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Coca-Cola Is Eyeing an Entry Into the Cannabis Market

Coca-Cola Is Eyeing an Entry Into the Cannabis Market | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Aurora Cannabis Inc. led pot stocks higher after Coca-Cola Co. said it’s eyeing the cannabis drinks market.
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well this is interesting...   but not as interesting as one of the original ingredients in Coca-Cola....  

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Bill Gates outlines 3 steps US government needs to take ‘to save lives and get the country back to work’ –

Bill Gates outlines 3 steps US government needs to take ‘to save lives and get the country back to work’ – | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Shut down the country. Step up testing. Develop treatments and a vaccine using data. Bill Gates laid out a 3-step process the U.S. government must take to help curb the COVID-19 outbreak that could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, based on government estimates shared Tuesday. The…
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does Bill Gates have it right? your thoughts...

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“Immunity Passports” Could Help Society Get Back to Normal

“Immunity Passports” Could Help Society Get Back to Normal | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
"Immunity passports" given out to workers by government authorities could help speed up the return to normal society, allowing them to get back to work.
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could this be the mistake of the millennium? i read previously that there was no guaranty of an antibody?? are we looking for a quick solution?  also read that the Spanish flu came back in devastating  form! could history repeat? not scientist nor medical background - just posting the question - expert folks need to figure it out....

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Your Bosses Are Trying To Spy On You Now More Than Ever

Your Bosses Are Trying To Spy On You Now More Than Ever | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
With companies operating remotely than ever, bosses, managers, and executives are flocking to spy with disturbingly-invasive workplace surveillance tech.
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from the cradle to the grave - privacy is gone! have you intensified your spying efforts?

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Dad Won't Let Son Return Home After Ill-Advised Spring Break Trip

Dad Won't Let Son Return Home After Ill-Advised Spring Break Trip | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Peter Levine wouldn't let his 21-year-old son Matt back in the house after Matt elected to go on spring break to Texas during a pandemic.
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would you keep your kid from coming back into the house?

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Whose fingerprints are on the coronavirus?

Whose fingerprints are on the coronavirus? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
This may well be why China recently told the U.S. to "correct its mistakes" concerning the origin of the virus. A day after President Donald Trump described coronavirus as the "Chinese Virus" on Twitter, Beijing responded, "We express strong indignation and objection to such stigmatization." But obviously, China finds itself on the horns of a dilemma about detailing development of the virus. After all, despite some U.S. and Australian government participation, the Chinese were the ones ultimately putting it all together and, in the end, responsible for its accidental release.
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interesting author - and an article to read in it's entirety - 

Exclusive: Lt. Col. James Zumwalt highlights assertion U.S., Australia entities involved

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CDC Estimate: 45 Million Flu Cases, 61,000 Flu-Associated Deaths in 2017-2018 U.S. Flu Season | CNSNews

CDC Estimate: 45 Million Flu Cases, 61,000 Flu-Associated Deaths in 2017-2018 U.S. Flu Season | CNSNews | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
CDC Estimate: 45 Million Flu Cases, 61,000 Flu-Associated Deaths in 2017-2018 U.S. Flu Season
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anyone asking question about these stats?

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Study: Yes, Half of Coronavirus Carriers Show No Symptoms

Study: Yes, Half of Coronavirus Carriers Show No Symptoms | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Iceland just showed the world just how spreadable and wide-ranging the coronavirus is, as over half the people they tested are showing no symptoms at all.
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50% POSITIVE HAVE NO SYMPTOMS!
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we used to worry about heart, cancer, blood pressure - the silent killers
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enter 2020, a new demon challenges our survival
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The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming | WIRED

The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming | WIRED | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who warned of pandemic in 2006, says we can beat the novel coronavirus—but first, we need lots more testing.
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you had it, you lived, you can get it again - that is not good....

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Is Voter Fraud Real?

Is Voter Fraud Real? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
What is the greatest threat to free and fair elections in America? Here’s a hint: it’s not Russia, or any other foreign power. It’s not a person, either. It’s something much more subtle, and much more dangerous. Investigative reporter Eric Eggers has the answer. Love PragerU? Visit our store today to shop for exclusive PragerU merch!
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THIS should scare you - if not now, when things go the other way - but if you are truly American....  think about it, it MUST scare you....

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People are failing hilariously at working from home

People are failing hilariously at working from home | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Heroes, all of you!
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humor can be a good thing - even in difficult times - and some of these are hilarious....

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Why is everyone so obsessed with toilet paper?

Why is everyone so obsessed with toilet paper? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
But yesterday's news, in addition to being a wonderful substitute for toilet paper, may also remind us of a powerful truth in even the darkest of times: All things must pass.
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plain and simple - there is no shortage of toilet paper....  period say the experts...

