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Situational awareness: Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the WHO today, while President Trump rejected his invitation to speak, Jonathan Swan reports.
⚡️Breaking: President Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, despite the lack of evidence it prevents infection and an FDA warning about heart-related side effects for coronavirus patients.
Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios
Add another term to your coronavirus vocabulary: "contact isolation."
The big picture: This would be the equivalent of "break glass in case of emergency" for the U.S.
Contact isolation is even more restrictive, and it worked to great effect during the first wave in places like Hong Kong and South Korea, Lyman Stone writes for WashPost.
Between the lines: The U.S. has made great strides on testing since mid-March, even though we're still not testing enough.
The bottom line: If wave two is bad, the public should understand the range of options being tried globally.
Go deeper: Why contact tracing may fall apart
Mount Saint Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, with a huge column of ash that rose 60,000 feet. The mountain lost 1,312 feet from its summit during the eruption.
Michelle and Barack Obama took turns reading "A Bear Ate Your Sandwich" today as part of the former first lady's online reading series, AP reports.
She has been reading midday on Mondays — viewable on the Facebook and YouTube pages of PBS Kids — for the past several weeks in support of families with small children at home during the coronavirus pandemic.