Local veterans to conduct Last Patrol March (Yes, It really is Memorial Day Monday)
REFUGIO COUNTY – Local veterans will conduct a Last Patrol March Sunday, May 24, in memory of fallen veterans. The march will begin at 10 a.m. just outside of Refugio, at the big oak tree, and will end on the square in Woodsboro.
For the long weekend, an unwanted Texas First
The Imperial College researchers estimated the virus’s reproduction number, known as R0, or R naught. This is the average number of infections generated by each infected person in a vulnerable population. The researchers found the reproduction number has dropped below 1 in the District and 26 states. In those places, as of May 17, the epidemic was waning.
In 24 states, however, the model shows a reproduction number over 1. Texas tops the list, followed by Arizona, Illinois, Colorado, Ohio, Minnesota, Indiana, Iowa, Alabama and Wisconsin.
As Trump Rails Against Voting by Mail, States Open the Door for It
WASHINGTON — By threatening on Wednesday to withhold federal grants to Michigan and Nevada if those states send absentee ballots or applications to voters, President Trump has taken his latest stand against what is increasingly viewed as a necessary option for voting amid a pandemic.
What he has not done is stop anyone from getting an absentee
More evidence emerges on why covid-19 is so much worse than the flu
The observations in a small number of autopsied lungs buttress reports from physicians treating covid-19 patients. Doctors have described widespread damage to blood vessels and the presence of blood clots that would not be expected in a respiratory disease.