Transpicuous News March 25, 2020

Today’s Global Insanity

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USA: White House, Senate reach late-night deal on massive $2T coronavirus stimulus package

Canada: Trudeau leaves door open to using smartphone data to track Canadians’ compliance with pandemic rules

HEALTH: New Oxford study suggests millions of people may have already built up coronavirus immunity

CANADA: Trudeau’s $82B coronavirus support package gets royal assent, officially passes

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Global: Over ONE THIRD of world’s population under lockdown over Covid-19 – AFP tally

Germany & China: Merkel, Xi agree on close Germany-China cooperation on coronavirus

Bulgaria bans entry of trucks en route to Turkey as Ankara imposes Covid-19 restrictions

Iran will impose restrictions on movement, adopt new measures against coronavirus

Russia sends cargo ship with military ambulances toward Syria after virus outbreak

France: Macron drafts in French army to help with ‘health & logistics’ in coronavirus crisis

HEALTH- India: India BANS export of anti-malaria drug touted by Trump as potential Covid-19 cure

TRAVEL: Unprecedented Collapse: US Airline Traffic Currently Just 10% Of Normal

FINANCE: 47,000 Stores Shutter Across The US As Virtually All Retailers Stop Paying Rent

USA FINANCE: $2 trillion virus rescue bill hits late snags in Senate

USA: Pentagon orders halt overseas movement for US military

USA: Trump declares ‘major disaster’ in Florida and Texas

Peru arrests 16,000 for failing to observe social distancing

Canada brings in mandatory quarantine for all arrivals

Assange coronavirus bail request denied

UAE to shut public transport, restrict movement from Thursday night to Sunday

Finland restricts movement to and from capital region

Qatar to shut money exchange and transfer services from March 26

Panama suspends domestic flights

Ukraine to suspend air, rail links from Friday

Switzerland extends border controls to all Schengen countries

New Zealand declares state of emergency



…and for your daily dose of insanity:

HEALTH: FDA will allow doctors to treat critically ill coronavirus patients with blood from survivors

And just to piss you off and make you want to punch someone in the face *cough*cough*jeffbezos*cough*cough*

Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, asks public to donate to Amazon relief fund