The TAPS Daily - July 24, 2020


Welcome to The TAPS Daily - your source for some of the latest news, resources, and thought pieces from across the military and veteran community during the COVID-19 response.


Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. Updated CDC guidance says self-isolate for 10 days after positive COVID-19 test
    (The Hill)
    New CDC guidance says those with COVID-19 should self isolate for 10 days and do not need to have two negative tests in order to end isolation.
  2. Army Specialist Jose Juan Melendez's Death Remains Unsolved
    The family of Army Specialist Jose Juan Melendez’s are still looking for answers in his unsolved murder. Through their grief journey, the family has been supported by TAPS.
  3. Late Rep. John Lewis To Lie In State At U.S. Capitol
    (Huffington Post)
    The civil rights legend will be among only a handful of Americans — and the second Black lawmaker — to be honored in this way.
  4. Trump awards medal of freedom to former congressman, Olympian Jim Ryun
    (The Hill)
    President Trump on Friday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former congressman and decorated runner Jim Ryun during a White House ceremony.
  5. As Zoos Cautiously Reopen, Humans Are Excited, Big Cats Seem Ambivalent
    (NPR)
    As zoos across the country start to reopen, one curator says certain animals seem to have missed having people around — but not the cats.
  6. COVID-19 can be a prolonged illness, even for young adults, CDC report says
    (CNN)
    The CDC acknowledged a significant number of COVID-19 cases can result in prolonged illness even among persons with milder symptoms that can linger for months.

 

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Government Relations / Benefits

 

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