🚨 Joe Biden said last night that he expects a one-month delay for the Democratic convention, which is scheduled to begin July 13 in Milwaukee.
⚡ L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said all 4 million residents who are performing essential tasks such as food shopping should wear homemade, non-medical face coverings, or even bandanas. (AP)
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Something surprising is unfolding amid the finger-pointing and war-gaming about the coronavirus threat to America: A general consensus is forming about the next 60 days of wait and pain, Axios CEO Jim VandeHei writes:
America has a chance to return to some semblance of normal in late May or June, gradually and perhaps geographically. Anything beyond that would be too catastrophic to consider.
One thing to watch: A growing number of Fortune 500 CEOs worry this consensus underplays the danger to the U.S. economy, if America stays at home beyond April.
Experts are convinced we're on the precipice of a crisis of domestic violence fueled by the anxiety, stay-at-home rules and economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Axios' Ina Fried writes.
The ingredients for an increase in intimate partner violence are clear. Survivors are more isolated, their abusive partners are under more stress, and the options for escape have become more limited amid the outbreak.
Between the lines: There is also concern that violence will further increase with job losses and other economic pressures, as it has in past crises.
Experts are concerned about a range of secondary issues beyond those caused directly by the coronavirus, ranging from an increase in anxiety and loneliness to suicide and child abuse.
How to help: The biggest thing people can do is check in with individuals they know who may be in unsafe relationships, Justice said.
How to get help: The National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached by calling 800-799-7233, by texting LOVEIS to 22522 or by going to thehotline.org.
The N.Y. Times used CDC data to show that by the time 50 U.S. coronavirus cases were officially tallied, at least 1,200 people had started showing symptoms — and we've never caught up.
P.S. Virus heroes ...
Above: Boxes were painted on a parking lot in Vegas to provide distancing in a makeshift camp for people who are homeless, stirring outrage on social media.
Below: The interchange of the 10 and 110 freeways in L.A.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay-at-home order yesterday as virus cases skyrocketed — finally taking a step that many governors embraced weeks ago, Axios' Caitlin Owens and Alayna Treene write.
It's not just toilet paper that Americans stocked up on.
You may've heard about the Frenchman who kept up his training during the virus confinement by running a marathon on his 23-foot balcony ("marathon de mon balcon").
Now, a man in Cheltenham, England, has done the same in his yard, AP reports.
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