Trump Says U.S. States Don’t Need the Amount of Ventilators They Requested – Newsweek

President Donald Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday evening that he believes that the coronavirus battle will not require the number of medical equipment pieces that have been requested by some states.
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Mass Bleaching Hits Great Barrier Reef Again: Like Watching Louvre ‘Burn To The Ground’ – HuffPost

SYDNEY Australia’s landmark Great Barrier Reef is undergoing dramatic levels of coral bleaching for the third time since 2016, spurred by record heat that has left scientists lamenting one of the world’s crown jewels is drying en masse yet again. 
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NYC councilman shares grim coronavirus warning: ‘If it could happen here, it could happen anywhere’ – Fox News

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As New York City hospitals strain under the weight of more than 23,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, city councilman Eric Ulrich criticized the “woefully unpr… [+1507 Ted\’s Woodworking Review]

South Africa Nearing 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, As Country Goes Into Lockdown : Coronavirus Live Updates – NPR

A South African soldier enforces the lockdown order in downtown Johannesburg on Friday.
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South Africa started a three-week nationwide lockdown on Friday as the country reported its first deaths from COVID-19 and the number of confirmed cases … [+2448 all’Atelier]

From party to pandemic: New Orleans fears Mardis Gras fueled coronavirus outbreak as cases spike – Washington Post

Thirteen days later, on March 9, Louisiana reported its first case of covid-19. Then came another, and another. Clusters broke out in several nursing homes. The cases popping up across the state were not easily linked to each other, meaning that a galloping c… [+12778 all’Atelier]