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Pandemics That Changed History: Timeline

As human civilizations rose, these pandemic diseases, from the bubonic plague to smallpox to influenza, struck them down.
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are we living in what will change history - forever?

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Amid 1918 Flu Pandemic, America Struggled to Bury the Dead

Undertakers, gravediggers and casket makers couldn’t keep up with history’s deadliest pandemic.
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dealing with the reality of bodies....

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GE Workers Protest: We Want To Build Ventilators, Let Us Build Ventilators

GE Workers Protest: We Want To Build Ventilators, Let Us Build Ventilators | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
GE WORKERS PROTEST: WE WANT TO BUILD VENTILATORS
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GE – LET THEM DO IT….  It was my privilege to work many years for a company that had a rich history in AMERICAN manufacturing. What I am sharing here is from WW2 (before my time thank you) but shared by folks that lived it. The primary plant in Chicago was converted to support the WAR EFFORT – munitions I believe – it used to make things for the kitchen – like can openers – we made millions of them, maybe more than anyone in the world. But there was a WAR to fight. We were AMERICAN. (This is the company story:  https://www.madeinchicagomuseum.com/single-post/ekco-products-co  Search term in the article “war years”)

 

GE – if your good folks want to build ventilators – LET THEM BUILD VENTILATORS – We ARE AMERICANS fighting a war 2020

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Russia Quarantines Nuclear Sub Crew After Coronavirus Exposure

Russia Quarantines Nuclear Sub Crew After Coronavirus Exposure | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The crew of a nuclear missile-equipped submarine belonging to the Russian Navy is in quarantine over concerns they have been exposed to the coronavirus.
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1 Russian sub - 2 American aircraft carriers - so far - that we know of....

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Astronomers Call on Quarantined Citizens to Hunt for Galaxies

Astronomers Call on Quarantined Citizens to Hunt for Galaxies | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Just because you're holed up at home for the time being doesn't mean you can't help out with important scientific research.
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anyone for a galaxy hunt?

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Columbia Sportswear employees to receive regular pay as CEO cuts own salary to $10,000

Columbia Sportswear employees to receive regular pay as CEO cuts own salary to $10,000 | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it

"Tim Boyle, who serves as president and CEO of the Columbia Sportswear Company, will be reducing his annual salary to $10,000 as his company continues to pay its employees, despite its stores being closed, during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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can we get a few thousand shares and a million or so "I'll do that too's?"

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Flu is now widespread in 46 states

Flu is now widespread in 46 states | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The overall impact can vary greatly year to year, but flu always takes a substantial toll. CDC estimates that influenza has caused 9 million to 35 million illnesses, 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 to 56,000 deaths in the United States each year since 2010. In many cases, hospitalizations and deaths do not show up in official reports, for a variety of reasons — including the fact that most people with flu are never tested for it and that states are not required to report adult flu deaths.
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and how do these stats compare to our current situation? anyone asking?

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This is What Your Lungs Look Like With COVID-19

This is What Your Lungs Look Like With COVID-19 | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The George Washington University Hospital has released a 3D video of a 59-year-old male COVID-19 patient's lungs days after showing no coronavirus symptoms.
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A LOOK AT YOUR LUNGS WITH COVID-19
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Elon Musk: NY Gigafactory Will Reopen to Produce Ventilators

Elon Musk: NY Gigafactory Will Reopen to Produce Ventilators | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Tesla CEO and billionaire Elon Musk is still hoping to reopen one of his electric car company's Gigafactories for ventilator production.
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The power to impact – and using it for the good of - humanity….

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How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body

How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
After four days of raging fever and feeling sore all over, you realize that you’re sicker than you’ve ever been in your life. You’ve got a dry cough that shakes you so hard that your back hurts. Fighting for breath, you head to the nearest ER.
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much to read on the virus - this one, yeah - one to read and share....

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How to stop future pandemics in 3 easy steps

How to stop future pandemics in 3 easy steps | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In order to prevent future pandemics, we need to change our relationship with wildlife
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stop pandemics in 3 easy steps... OK, what do you all think about that one?

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China Says This Drug Is “Clearly Effective” Against Coronavirus

China Says This Drug Is “Clearly Effective” Against Coronavirus | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
According to Japanese media, Chinese medical authorities have found that a drug called "favipiravir" has shown promise in treating COVID-19 patients.
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let's hope there is something to this...

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Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19.
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this is SO SCARY - as of today - 10 times MORE people fully RECOVER than die!....

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The Spanish Flu Led to America's Deadliest Month Ever

The Spanish Flu Led to America's Deadliest Month Ever | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
More Americans died of the Spanish flu than in all the wars of the 20th century combined.
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a month deadlier than a month in a world war....

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