’15 people’ has become 200,000 American deaths—and Trump continues to praise himself for it

As 60,000 deaths came and went, Trump revised the numbers up haphazardly, choosing 65,000, or 70,000, or 75,000, as his own new estimates; after deaths soared past all of those milestones in the span of a single week in May—the same week he began a loud push for state “reopenings”—he revised upward again, to 100,000 or so.

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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak slams Trump for holding indoor rally, defying state’s covid-19 rules

“Tonight, President Donald Trump is taking reckless and selfish actions that are putting countless lives in danger here in Nevada,” the governor said. “The President appears to have forgotten that this country is still in the middle of a global pandemic.”

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The mass trauma events of 9/11 and Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic may be the most significant mass trauma event of the decade, and it’s drawing parallels with another significant trauma — the September 11, 2001, attacks. The events of 9/11 have much to teach us about the impact of trauma.

Does trauma impact us in the same way regardless of its source? Will our recovery journey be the same? What causes some trauma to forge human connection while other trauma destroys it?

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BREAKING: Bob Woodward book ‘Rage:’ Trump admits to concealing true threat of coronavirus

“This is deadly stuff,” Trump told Woodward on February 7.

In a series of interviews with Woodward, Trump revealed that he had a surprising level of detail about the threat of the virus earlier than previously known. “Pretty amazing,” Trump told Woodward, adding that the coronavirus was maybe five times “more deadly” than the flu.

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