Just the facts: China Corona virus

By:  Diane Benjamin Skip the media hysteria and get Illinois information directly from the the Department of Public Health:    https://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus The page is updated daily, this is from yesterday.  Note the death rate is less than 1%. The site has an interactive map showing cases by County, most of Illinois has few or no […]

Normal: Emergency Meeting Monday

By:  Diane Benjamin Documentation for the 5:00 pm meeting:  http://normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3586 This meeting is not to address this: Illinois State University is closed and Normal’s pension funding percentages have crashed, that is a real emergency.  Stopping non-essential spending to get ahead of the more than likely severe revenue decrease isn’t an emergency being considered. Protecting City […]

Corona was already here, you just didn’t know it.

By:  Diane Benjamin I don’t want you to miss the comment made to this story:  https://blnnews.com/2020/03/15/a-real-emergency-will-kill-you/ It says everything I’ve been trying to tell you:   Everyone needs to relax. This virus has been here for some time, and I wouldn’t be surprised if the actual number of cases is 10 times what has been […]