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Fauci says the government is considering giving out COVID-19 'immunity cards' as part of push to reopen [sic] the economy
"I mean, it's one of those things that we talk about when we want to make sure that we know who the vulnerable people are and not," he said. "This is something that's being discussed. I think it might actually have some merit, under certain circumstances."
trusted expert, "America's Mayor Doctor" offers precision guidance
While existing coronavirus tests tell people whether they have the virus or not, an antibody test shows if someone has previously had the virus and recovered, which could mean [?!] they're immune [no]. Deploying them would be a part of the next phase of the government's plan to reopen the economy.

"Within a period of a week or so, we're going to have a rather large number of tests that are available," Fauci said Friday.

"authoritarian" transmogrification
Apple and Google are currently partnering [with WHO?] for a contact-tracing program that will use Bluetooth data from people's smartphones to gauge [sic] whether they have come in contact with someone exposed [!] to coronavirus.
by Cat on Sat Apr 11th, 2020 at 09:04:49 PM EST
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16 days ago
"Fauci expressed optimism that medical experts could develop a vaccine in time to handle a potential return of COVID-19 next winter."
by Cat on Sat Apr 11th, 2020 at 09:06:50 PM EST
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Britain's NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times
of unions and "smart cities"
Pentagon awarding contract to boost N95 mask production capacity by 39 million
The Pentagon [!] said Saturday it is using its [!] authority under the Defense Production Act to boost the supply of N95 masks
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The Defense Production Act, approved in 1950, grants the president the power to expand industrial production of key materials or products for national security and other reasons.
brains of "self-isolating" liberal whathaveyou's, who were demanding Trump's "full authority" to invoke the DFA, explode. "Nationalization" is not coming, as it didn't 1953.
Andrews said the Pentagon in coming days will identify the companies involved [?!] when the contract is awarded.
waitwut
On Wednesday, the U.S. Health and Human Services Department awarded GM a contract for $489 million to produce 30,000 ventilators, while it also announced a $646.7 million contract given to Dutch health technology company Philips (PHG.AS) to produce 43,000 ventilators.
ssssso, where are those manufactured?
by Cat on Sun Apr 12th, 2020 at 01:58:30 AM EST
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Where?? The nation freed from COVID-19 naturally. It's spelled C - H - I - N - A  😄

Philips director Van Houten was recently on Dutch Newshour to explain why there were not enough ventilators to help support the addition of a few hundred ICU in Dutch hospital. People were dying!

He calmly explained that didn't understand the lack of urgency by Western Nations and the U.S. Philips Asia had been on the forefront when the epidemic started and delivered thousands of ventilators. ... Trump prevented export of the needed units to Europe ... Philips promised to start local production and to react to the question when the units for The Netherlands could be delivered? Van Houten was reluctant to answer ... when the interviewer persisted, he answered the 200 ventilators were ordered a fortnight ago! Lying liars Trump - Johnson - Rutte ... the latter admires America and the UK ... calls Trump a friend.

by Oui on Sun Apr 12th, 2020 at 06:11:33 AM EST
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China uses a smart phone app, the US would use cards?
by asdf on Sun Apr 12th, 2020 at 05:02:43 PM EST
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