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Illinois Governor’s stay-at-home order infringes civil liberties, rules judge

Reading Time: < 1 minute By John Solomon State Rep. Darren Bailey won his court case against the governor’s executive order on Monday An Illinois judge on Monday ruled that Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order to slow the coronavirus violates individual civil rights. Republican Rep. Darren Bailey sought a temporary restraining order against the governor’s…

Italian scientist says she discovered main mechanism behind COVID-19

Reading Time: 5 minutes Annalisa Chiusolo shows how controversial drug hydroxychloroquine could make people immune to virus * Top Israeli researcher: ‘theory lacks backing’ COVID-19 damages the hemoglobin, impairing the ability of red blood cells to transport oxygen throughout the body, compromising the lungs and resulting in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Italian pharmacology…

Antibody tests could be key to reopening the country. Here’s how they work.

Reading Time: 5 minutes Adrianna Rodriguez, Amanda Morris, Jim Sergent, Nicole Schaub, and Janet Loehrke, USA TODAY Updated 1:38 p.m. EDT Apr. 20, 2020 Antibody testing will help health experts better assess how many people contracted the novel coronavirus, Covid-19 (Wuhan Virus). After weeks of sheltering in place, Americans are asking how soon we can…

The Three Tests for COVID-19 (Wuhan Virus)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Article from NPR explaining the three different types of testing that will be available for Covid-19: Testing for the coronavirus has been very much in the news. The first and most urgent focus is on increasing access to tests to diagnose people with current infections. But now other tests are…

Amid Its Covid-19 Crisis, China Was Still Hacking Uighurs’ iPhones

Reading Time: 4 minutes Article by Andy Greenberg of Wired Magazine April 22, 2020 5:20pm Security researchers reveal a months-long, indiscriminate campaign targeting the iPhones of Chinese Muslims. China may have been one of the first countries to lock down over the first months of 2020, as Covid-19 began its global spread. But that…