Feb 232020
 
Debt Rattle February 23 2020

Jack Delano Spectators at annual barrel rolling contest in Presque Isle, Maine 1940   • COVID19 Cases Outside China Go Exponential (ZH) • Millions Of Chinese Ordered Back To Work (Obs.) • China’s 92% Car Sales Collapse Sign Of Sharp Trade Decline To Come (SCMP) • Trump Furious Americans Infected With Coronavirus Flown Back To US (Fox) • 18 Koreans Test Positive For COVID-19 After Israel Pilgrimage (KH) • US Says Russia Behind Coronavirus Disinformation Campaign (G.) • Roger Stone

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Feb 222020
 
Debt Rattle February 22 2020

DPC The Mammoth Oak at Pass Christian, Mississippi 1900   • Asymptomatic Wuhan Woman Infects Five Relatives With Coronavirus (G.) • COVID19 Mortality Rate Hits New Lifetime High Of 3.0% (ZH) • Italy Reports 1st Virus Death, Cases More Than Quadruple (AP) • 10 Italian Towns In Lockdown Over Coronavirus Fears (IBT) • US Prepares For Coronavirus Pandemic, School And Business Closures (R.) • Judge Blocks Transfer Of 50 Coronavirus Patients To Costa Mesa (CBS) • France Should Use Virus

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Feb 212020
 
Debt Rattle February 21 2020

Jack Delano Cafe at truck drivers’ service station on U.S. 1, Washington DC 1940   • Coronavirus Kills Young Wuhan Doctor, 100s Infected In China’s Prisons (G.) • Whopping Rise In Infections At Beijing Hospital Puts Capital On Alert (GT) • South Korea Coronavirus Cases Jump To 156 (SCMP) • South Korea Designates Daegu, Cheongdo As ‘Special Care Zones’ (Yonhap) • Woman Returning From Iran 6th Case Of COVID19 in British Columbia (NP) • Australia Cruise Evacuees Test Positive Only

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Feb 202020
 
Go Forth and Multiply

Saul Leiter Man with flowers, NY 1950s   A few days ago, I was thinking of writing another corona article, focusing on two things: 1) the ease and speed with which the virus spreads -because I think that is hugely underestimated-, and 2) testing. But then the situation with the two cruise ships started going berserk. I had intended to use the Diamond Princess as a case for the ease and speed of infection, but it became clear quite rapidly

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Feb 202020
 
Debt Rattle February 20 2020

NPC Newsstand with Out-of-Town Papers, Washington DC 1925   • 2 Diamond Princess Passengers Die, Countries Rush To Evacuate Citizens (RT) • Two Coronavirus Patients From Diamond Princess Cruise Ship In Japan Die (SCMP) • New Coronavirus Spreads More Like Flu Than SARS (R.) • First Batch Of Diamond Princess Passengers Arrive In Hong Kong (R.) • Cruise Passengers Relieved To Be Ashore But Stranded In Cambodia (G.) • South Korea Reports 31 New Cases Of Coronavirus (SCMP) • Virus-Hit

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Feb 192020
 
Debt Rattle February 19 2020

Arthur Siegel Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyards, Baltimore, Maryland. Liberty ship construction. Welding on a hatch assembly at night. 1943   • Elderly Guests Leave First As Diamond Princess Quarantine Ends In Japan (SCMP) • Japan Releases First 500 ‘Diamond Princess’ Passengers (ZH) • Coronavirus Up To 20 Times More Likely Than Sars To Bind To Human Cells (SCMP) • Russia To Ban Entry Of Chinese Nationals To Halt Virus (AP) • Foreign Pilots At Chinese Airlines Return Home On Unpaid Leave (R.)

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Feb 182020
 
Debt Rattle February 18 2020

Jack Delano Entrance to colored drivers’ lunchroom at truck service station on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue) 1940   • 338 Americans Flown Home From Cruise Ship, Including 14 With Coronavirus (R.) • US Breaks Cruise Ship Quarantine (ZH) • Virus Kills Chinese Film Director and Family in Wuhan (Chow) • Disease Modelers See The Future Of COVID-19 (STAT) • China Faces Back To Work Concerns As Firms Report Coronavirus Infections (SCMP) • Apple Unlikely To Meet Revenue Guidance Due

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Feb 172020
 
Debt Rattle February 17 2020

Jack Delano Discarded oil cans at truck service station on U.S. 1, New York Avenue, Washington, DC 1940   • Japan Braces For Hundreds More Cases Onboard Cruise Ship (G.) • Taiwan Confirms First Coronavirus Death On Island, Cases At 20 (R.) • Pay Attention To Shanghai, Beijing, Japan Infection Rates (F.) • Japan’s Economy Shrinks At Fastest Rate Since 2014 (BBC) • Coronavirus Cases Rise Again In China, Recession Looms In Japan, Singapore (R.) • Americans Disembark From Virus-Hit

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Feb 162020
 
Debt Rattle February 16 2020

John Collier Trucks on highway en route to Utica, New York 1941   • Chinese Doctors Say Wuhan Coronavirus Reinfection Even Deadlier (ZH) • 70 More Infections On Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Bring Total To 355 (SCMP) • Cruise Passengers Face 14 More Days In Quarantine On Return To Hong Kong (SCMP) • Quarantined Cruise Ship Passenger Speaks Out Against US Evacuation Plan (Fox) • American From Cruise Ship Docked In Cambodia Tests Positive In Malaysia For Coronavirus (R.) •

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Feb 152020
 
Debt Rattle February 15 2020

Harris & Ewing Gettysburg 50th reunion: Grand Army of the Republic and the United Confederate Veterans 1913   • Massive Medical Response As China Death Toll Reaches 1,526 (SCMP) • Beijing To Quarantine All Arrivals As Economic Life Struggles To Pick Up (R.) • Xi Puts On Brave Face, Vows To Deliver Economic Goals Amid Coronavirus (SCMP) • Egypt Confirms Coronavirus Case, The First In Africa (AlJ) • Chinese Medical Staff Pay ‘Too High A Price’ In Battle To Curb

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