MAR. 6 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: CDC disinfectant list, nurse complains about testing & cancelled events

Glenn gives the latest coronavirus numbers, updating YOU on everything needed to know as Americans and officials monitor China's new COVID-19 virus:

Daily Stats as of 5:30 AM CT (from John's Hopkins)

  • Total Confirmed Cases 100,242 (up from 96,268 yesterday)
  • Total Confirmed Deaths 3,408 (up from 3,304 yesterday)
  • 55,812 Patients Have Recovered from COVID-19 Doctors point out recoveries outpacing hospitalization or death
  • 94 Countries Have Confirmed Cases (up from 87 yesterday, 11 more have Suspected Cases
  • 16% of Active Cases are considered Serious (Requiring Hospitalization, down from 16% yesterday) including 5% that Require ICU
  • US has 233 Confirmed Cases, and now 14 Deaths
  • Confirmed Cases in the US Now Include: Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Texas, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Georgia, Colorado, Tennessee, Nevada, with additional suspected cases in Montana, Nebraska, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Head of World Health Organization Pulls Out All The Stops...But Fails to Name COVID-19 A Pandemic
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ✔@DrTedros · 17hReplying to @DrTedros Leadership from the top: We call on country leaders to mobilize their plans, coordinating every part of the government, not just the health ministry – security, diplomacy, finance, commerce, transport, trade, information and more – the whole government should be involved. #COVID19
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ✔@DrTedros We're concerned that in some countries the level of political commitment & the actions that demonstrate that commitment don't match the level of the threat we all face. This is
NOT a drill
NOT the time to give up
NOT a time for excuses
NOT the flu
This is a time for pulling out all the stops

Unfortunately, Vodka Cannot Be Used as a Disinfectant - Titos
  • Tito's Vodka, based in Texas, Responds on Twitter that NO, their vodka is not a sufficient disinfectant against COVID-19
  • "I made some hand sanitizer out your vodka," one Twitter user wrote. "The hand sanitizer doesn't taste bad either. Cheers to Tito's vodka. Keeping me germ-free and feeling good at the same time."
  • The brand replied " "Per the CDC, hand sanitizer needs to contain at least 60% alcohol, Tito's Handmade Vodka is deliciously only 40% alcohol, and therefore does not meet the current recommendation of the CDC."
  • Despite the company's Tweet, more than a dozen Titos Vodka Sanitizer recipes are currently circulating online.

Coronavirus Outbreak Leads to Bump in Ding Dongs
  • Alongside those coronavirus prep bags being filled by shoppers with bleach and hand sanitizer may be boxes of long shelf life Twinkies and Ding Dongs.
  • "We are seeing that," Hostess Brands CEO Andy Callahan said when asked if he is seeing a bump in business as people stock up, should they be trapped at home due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • "We are benefiting likely in the short-term due to traffic. That's the great thing about Hostess...We are there to comfort things. So we are seeing a slight uptick in traffic. It's too early to tell, a lot of our point of sale data lags."
  • The average Twinkie and Ding Dong package sold today has an expiration date of 2024.

Hundreds of Concerts & Events Go Offline
  • Dozens of Tradeshows, Concerts and Events have been canceled due to Coronavirus fears
  • In the US, more than 41,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the cancellation of South By Southwest, the 10-day tech and music concert that normally draws 400,000 visitors to Austin, Texas
  • HIMSS canceled the 2020 Global Heath Conference were Donald Trump was scheduled to speak. First cancelation in the event's 58-year history.
  • American Bar association canceled its National Conference on White Collar Crime, prompting Bernie Madoff to Tweet "#all, I have a bridge to sell you." [note: not sure the Tweet really happened].
  • Natural Products Expo canceled in Anaheim, CA
  • 32nd Annual Arnold Schwarzenegger Annual Sports Festival in Columbus OH will be held for athletes, but no spectators or fans will be allowed, prompting hundreds of people to Tweet "I'll be back."
Don't Be a Tool
  • New Zealand resident who had a fever and was exhibiting symptoms attended a live Tool concert on February 28th
  • Packed Rock Concert was packed with thousands of other people, and health authorities are using security cameras to identify who he may have come into contact with.
  • "He was in the general admission standing area in the front left-hand Quadrant" Ministry of Health Director General Dr Ashley Bloomfield said in a news conference. "Also stood in line for refreshments and used the restroom."
  • The ministry is advising anyone attending the conference to be aware of any flu-like symptoms over the next two weeks.

