TBC Weekly Newsletter September 28, 2020

Pentagon Used Money Allocated For COVID-19 On Jet Engine Parts And Body Armor

https://www.businessinsider.com/pentagon-misuse-billion-taxpayer-ppp-fund-jet-engines-armor-report-2020-9

The pentagon used $1 billion meant to ramp up medical supplies for the Coronavirus for defense contracts to build jet engine parts, body armor and dress uniforms. 

 

Midwest States Have Alarming COVID-19 Numbers and Positivity Rates

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa/positive-covid-19-test-rates-top-25-in-some-u-s-midwest-states-idUSKBN26I10Y

States across the Midwest are seeing COVID-19 spikes with some states’ positivity test rates surpassing 25%. WHO considers anything above a 5% positivity rate to indicate serious community spread.

 

The CDC Deleted COVID-19 Guidance Based on Aerosol Transmission

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisettevoytko/2020/09/21/cdc-quietly-revises-coronavirus-guidance-again-this-time-for-aerosol-transmission/#69bbf34d4bc2

The CDC suddenly deleted guidance saying that the coronavirus could be transmitted via aerosols, signaling possible capitulation to the White House. 

 

What We Know Now About How COVID-19 Spreads

https://elemental.medium.com/amp/p/30430384e5a5?__twitter_impression=true

At the beginning of the pandemic it was believed that surface transmission was a bigger driver of infection, now months into the pandemic the science shows the most likely way to get infected with COVID-19 are close range particles.

 

The United States Surpasses 200k Death Toll

https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-pm-0db6fd03-5457-4835-bbf4-ca6cb06d0168.html

200K Americans have lost their lives to the Coronavirus, marking a grim milestone for Americans.

 

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