Border Officials Weighed Deploying Migrant ‘Heat Ray’ Ahead of Midterms

… officials suggested deploying a microwave weapon — a “heat ray” designed by the military to make people’s skin feel like it is burning when they get within range of its invisible beams. Border Officials Weighed Deploying Migrant ‘Heat Ray’ Ahead of Midterms – The New York Times

The C.D.C. was pressured to change guidance on testing asymptomatic people who had been exposed to the virus.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was instructed by higher-ups within the Trump administration to modify its coronavirus testing guidelines this week to exclude people who do not have symptoms of Covid-19 — even if they have been recently exposed to the virus, according to two federal health officials. Covid-19 News: Live Updates –Continue reading “The C.D.C. was pressured to change guidance on testing asymptomatic people who had been exposed to the virus.”