Donald Trump horrified the Americans again! How he relaxed on a sad day for the United States
Donald Trump once again provoked the indignation of the American public opinion - even on the day when the officials from Washington announced a devastating balance of the coronavirus epidemic, the president of the United States preferred to play golf!
Trump has chosen to relax on Memorial Day, a day to pay tribute to the American military who gave their lives for their country.
But instead of a visit to the Pentagon or Arlington Cemetery where many war heroes are buried, Trump went to his golf club, which he had not visited for more than two months.
And at the White House, the death toll from coronavirus was close to 100,000, a figure that puts the United States at the top of both casualties and infections, over 1.6 million people.
Asked about the fact that instead of mourning he plays golf, President Trump said he hopes to resume golf tournaments as soon as possible.
"We want life back to normal as soon as possible. I can't wait to see golfers again and enjoy the same experience as mine," Trump said.
Massive increase in emergency calls after Trump urges Americans to inject disinfectant against COVID-19
The Maryland (northeast) emergency line and the Toxicological Information Center (anti-poison) in New York saw a surge in calls due to disinfectant injection after President Donald Trump presented it as a possible "remedy" on Thursday. "Against Covid-19, writes the American press.
Hundreds of people called Maryland to learn more about the benefits of using a disinfectant, such as bleach or household detergents. These phone calls prompted authorities to issue an emergency alert and post a message on Twitter warning that "under no circumstances should a disinfectant be administered to the body by injection or otherwise."
In New York, health officials said they had received an "unusually large" number of people contacting them, according to White House residents.
The anti-poison centre in New York, a sub-agency of the city's Department of Health, received 30 calls Thursday night through Friday afternoon, twice as many as usual.
None of the people who contacted the centre died and did not need hospitalization.
Donald Trump said he was sarcastic when he said he urged Americans to inject disinfectant
"I find that the disinfectant removes the virus in a minute. Wouldn't there be a way to do this by injecting it inside or something like that? As you can see, he's getting into his lungs, he's doing a lot of things there, so it would be interesting to see that happen, "Trump said Thursday at a White House briefing.
The American president returned on Friday on the statements he made. Trump said he was "sarcastic" when he called for disinfectant injections. But he said just minutes later that it was a serious idea and asked government experts to study it.
During this difficult times, let’s laugh a little bit and cheer up ourselves. Staying home, many of us being alone, need to draw a smile on our face during this stressful moments. Stress is causing a lot of health issues, so let’s try a smile on our face, even if is hard, happiness keep us alive and healthy.
Bemorepanda collected the best jokes for today, so let’s enjoy them together and increase out immune cells. Being at home people let their creativity come out, people are making jokes and funny comments during quarantine.
When we have to go to work, or meet our friends, everywhere around the world people joke and make fun, but what to do this time when we are home? Of course, making fun on internet and sometimes on the street. There were spotted a funny photo on internet of a red balloon coming out of a sewer drainage, on which is a toilet paper. Yes, this is a scene from the movie “It”, but how about the toilet paper? Coronavirus times.
Here is the our collection of the funniest jokes for today. The coronavirus pandemic, is not a joke itself, we need to take care of ourselves and stay safe. We recommend you to stay at home and feel the spirit of this fun within your family, make some jokes, watch some funny movies and keep smiling!
The last weeks there is a message seen and heard everywhere “Stay Home”. Social-distancing is important today, people need to keep the distance, so to stay safe. Doctors and health officials are the one who recommends social-distancing, but some brands came around and started promoting this within twisting up their logos.
Five huge brands, well known all around the world, found an ingenious way to stay in line with health officials and recommend social-distancing. We live in a modern world, where people are looking for trends and famous brands. This step was done to encourage people to keep safe themselves.
McDonald’s separated in their logo the iconic gold arches.Editor-in-chief of Ad Age, Brian Braiker, says it’s time for brands to provide a “real, meaningful service”. So McDonald’s did this, they twisted up their logo in some locations, so to stand with health officials and highlight the importance of social-distancing.
