May 15, 2020

What we're reading: Can Wuhan test all 11 million residents?

By City Monitor Staff

Testing time: With a reemergence of the coronavirus, Wuhan, China, announced its plans to test each of its 11 million residents in less than two weeks. That’s unlikely, given current rates of testing, The New York Times reports, but the scale of the response is still something governments everywhere will be watching.

Dining out: One big question restaurants face is how to operate while adhering to social distancing guidelines. Eater reports on Berkeley, California’s hope of adopting an idea from Vilnius, Lithuania: Turn the streets into dining rooms.

Name and shame: If you see people gathering, or not wearing masks, or otherwise breaking social distancing rules, what’s the right way to respond? Vox talked to a philosophy professor who explains why scolding people doesn’t get the bests results.

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