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Mark’s Covid Diary… May 19, 2020

I wouldn’t say that I’m necessarily giving up on the idea of posting longer pieces about specific, god-awful things that are happening in the news. Knowing myself, I think it’s likely that, in the very near future, something will happen that will cause me to go back to my old ways, and spend an entire […]

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Trump nearly doubling his death toll estimate, continues to urge states to reopen despite official White House guidelines

On Fox News yesterday, Donald Trump, after making the ridiculous case that he’s been “treated worse” than Abraham Lincoln, said that, in his opinion, it is now safe to re-open society. He then went on to say that, by the time all of this is over, the COVID-19 death toll in the United States could […]

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Coronavirus is now officially a pandemic. Here are ten things you should know.

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the global coronavirus outbreak had reached pandemic proportions, and Donald Trump, as you can read above, tweeted out that his administration was finally going to attempt a coordinated response. There are a number of things worth noting, but here are the first ten to come to mind. […]

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Just how ill-prepared to meet the threat of coronavirus have Trump policies left us?

As of right now, there are close to 8,00 confirmed cases of the deadly the flulike illness known as coronavirus. [Coronavirus causes the disease COVID-19, which is what people are actually dying of.] While the World Health Organization has yet to label the illness a pandemic, it has already spread from China to a number […]

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The state of breastfeeding in Washtenaw County

A few weeks ago, after a hard-fought campaign by public health professionals and women’s rights advocates across the state of Michgan, Governor Snyder signed into law the Breastfeeding Antidiscrimination Act (SB 674), essentially giving nursing mothers in our state the right to breastfeed publicly without fear of arrest. In celebration of this fact, I reached […]

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