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  • The Atlantic writes, "The U.S. may end up with the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the industrialized world. This is how it’s going to play out."
  • We all should be thanking the NY Times Tech section for giving us a take we can all hate on together: "As much as we love your children and pets, we may not want to see them in video calls. Here’s a guide to proper Zoom etiquette."
  • Speaking of pets: NYC animal groups are reporting that shelters they work with are either all out of or almost out of cats and dogs after a surge in applications recently.
  • According to a new poll, a plurality of Americans said they strongly support a “national quarantine."
  • Prison workers say they aren't actually producing new hand sanitizer—they're just "taking existing hand sanitizer and rebottling it into packaging labeled NYS Clean."
  • It's mostly never too late to apologize: the 22-year-old who declared on TV, “If I get corona, I get corona,” has written an apology for his stupid words.
  • NYC put up vague "play at your own risk" signs at parks today, that oughta fix it.
  • Dick Kovacevich, who ran Wells Fargo & Co. until 2007, wants to see healthy workers return to work late next month if the outbreak is under control: “We’ll gradually bring those people back and see what happens. Some of them will get sick, some may even die, I don’t know."
  • Things are getting really bad at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens: "In several hours on Tuesday, Dr. Ashley Bray performed chest compressions at Elmhurst Hospital Center on a woman in her 80s, a man in his 60s and a 38-year-old who reminded the doctor of her fiancé. All had tested positive for the coronavirus and had gone into cardiac arrest. All eventually died."
  • The Tony Awards, which were supposed to take place at Radio City Music Hall and air on CBS on June 7th, have been postponed.
  • Multiple Trader Joe's stores, including locations in SoHo, Union Square and Chelsea, have been temporarily closed because employees tested positive for COVID-19.
  • And finally, look at this beautiful dumb panda!