The Daily Populous

Wednesday April 8th, 2020 evening edition

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director, said Americans should never shake hands again, in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and other diseases.

Speaking about the eventual return to normal life, Dr. Fauci said: "When you gradually come back, you don't jump into it with both feet.

You say what are the things you could still do and still approach normal.

The other is you don't ever shake anybody's hands.".

"I don't think we should ever shake hands ever again, to be honest with you.

Not only would it be good to prevent coronavirus disease, it probably would decrease instances of influenza dramatically in this country.".

He also warned that he expected the novel coronavirus death toll to peak in a couple of weeks. »

'Space Force': Lisa Kudrow Joins Steve Carell's Netflix Comedy

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The comedy, co-created by The Office's Greg Daniels and star Steve Carell, has enlisted Friends grad Lisa Kudrow.

The streamer also revealed Wednesday that Space Force — one of the most anticipated scripted shows of 2020 — would premiere Friday, May 29.

The Space Force date will cap a busy May for Daniels, whose Amazon comedy, Upload, launches May 1. »

Louisiana Police Apologize for Using ‘The Purge’ Siren to Signal Coronavirus Curfew

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Police in Crowley, Louisiana have issued an apology for using the siren heard in “The Purge” to signal the 9pm local time curfew that has been put into effect in the city because of the coronavirus outbreak (via NME).

Crowley Police chief Jimmy Broussard said in a statement to the local ABC news affiliate KATC that he was unaware the signal being used for the coronavirus curfew was the same signal heard in “The Purge.”

“Last night a ‘Purge Siren’ was utilized by the Crowley Police Department as part of their starting curfew,” the statement said. »

Ohio Judge Orders Woman to Spend Next Five Christmases in Jail

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Ohio Judge Orders Woman to Spend Next Five Christmases in Jail Judge Holbrook makes lawbreakers go to jail only on their favorite holiday.

The unusual sentence for Betina Young, 44, of Columbus, is what Judge Michael J. Holbrook calls a "Holbrook Holiday.".

"With the cost of prisons rising in Ohio, this really is an alternative and effective form of sentencing," Holbrook said. »

Uber driver jailed for six years for raping 17yo girl in Bondi

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Uber driver jailed for six years for raping 17yo girl in Bondi.

A former Uber driver will spend at least six years behind bars for the "opportunistic" rape of a drunk teenage girl in Bondi.

In a victim impact statement the girl, who can't be named for legal reasons, said she felt violated, distraught and confused. »