Daniel Newhauser

Coronavirus

The Feds Just Denied This Chinese Company Approval to Sell N-95 Masks in the U.S.

California had hoped to buy $1 billion in personal protective gear from a Chinese company better known for electric cars and buses.
Daniel Newhauser
5.13.20
Coronavirus

Google's Coronavirus Test Sites May Be Scooping Up People's Sensitive Information

“We must not lurch toward the dystopian world of Aldous Huxley’s 'Brave New World' or George Orwell’s '1984'," said a California senator.
Daniel Newhauser
5.8.20
Coronavirus

The FDA Is Now Admitting It Let Fake Coronavirus Antibody Tests Into the U.S.

“We unfortunately see unscrupulous actors marketing fraudulent test kits and using the pandemic as an opportunity to take advantage of Americans’ anxiety,” the FDA said in a statement.
Daniel Newhauser
5.4.20
Coronavirus

Meet the Warren-Supporting Republican Who Could Be Put in Charge of Policing Coronavirus Bailout Funds

Sheila Bair, a lifelong Republican who backed Warren’s presidential run, has emerged as a top candidate to chair the new Congressional Oversight Commission watchdog group, created by the $2.2 trillion CARES Act.
Greg Walters
Daniel Newhauser
Liz Landers
4.29.20
Coronavirus

Federal Prison Staff Say the Government Is ‘Getting Hustled’ with Bogus Coronavirus Masks

“The quality is terrible,” said one federal prison staffer of the KN95 he received. “I don’t even know where they got ’em from.”
Keegan Hamilton
Daniel Newhauser
4.21.20
Coronavirus

Trump Blacklisted This Chinese Company. Now It’s Making Coronavirus Masks for U.S. Hospitals.

China’s BYD got special FDA approval to import respirators for medical use despite a history of problems in the U.S.
Daniel Newhauser
Keegan Hamilton
4.11.20
Coronavirus

Chinese Drug Traffickers Have a Brand-New Product: Knockoff N95 Masks for Coronavirus

“They're supplying them through the same exact supply chain, through the same exact marketing mechanisms, that they have with illicit drugs for a long time.”
Daniel Newhauser
Keegan Hamilton
4.3.20
Coronavirus

Gay Men Can Now Donate Blood More Easily

So can sex workers, drug users, and people with tattoos.
Daniel Newhauser
4.2.20

The Guy Who Helped Invent the N95 Mask Thinks He’s Found a Way to Clean and Reuse Them

“We should get the results in one or two days.”
Daniel Newhauser
4.1.20
Coronavirus

‘We’re Literally Just Spraying It With Alcohol’: How Doctors and Nurses Are Cleaning Their Masks

“Or wiping it with a Clorox wipe, which is not optimal.”
Alex Lubben
Daniel Newhauser
4.1.20
Coronavirus

China Is Making Tons of PPE Respirators Good Enough for Asia and Europe. But U.S. Hospitals Can't Buy Them.

Fear of lawsuits and red tape are keeping them out of the hands of American frontline medical workers.
Daniel Newhauser
3.27.20
Coronavirus

People Are Making DIY Face Masks With Hot Glue Guns in This Baltimore Warehouse

“It felt like I was in a third-world country fabricating protective equipment for Ebola. I mean, this is incredibly rudimentary equipment.”
Daniel Newhauser
3.25.20
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