HEADLINES: • FDA approves COVID-19 test using gene-editing tool CRISPR • Nurse busted for stealing dead coronavirus patient’s credit card • Trump says virus will disappear without a vaccine..
CBS News: More than 12,000 Catholic churches in the U.S. applied for PPP loans – and 9,000 got them..
More than 12,000 Catholic churches have now applied for the government's small business loans – and 75% of those applications have been approved.
Yahoo News: Pentagon backs tech firm's push to identify COVID-19 infections with body-worn sensors..
"The second wave (of the pandemic) is going to come this fall. I'm already hearing people talk about, 'How do I bring my employees back?'"..
New York Post: Agents seize $1M worth of heroin and fentanyl with ‘coronavirus’ stamp..
In addition to the “Coronavirus" packages, some of the drugs were marked “Hiroshima” and “Isis."
Bloomberg: South Korea Is At Risk of a Second Wave of Coronavirus..
South Korea was praised for its approach. Now there's a surge in new cases tied to nightclubs in Seoul.
Los Angeles Times: Riverside County officials vote to rescind all local coronavirus public health orders..
After nearly seven hours of debate, Riverside County officials voted unanimously late Friday to rescind all of the county's stay-at-home orders that go beyond the governor's restrictions.
AFP News Agency: Anti-viral drug trio found to shorten COVID-19 illness in mild cases: study..
Researchers in Hong Kong have found that patients suffering milder illness caused by the new coronavirus recover more quickly if they are treated with a three-drug antiviral cocktail soon after symptoms appear.
New York Post: Nurse busted for stealing dead coronavirus patient’s credit card..
A hospital spokesperson says the 43-year-old has been suspended.
MSN: Court halts ban on mass gatherings at Kentucky churches.
Ban on mass gatherings at Ky. churches halted..
New York Daily: Boston calls off parades, festivals, large events for summer.
Boston called off parades, festivals and large events for the summer.
“For smaller events, we’ll be looking at them on a case-by-case basis,” Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said.
MSN News: Two kids in N.Y. die from illness linked to COVID-19..
Daily Mail: FDA approves coronavirus test using gene-editing tool CRISPR.. It gives results in just one hour!..
DW News: Cannabis researchers in Canada say the plant-based drug may provide resistance to the novel coronavirus.
Los Angeles Times: During the seven-week period from March 19 to April 30 there were 1,716 reported incidents of coronavirus-related attacks directed at Asian Americans.
Reuters: Britain to quarantine incoming travellers for 14-days: Times report..
The Independent: Trump says coronavirus will disappear without a vaccine but Fauci says opposite..
Financial Times: US lawmakers clash over new stimulus as jobless rate soars..
BBC News (UK): Facebook and Google extend working from home to end of year.
MSNBC: At least 85 kids across U.S. have developed rare, mysterious COVID-19-linked illness.
China Xinhua News: Putin congratulated Trump, Johnson and Macron on the 75th anniversary of the Allies victory over the Nazis in World War II..
Malay Mail: Spanish cat tests positive for Covid-19..
CBS News: Indianapolis bar owner says feds have "failed small businesses across America"
Denice Benefiel says she put her heart and soul into the business — now she's "watching it go down the tubes."..
Arab News: Jordan has repatriated 2,940 Jordanians in the first phase of the country’s repatriation efforts amid the coronavirus outbreak..