To the pearl clutching media's raising questions for the second day in a row on the origin of the Chinese Communist virus, President Trump insisted on fact saying:
"It comes from China, I want to be accurate.... As you know China tried to say... it was caused by American soldiers. That can't happen. It's not going to happen. Not as long as I'm President. It comes from China."
Only a month ago, US media had no issue referring to the origin of the coranavirus being from China with many calling it the Wuhan Virus, a city of eight million in Mainland China designated ground zero for what is now a global pandemic in 153 countries.
The WHO, an organization many call co-opted by member states paying them made called for a change in referencing the coronavirus and many in the US media immediately switched to its request only referring to the coronavirus by its numerical name COVID-19.
Critics point to the change as being part of a global propaganda effort by the Chinese Communist government to misdirect from its responsibility. A coverup ensued worsening the pandemic at a critical time.
Months earlier, Chinese doctors proclaiming warnings and urging action were first threatened and then arrested with one Wuhan doctor, Li Wenliang himself contracting the coronavirus after being silenced by government police. He later fell victim to the coronavirus and died on February 7th.
The Republic of China (ROC), Taiwan, a US ally announced it will be donating 100,000 masks a week to the United States.
California Governor Newsome announced that "we have the ability to do martial law" if necessary after ruling it out days earlier.
The City of Philadelphia's police department is "delaying" arrests for a hosts of crimes attributing the actions to the coronavirus pandemic.
In Hoboken, the mayor's office announced two additional cases to seven with a man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s confirmed. He's asking for residents to practice self-isolation and notes exercise outdoors is okay when maintaining six feet from others.
Kings and Shoprite are designating special hours for seniors, those with disabilities and pregnant women from 7:00 - 8:00 am. Acme will join in doing so Thursday.
It's advised residents avoid routine visits to medical facilities including Hoboken University Medical Center to avoid further risks in spreading the coronavirus. Please call your doctor or seek advice from medical professionals by phone before venturing out for any medical related issues/concerns.
Councilwoman Emily Jabbour will be on Facebook at 4:00 pm today answering resident questions:
The phone numbers for general information on the pandemic locally: