Last updated: COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, May 5, 2020


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There’s a lot going on. Here are today’s COVID-19 updates that you should know.

Your daily dose of hope

Healthcare workers have faced a surreal reality, and the world is eternally grateful for their intelligence and bravery in the face of COVID-19. Watch the below round-up of ways people have thanked them.

Clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine are beginning, as Pfizer starts manufacturing in Michigan.

The cast of Parks and Rec have raised over $3 million in less than 24 hours – with more donations are coming in – after the show’s original cast came together for a half-hour reunion episode.

News you need to know

The global economy continues to reel in the wake of COVID-19, as the coronavirus outbreak sinks the world into the deepest recession for almost a century.

In New York City, fifteen children have been hospitalized with symptoms compatible with a multi-system inflammatory syndrome possibly linked to the coronavirus.

“How much suffering are you willing to accept?” Dr. Fauci cautions re-opening too soon.

Quote of the day:

“The more we know about the former world, the better we’ll understand what happened when it fell.” ― Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven

Data of the day

Infographic: Should the Economy Reopen Now? | Statista

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