Lots of news so far from Trump briefing:
-Limit gatherings to no more than 10 (esp millennials)
-Schools should close
-If people follow guidelines, crisis could end by July or August
-May be heading into a recession
-Govt will back up airlines
-Army Corps may help build hospitals
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) March 16, 2020
Lots of news coming out of Donald Trump’s excuse-making news conference today. As he talked, the market kept nose-diving. Indexes now down about 12 percent.
Good rolling update from the Washington Post, no paywall.
Talk of recommendations not to congregate in bars and restaurants.
Side note: Trump said it will be up to the states to find the ventilators they need.
A dark-humored friend of mine said that should be no problem for Arkansas. We found a black market drug supplier to kill people.