Tue. 05/19 - Where Tests Abound, Why Aren't People Getting Them?
Testing is expanding in the US, but people aren’t showing up. More findings on people who test positive again after recovering. And "bumper tables" for social distancing. Plus, debunking misconceptions about the 1918 flu pandemic, why we might be seeing an animation renaissance, and is Etsy the new Grubhub?
- Initial surge in news use around coronavirus in the UK has been followed by significant increase in news avoidance (Reuters Institute)
- Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait (NY Times)
- The COVID Tracking Project
- A.C.L.U. Warns Against Fever-Screening Tools for Coronavirus (NY Times)
- Shakespeare's Globe May Permanently Close (The Mary Sue)
- Ocean City Bar Buys 'Bumper Tables' For Socially Distant Dining (CBS Baltimore)
- US states see COVID-19 testing supply improvements, but challenges abound (Washington Post)
- Covid Patients Testing Positive After Recovery Aren’t Infectious, Study Shows (Bloomberg)
- Ten Myths About the 1918 Flu Pandemic | History (Smithsonian Magazine)
- Why You’re Going to See More Animation (Thanks, Pandemic) (Wall Street Journal)
- Listen to this mashup of Saturday morning cartoon themes (AV Club)
- If You're Jonesing for a Homemade Snack, Try Etsy (LifeHacker)