The Daily Populous

Thursday April 9th, 2020 morning edition

image for 'So easy I thought it was fake': CRA’s CERB system gets stellar reviews in first days of operation

“Successfully applied for the #CERB at 6.01am … Fully expected it to crash.

Easy as pie,” tweeted one applicant at 7:26 a.m. who goes by the moniker Suburban Voyeur on Twitter.

Since March 15, the government has received a staggering 3.7 million claims for employment insurance (EI) and the CERB, illustrating just how severe the coronavirus-related unemployment crisis is.

“I logged into my CRA account, and the application was there to be completed,” she said.

The final step was a warning message indicating that any money falsely claimed would have to be paid back.

“I’m considering applying for CERB, because I’ve been cut off from EI and can’t get a job because of this pandemic.”.

It’s tricky, but the government is hearing this, and they are in the process of repairing these holes.”. »

Anthony Fauci calls out “extraordinary stigma” gays face while standing right in front of Mike Pence

Authored by
image for

He made the comments while standing right in front of Mike Pence, one of the U.S.’s best known sources of anti-gay stigma.

Related: Mike Pence responds to critics of his HIV outbreak mismanagement: ‘I’m proud of the work’.

Fauci was talking about how coronavirus will affect certain disadvantaged communities more than the general population, particularly African Americans. »

Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 race, clearing Joe Biden's path to the Democratic nomination

Authored by

"Few would deny that over the course of the past five years, our movement has won the ideological struggle," Sanders said on Wednesday.

By the end of the 2016 race, Sanders emerged as one of the most influential figures in Democratic politics.

Supporters of Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders cheer during a rally at Houston University in Houston, Texas on February 23, 2020. »

Kushner’s team seeks national coronavirus surveillance system

Authored by

That team is composed of a range of federal officials, friends and leaders from the private sector seeking to promote innovative responses to the coronavirus crisis.

Some public health experts, meanwhile, suggested that the administration might instead built out and reorient an existing surveillance system housed within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that aided the response to prior epidemics.

The system, called the National Syndromic Surveillance Program, is a voluntary collaboration between the CDC and various state and local health departments that draws data from more than 4,000 health care facilities. »