Forbes 14 May 2020

Why An Extended Lockdown Is Riskier To Your Health Than COVID-19 - Steve Forbes


Steve Forbes on why prolonged lockdowns could pose greater health and economic dangers to Americans over time than the coronavirus itself and how the harm caused by shutdowns far outweigh the risks of reopening the country.

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Rams center Brian Allen became the first NFL player to test positive for COVID-19, and Chris Simms is curious on how the illness has affected NFL players.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the UK has signed contracts with pharmaceutical companies to supply over 10 million antibody tests in the coming months and will start by rolling these out to health and care staff, patients and residents from next week.

It follows the approval of tests made by Roche and Abbott, which detect whether someone has already had COVID-19 and has antibodies that could help them fight the virus in the future.

He cautioned that there's no guarantee of immunity if you have already had the virus as this is still being researched.

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Lights sparkled on Paris' Eiffel Tower during sunset, in an evening tribute to medical staff fighting COVID-19.

Landmarks across the world have lit up to show solidarity to front line health care workers amid the pandemic.
Businesses in Iran's capital will begin reopening on Saturday.
That is despite health authorities in the country warning of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.
But the government has been scaling back the lockdown, as it shifts its focus to saving the economy from complete collapse.
Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi has more from Tehran.

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