From the New York Times:
Coronavirus Live Updates: White House and Congress Reach $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal
The legislation, which will send direct payments and jobless benefits to individuals, is the biggest economic stimulus package in modern American history.
RIGHT NOW President Trump wants the U.S. “opened up” by Easter, as fleeing New Yorkers are urged to self-quarantine.
Here’s what you need to know:
Senators and White House strike deal on stimulus package.
Trump wants U.S. “opened up” by Easter, as fleeing New Yorkers are urged to self-quarantine.
Stocks surge on promise of a bailout as companies and workers navigate the crisis.
Innovators race to help as hospitals plead for equipment.
Catch up: Here’s what else is happening around the world.
Employee who crossed paths with Mike Pence at FEMA headquarters has tested positive.
India’s prime minister decreed a 21-day lockdown for the country of 1.3 billion.
Here’s a question: did any country have an economic plan ahead of time for what to do?
Britain had a public health plan for how to deal with a pandemic, but it also seemed to bog them down when the actual pandemic didn’t exactly match the assumptions in their plan.
Here’s a list of EU health plans.
But did any country have a plan for what to do about the economy if everybody had to stay indoors? Maybe Denmark?
Are there any science fiction novels about the duller stuff like how to deal with mortgages and the like?