China. Law.com reports: There is a lot of blame to go around for the coronavirus outbreak, but one plaintiffs attorney took his gripes to […]

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Roll Out Regional Coronavirus Pandemic Containment Measures

New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have banded together to enact regional containment measures. The Guardian reports: ‘It’s chaos’: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut close bars and restaurants Bars and restaurants in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will become takeout-only and businesses from movie theaters and casinos to gyms and beyond will be shuttered because […]

Dow Down 3,000 Points in Worst Day since 1987

After a tumultuous day of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 3,000 points in its worst day in more three decades. The S&P 500 dropped around 325 points, representing a 20 percent decline. The day began with a 15 minute halt on trading after yesterday’s interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve failed […]

President Trump Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines: “15 Days to Slow the Spread”

President Donald J. Trump issued a new set of guidelines Monday afternoon aimed at containing and mitigating the growing spread of the novel coronavirus across the country. In a Monday afternoon Coronavirus Task Force press briefing at the White House, the President urged Americans to stay home, urging against eating out or holding gatherings of […]

White House Cancels Annual Easter Egg Roll

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham announced Monday morning that the Office of the First Lady would cancel this year’s Easter Egg Roll, an annual tradition, out of an “abundance of caution.” Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with the National Emergency Declaration concerning the COVID-19, the Office of the First Lady […]

After “Circuit-Break,” Markets Re-open, Dow Drops More than 2,700 Points

After more than 12 hours of market tumult following the Federal Reserve’s drastic rate cut announcement, stock futures hit “limit downs” earlier this morning, which continued into early trading. Shortly after U.S. markets opened, massive drops and volatility triggered a “circuit-break” to kick in, halting trading for fifteen minutes. Since trading re-opened at roughly 9:50 […]

CDC: Cancel Mass Gatherings, Events of 50-plus

In a Sunday evening update, the Center for Disease Control urged citizens across the country to cancel large events and mass gatherings with 50 or more attendees. Per the CDC advisory: Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events and introduce […]

Federal Reserve Slashes Rates to Zero in Emergency Act

In an emergency move, the Federal Reserve announced it would cut interest rates to zero and launch quantitative easing, stating, “The coronavirus outbreak has harmed communities and disrupted economic activity in many countries, including the United States.” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is set to speak on the matter in a press briefing at 6:30 pm […]

BREAKING: Ohio Bars, Restaurants Closed Indefinitely; Governor DeWine To Take Executive Action on Unemployment

In a Sunday afternoon announcement, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine told residents that he would take executive action to change the state’s unemployment law to facilitate social distancing, for which he has advocated. To assist #Ohio workers directly impacted by the #COVID19 health emergency, I will issue an executive order that makes several changes to Ohio’s […]

Italy Records Deadliest Day on Record: 368 New Deaths, Representing 25 Percent Spike

The Washinton Post reports that Italy has seen the largest single-day death toll thus far in the coronavirus pandemic, with 368 new deaths — a 25 percent spike in just 24 hours. ROME — Italy on Sunday announced a 25 percent spike in its coronavirus death toll, reporting 368 deaths in the deadliest 24-hour span […]

Coronavirus Drive-Thru Comes to Seattle, Washington; Gates Foundation Preps At-Home Tests

KIRO7 reports that the University of Washington is replicating drive-true coronavirus testing stations that we’ve seen pop up in other nations. SEATTLE — The University of Washington is rapidly expanding its ability to test people for COVID-19. A drive-thru testing site is already up and running at UW Medical in North Seattle that can test 40 […]

Masked Xi Jinping Visits Wuhan, Coronavirus Ground Zero, And Vows China Will “Win War”

In a remarkable, eerie press tele-conference, Chinese Communist Party Secretary General Xi Jinping praised frontline health workers and vowed that China would win the war on the coronavirus pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China. The Guardian reports: China’s leader, Xi Jinping, has visited Wuhan for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began, a signal […]

Top Wuhan Coronavirus Doc: High Blood Pressure Is Major Death Risk

Underscoring the danger of high blood pressure (hypertension), a top doctor from Wuhan and his colleagues are warning that the chronic condition places people at a higher risk of death. Bloomberg reports: Patients with hypertension appear to be at a higher risk of dying from the coronavirus, said a top Chinese intensive care doctor who’s […]

CNN Begins Calling Wuhan Coronavirus What It Is: A Pandemic

CNN has now joined War Room: Pandemic in calling the coronavirus outbreak that originated in China what it is: a pandemic. CNN reports: Starting today, you will notice that CNN is using the term pandemic to describe the current coronavirus outbreak. It is not a decision we take lightly. While we know it sounds alarming, […]

Taiwan, excluded from the WHO, rushes to the rescue with a super-fast coronavirus test; also helping Palau

Taiwan News is reporting that Taiwanese scientists have developed a rapid test for coronavirus. It isn’t yet clear if the FDA will work with Taiwanese authorities to roll the test out here in America. Taiwan scientists develop antibodies for 15-minute Wuhan virus test in 19 days TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica on Sunday (March […]

Ep 36- Pandemic: Crisis in Italy

Dave Ramaswamy, Maria Luisa join Stephen K. Bannon and Jack Maxey in studio. Michael Bowen joins by phone.   or listen here… 

Top Hong Kong microbiologist: Coronavirus pandemic will not end this year

The South China Morning Post reports the following: The Covid-19 epidemic caused by the coronavirus will not end this year as the contagion has spread worldwide, a leading microbiologist from Hong Kong has said. Professor Yuen Kwok-yung from the University of Hong Kong, who advised authorities on control measures against the disease, said although the […]

Former Trump adviser: 2020 could be about who keeps Americans safe from coronavirus pandemic

The War Room’s Jason Miller is warning about the high stakes for President Trump in handing the coronavirus emergency. The Hill reports: Former senior communications adviser for President Trump’s 2016 campaign Jason Miller warned that the November 2020 election could be a race over which leader can guard the United States from the coronavirus outbreak. […]

Top Chinese Geneticist: World Infections will increase 10 fold every 19 days, unless “drastic measures” taken

The South China Morning Post reports that a team led by Jin Li, a leading geneticist and the vice-president of Fudan Univeristy, is sounding the alarm about the need for drastic containment measures. The number of coronavirus cases outside China will increase tenfold every 19 days if no drastic measures are taken to contain its […]

Federal Reserve, IMF, World Bank All Rush to Contain Coronavirus Contagion

The Federal Reserve cut rates on Tuesday in an unprecedented effort to soften the effect that coronavirus might have on the US economy. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economic outlook was at risk due to the #coronavirus outbreak, which led the Fed to slash interest rates by half a percentage point. More […]

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