Pre coronavirus, California dismantled mobile hospitals – Los Angeles Times

The state’s supply of mobile hospitals, ventilators and N95 respirators would have helped in the coronavirus outbreak, but the state got rid of them years ago.

Source: Pre coronavirus, California dismantled mobile hospitals – Los Angeles Times

What happens to spread of virus if Trump loosens restrictions too soon? | World news | The Guardian

The president wants to reopen the country by Easter – but the US would risk escalating the coronavirus pandemic

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The Church Will Not Sacrifice Anyone for the Economy’s Sake | RELEVANT Magazine

And when everyone else says it will be too hard or the sacrifice is too great or surely some people can be expended, the Church must have the clarity and conviction to say no. Not today. Not in two weeks. Not in six months. No, no, no, we will fight for the survival of every last man and woman made in God’s image. We will defend their lives and their dignity and the country will have to find another way to rescue its economy. The avenue of human sacrifice is not open to them. The Church is blocking it.

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The Church Will Not Sacrifice Anyone for the Economy’s Sake | RELEVANT Magazine

IIt’s an undignified position for any person but the Church, in particular, ought to be above this. Christian teaching has always held that life is sacred and worth defending at any cost. Jesus told of a shepherd who left 99 sheep behind to go rescue the one lost lamb (Matthew 18: 12-14). It was not a practical decision, any more than dying on a cross to save the world is practical. But such is the price of the Church’s most radical teaching: that every single life has value, and no human being is expendable.

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The Church Will Not Sacrifice Anyone for the Economy’s Sake | RELEVANT Magazine

In the immediate throes of an emergency, a little flailing is to be expected. It’s human nature. We are, by and large, fearful people prone to bad, selfish decisions when…

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