The TAPS Daily - October 2, 2020


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Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. Trump and first lady have COVID-19 with 'mild symptoms'; Bidens test negative
    Stars & Stripes
    The virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans spread to the highest reaches of the U.S. government just a month before the presidential election.
  2. At Least 4 Top Generals May Have Been Exposed Before Trump Tested Positive for COVID-19
    Military.com
    The defense secretary and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff attended an event at the White House days before President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19.
  3. California Wildfires Near Tragic Milestone: 4 Million Acres Burned
    NPR
    Wildfires in California continue to burn, ravaging entire communities and the blazes will soon hit a tragic milestone: 4 million acres burned.
  4. Nurses save mom and newborn after she gives birth while intubated for COVID-19
    ABC News
    To save both lives, nurses helped a COVID positive mother give birth 10 weeks early and while intubated. 83 days later the new mom and Baby Julian are healthy and home.
  5. The CDC has issued guidelines on how to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year
    Today
    Turkey day isn't cancelled, but expect it to be different.
  6. A Better Fall - Your Fall and COVID-19 Survival Guide
    NBC News
    COVID-19 and flu advice, Halloween tips and tricks, recipes and good ideas to get you through a fall season like no other.
  7. Journalists who work at the White House are testing positive for COVID-19
    CNN
    A widening coronavirus outbreak at the White House has left members of the media scrambling to find out if they, too, are infected.
  8. GOP Senator Mike Lee tests positive for coronavirus
    The Hill
    Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) has tested positive for the coronavirus. Lee was among others in attendance at a White House event who have since contracted the virus.

 

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