Audi set their four rings apart, as a sign of social-distancing. On Audi official page there is an important message “Stay at home, keep your distance, stay healthy, support each other – we are in this together. As a global company and a global community, our highest priority is to identify any opportunities to #FlattenTheCurve. Stay safe.”
Volkswagen also came up in solidarity with other brands by distancing the V and W in the logo. In their official video, they encourage people by mentioning that together we can pass everything, even if we are in such situation. We can stay safe by keeping the distance and understanding the consequences.
Both Audi and Volkswagen, that share the same ownership, shared videos of their tweaked up logos on their social media. Both companies are encouraging people to stay home and keep social-distancing.
Coca Cola came up with billboards that have an important message for people. “Staying apart is the best way to stay united.”. This is the motto of the brand during quarantine and the continuous spread of coronavirus.Coca Cola is the brand that always is aligned with not only the latest events but pioneering marketing trends as well. The message appears even on billboard in the deserted Times Square in NYC.
Chiquita is sending the message by removing their fruit lady from the logo on Instagram saying she’s home. Chiquita is a famous brand that is providing basically the whole world with bananas. They removed the famous lady from the logo, so recommending social-distancing, and encourage people to stay at home.“I’m already home. Please do the same and protect yourself. #stayhome” is written on Chiquita Instagram page.
The coronavirus pandemic hits the world's largest companies! Facebook employees will work from home for a long period
Good news for Facebook employees! The founder of the famous social network made an unusual announcement on Thursday, May 21. He said he would allow a considerable number of Facebook's 50,000 employees, as well as new recruits, to work from home all the time!
Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday, May 21, that in the next five to 10 years, about 50% of Facebook's workforce will work remotely. The founder of the social network added that this will involve, among other things, a radical change in the way the famous Silicon Valley-based company operates.
Mark Zuckerberg explained that the process is a long one and that it will take place in a series of steps that must be followed exactly in order to be successful. The first step is "an aggressive opening of distance recruitment," first in the United States, then abroad, beyond urban centers where Facebook has offices. "I don't think it's good to limit employment to people living around offices," said the Facebook CEO.
The Facebook founder is not the first to think of such a radical measure! Also on Thursday, the head of Twitter announced that his employees could work from home indefinitely. The Canadian e-commerce company Shopify announced a similar measure later that day, as the coronavirus pandemic paved the way for unexpected changes in the organization and operation of large companies around the world.
(1)Five hundred million people, in other words the third part of the entire world's population, were infected and fell ill.
The "Spanish" influenza pandemic of 1918–1919, which caused approximately 50 million deaths worldwide, remains an ominous warning to public health. The disease was exceptionally severe.
(2) The president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson that time, caught the flu— and so did future president Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Wilson felt bad during the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, he was negotiating the future path for the world after World War I. If he'd died during this times, it would have dramatically changed the future of many states. Wilson's daughter Margaret and much of his staff also got sick. Roosevelt — then the assistant secretary of the Navy — was infected while on a voyage to France aboard the USS Leviathan. Roosevelt survived the flu after being returned home to the States.
(3) The pandemic came to be known as the "Spanish flu," but it didn't actually start in Spain.
When the flu first hit Europe in early 1918, it spread throughout military camps on both sides of World War I. Even if it was going fast, governments involved in the war kept it a secret because they feared that acknowledging their troops were sick could help the enemy.
That's where Spain highlighted. Since it was a neutral country, it had no need to keep secrets when its people got sick, so the Spanish government and media reported what was happening.
(4)No one actually knows where the virus started. For decades, scientists have debated where in the world the pandemic started, variously pinpointing its origins in France, China, the American Midwest, and beyond. The Spanish flu reached its height in autumn 1918 but raged until 1920.
(5)People who catched the flu felt severe fatigue, fever, and headaches. Many also suffered from a cough so severe they would turn blue, tear abdominal muscles from coughing, and bleed from the mouth, nose, and sometimes ears.
The disease, which came to be known as the Spanish flu, hit the young and healthy, with many victims dying within hours or a couple days after the symptoms began.