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Ventilators Questioned, Bernie Out & Pro Sports Return? (+ Economic Impact of this Pandemic) - Thursday, April 9th, 2020

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The news to know for Thursday, April 9th, 2020! What to know today about ventilators: from the national stockpile to why some doctors won’t use them anymore. Plus: Bernie Sanders is out. What he’s now telling his supporters, and how two pro sports organizations are working to get their athletes competing ASAP. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with economist Diane Swonk about unemployment, the government's relief package, and what to expect for the future. Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by  Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here:       Sources: Federal Stockpile Low: AP, The Hill, Press Release Production Act GM Ventilators: USA Today, CNBC Ventilator Death Rates: AP, STAT News COVID-19 Death Toll: Johns Hopkins Daily Death Tolls & 2nd Wave Warning: Reuters, LA Times, NBC News, NYT CDC Essential Workers Guidelines: AP, The Hill Black Americans Disproportionately Affected by Virus: NBC News, USA Today, Axios Unemployment Claims Out Today: CNBC, AP Next Relief Bill- Senate Vote Today: ABC News, Bloomberg Bernie Sanders Drop Out: The Hill, NYT, CNN, Twitter Study: Survivor Blood Plasma Helps: MIT Tech Review, Johns Hopkins Univ Where Recovered Patients Can Donate: AABB, Red Cross UFC Says Fights to Continue: Axios, NYT, ESPN MLB Talks New Season Plans: CNN, ESPN First Responders Cut the Line: CNN, Miami Herald Tyler Perry Pays Grocery Bills: AJC, GMA Passover Begins: NYT, CNN

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