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What We’re Reading About COVID-19 – April 20, 2020

General News 

According to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, his state is expected to test 3,000 people for antibodies to the coronavirus starting today. The news comes as the single-day death toll in New York has finally dipped below 500. 

Some bad news for the oil industry as the price has dropped below zero for the first time in history. 

Health and Science News

While one would never say there’s a silver lining to a worldwide pandemic, some opposed to vaccines are changing their minds. That story comes from CNN. And an article from Medical News Today takes a look at what happens inside the body when someone is infected with SARS-CoV-2. In other news, the University of Calgary is looking into the risk of COVID-19 transmission from pets. 

In Other News 

The New York Times published a story about how a new kind of ventilator was developed in one month’s time in response to the shortage in that state. And something that we in the U.S. Can one day look forward to: There’s a rush for haircuts in Denmark as a lockdown there has eased. 

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