Powerful people in Washington, including Sen. Rand Paul, have defied preventative measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
Despite repeated warnings from health officials about the dangers of lifting social distancing restrictions, President Trump is now signaling that he may go against their advice and prioritize the economy.
Public health experts have warned against prematurely scaling back social distancing measures, arguing that it would harm efforts to contain the virus and devastate U.S. hospitals.
To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Illinois is the latest state to require residents stay at home. The order is in place for the next two weeks.
“My dog is about to be the most fit chihuahua in existence on account of how many walks we are taking.”
Calling out those not abiding by social distancing rules is part of a startling, new reality for Americans in the age of COVID-19.