New Case in Small Village in Slovakia Demonstrates Spread
  • Man in his 40s in Slovakia confirmed with COVID-19 yesterday
  • No international travel, son who does not live with him had traveled to Venice, Italy in January (returned February 5th)
  • 2 Additional suspected cases in Slovakia also have no known exposure to international travel

China's Economy Losing $20 Billion Per Day
  • Migrant workers and contractors worst impacted, could lose a combined $115 Billion by April 2020
  • Total economic loses in China mount, could exceed $1 Trillion in lost income across all Chinese households according to the International Monetary Fund
  • Bank of China has made $200 Billion available for Chinese small-businesses
  • Bank of China has also purchased over $100 Billion in Chinese stocks and bonds, Chinese Stock Market has gained 9% so far in March.
  • Global Stocks have lost more than $8.9 Trillion in total market cap since February 1st
  • In the US, 10 Year Treasure Bills hit an all-time low of 0.739%, could be headed toward 0% Yield [recall that the US represents about 90% of positive yield on government debt globally]

Trans Activism Will End Your Parental Rights | Abigail Shrier | Ep 110

There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it is incredibly dangerous. Just ask Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier. Her book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — just like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, Shrier argues it could end your parental rights for good. She is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy number one to the activists. Recently, the American Booksellers Association even called sending her book to others "a serious, violent incident." Abigail joins Glenn to lay out just how slippery this slope has proven to be and what we — conservatives and liberals — must do to protect our children.


DEADLY Negligence: Exposing the REAL Origins & Coverup of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Who were the people and groups involved with coronavirus research, and what really went down before and after the pandemic began? On "Glenn TV" this week, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to outline a tale of negligence and then, coverup. The elites of the world - the people calling themselves experts - trusted the Chinese Communist Party with one of the most dangerous weapons we can imagine on this planet--a virus.

Glenn reveals who was involved in a definitive timeline, and argues: If proof of a lab leak does come out, the worlds needs to know EVERYONE that was involved. We must expose the coverup and attempt to control the narrative of the pandemic origins. Everyone from Big Tech, the media, the Chinese and even our own government have been involved. What lies behind the coverup could reveal the dirty secret that, in order to cut corners, the academic elites and government entrusted Communist China with a civilization-killing virus.

Watch the full episode below:

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WATCH: Glenn shares a little bit of history in CPAC speech

Glenn cut his vacation short to share a little bit of history with the crowds at CPAC Saturday. Check out this clip to watch the speech in its entirety.


Are electric vehicles REALLY the best solution? Here are the FACTS

Electric vehicles are the wave of the future. They are so much better for the environment. At least that's what we have been told, but is this correct?

On his TV special, Glenn Beck explained how electric vehicles (EVs) might not actually be the environmental solution we've been led to believe. In fact, they may not be a solution at all.

Glenn shared a recent article from LiveScience that reported:

A 2014 study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looked at the entire life cycle of an EV's emissions, from mining the metals required for the batteries to producing the electricity needed to power them, and then compared this with the average emissions of a gas-powered vehicle. The team found that when electric vehicles are charged with coal-powered electricity, they're actually worse for the environment than conventional gasoline cars.

He next shared an article from The Greenage, which stated:

The Union of Concerned Scientists has calculated that manufacturing a mid-sized EV with an 84-mile range results in about 15 percent more emissions than manufacturing an equivalent gasoline vehicle. For larger, longer-range EVs that travel more than 250 miles per charge, the manufacturing emissions can be as much as 68 percent higher.

Noting how electric vehicles and other fossil-fuel alternatives require the use of mined minerals like lithium, cobalt, zinc, copper, and nickel, among others, Glenn quoted an International Energy Agency report that warned reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement "would mean a quadrupling of mineral requirements for clean energy technologies by 2040. An even faster transition, to hit net-zero globally by 2050, would require six times more mineral inputs in 2040 than today."

"Can [you] predict which country is the world leader in processing the minerals needed for these batteries? Right, China," Glenn stated. "The average EV requires over 200 kilograms of minerals. The average gas vehicle requires 40 kilograms of minerals, mostly copper. A single EV has 22 pounds of lithium in it ... yet another way that the green reset of American energy is putting us all at the mercy of Communist China."

"Oh, and remember during the Obama administration when the world was gonna end' over fracking?" Glenn asked. "Well, the Institute for Energy Research now says, and I quote, 'Mining and processing of lithium, however, turns out to be far more environmentally harmful than what turned out to be the unfounded issues with fracking.'"

Watch the video clip from Wednesday night's episode of "Glenn TV" below for more details:

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