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Voice of America 11 May 2020

Nonprofit Connects Hospitalized Patients to Loved Ones at Home

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People are working to make connections with each other despite coronavirus quarantines keeping us apart. Neighbors delivering groceries, professional athletes bringing medicines, and the world's very best musicians serenading entire neighborhoods. VOA's Arash Arabasadi brings us this good news story from New England, where a teenager's nonprofit connects loved ones to patients in quarantined hospital rooms.
#GoodNews #covid19connect #cellphones


Hundreds of people, some of them armed, converged on the state capitol building in Lansing, Mich., on May 14 to protest stay-at-home orders put in place by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
As gyms close their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are left without access to gyms, workout trainers and outside parks.

But don't worry, Xiaoli Li, Certified personal trainer shows you some exercise moves here that you can do at home with water bottles and a bag of rice.
Mandela Barnes, lieutenant governor of Wisconsin, discussed why she believes the lawsuit seeking to stop the stay-at-home order is itself "inherently reckless."

#Pandemic #Wisconsin #MandelaBarnes
Rachel Maddow looks at data collected by the American Clinical Laboratory Association that shows the rate of coronavirus testing has slowed in April despite promises to the contrary by Mike Pence and others in the Trump administration, and despite the near universal understanding that testing is a key necessity to enable the U.S. to "reopen." Aired on 04/15/2020.

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