Trump’s coronavirus mask standoff reveals the dangerous ripples of fragile masculinity

The president was already the poster child for an outdated, dangerous and defunct form of masculinity before the coronavirus hit. But now that we are in the midst of a global pandemic, he has become a pathetic parody.

William Garrison, who served 44 years in prison, dies from COVID-19 just weeks before his release

A Michigan inmate who was set to be paroled just weeks from now after serving nearly 44 years behind bars died last week from COVID-19, prison officials said. William Garrison had a chance to be released earlier this year, but decided to complete his full sentence so he’d be free from supervision after his release. 

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Worldwide Double To 2 Million In 2 Weeks

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 soared past 2 million Wednesday, data collected by Johns Hopkins University shows. The figure represents a doubling of confirmed global cases in less than two weeks. Worldwide confirmed cases passed the 1 million threshold on April 2.

For perspective, it took roughly four and a half months for the new coronavirus to hit the 1 million mark. The earliest known case of the disease dates back to Nov. 17, 2019.