Morning Jolt: We’re Still Learning About the Pandemic’s Early Days

On the menu today: California drops a bombshell, confirming that the first American death from coronavirus occurred February 6, not February 28; a long look at the World Military Games in Wuhan in October 2019, weeks before the known start date of the virus outbreak; and a good proposal for accountability in U.S. policies regarding China.

Maybe the Coronavirus Was Floating Around America Earlier Than We Thought

This discovery out in California is pretty significant. This doesn't verify all of the "I had a bad flu in November or December — I'll bet I had coronavirus" self-assessments, but it does remind us that a lot of what we know about this virus and the spread of it can and should be revised with new information.

Medical officials in California’s Santa Clara County, in the heart of Silicon Valley, indicated late Tuesday that the first U.S. death connected to the coronavirus happened weeks earlier than previously believed.

Two ...

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We're Still Learning About the Pandemic's Early Days

On the menu today: California drops a bombshell, confirming that the first American death from coronavirus occurred February 6, not February 28; a long look at the World Military Games in Wuhan in October 2019, weeks before the known start date of the virus outbreak; and a good proposal for accountability in U.S. policies regarding China.

Maybe the Coronavirus Was Floating Around America Earlier Than We Thought

This discovery out in California is pretty significant. This doesn't verify all of the "I had a bad flu in November or December — I'll bet I had coronavirus" self-assessments, but it does remind us that a lot of what we know about this virus and the spread of it can and should be revised with new information.

Medical officials in California’s Santa Clara County, in the heart of Silicon Valley, indicated late Tuesday that the first U.S. death connected to the coronavirus happened weeks earlier than previously believed.

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