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Who’s Getting Sick, Sports Comeback Plans & Drive-in Series (+ When to Get Tested)- Thursday, May 7th, 2020

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The news to know for Thursday, May 7th, 2020! We’re talking about new data from hospitals showing results that even surprised New York’s governor, and why President Trump is reportedly questioning the COVID-19 death toll. Plus, we're talking about Facebook's new global oversight board, how both college and professional sports could make their comebacks, and the drive-in movie theater series in the works around the country. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for the Thing to Know Thursday bonus interview about the right time to get a COVID-19 test. 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: Who’s Getting COVID-19: NBC News, WSJ, NYT Where People Stay Home: WaPo, SafeGraph Death Toll/Case Count: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Death Toll Questioned: Axios Trump Changes Mind on Task Force: Politico, WSJ New College Sex Assault Rules: USA Today, NBC News, AP NCAA College Sports Return Plan: Yahoo Sports, AP, NCAA NFL Reopening Protocols: AP, CBS Sports New Facebook Oversight Board: The Verge, Politico, Facebook Apple Users Sharing Medical IDs: Mashable, TechCrunch, Engadget Clorox 500% Demand Increase: NBC News, USA TODAY Summer Drive-In Movie Series: The Verge, Variety, Tribeca Enterprises Closest Black Hole to Earth: CNN, The Verge, CBS News

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