COVID: CDC Says Second Wave May Be “More Difficult”

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) App users, tap here to watch video.WASHINGTON – COVID-19 might give new meaning to the phrase: “home for the holidays.”Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tells the Washington Post, a second wave of the Coronavirus, later this year, could be “more difficult” than the current strand.Last week President Trump unveiled suggested benchmarks for states to start easing social distancing measures, but Redfield called for state officials to continue promoting social distancing and to increase contact tracing and testing. More than 45,000 people in the United States have died from the Coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University.last_img read more

MLB hot stove: Blue Jays sign SS Freddy Galvis to 1-year deal

first_imgSource: Freddy Galvis’ deal with Toronto is for one-year, $4M, with $5.5M option for 2020. There is a $1M buyout on the option, so he’s guaranteed $5M in the deal. Galvis has already passed his physical. Deal also includes awards bonuses. @ShiDavidi was first with the deal.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) January 29, 2019Galvis is coming off of a year in which he hit .248 with 13 home runs and 67 RBIs for the Padres. MLB hot stove: Padres have eye on Mike Moustakas if they can’t land Manny Machado, report says OFFICIAL: We’ve signed INF Freddy Galvis to a 1-year contract with a club option for 2020.To make room on our 40-man roster, RHP Danny Barnes has been designated for assignment. pic.twitter.com/MqPXgy2Bug— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) January 29, 2019The first year of the deal is $4 million, but there is also an option for a second at $5.5 million, according to MLB.com. He is guaranteed $5 million in his contract. The Blue Jays have signed shortstop Freddy Galvis to a one-year deal, Toronto announced Tuesday. Toronto does have Bo Bichette waiting in the wings to take over the spot this season, but he is coming off of a year in which he took a bit of a step back at Double-A batting .286 with 11 home runs and 74 RBIs.While it might not seem like a bad year, he was much better across two levels the year before batting .362 with a .423 on-base percentage between low-A Lansing and high-A Dunedin. MLB hot stove: Rangers agree to 1-year contract with Shawn Kelley, report says The Blue Jays traded shortstop Aledmys Diaz to the Astros earlier this offseason and released Troy Tulowitzki as well, which left a gap at the position going into this year. Related Newslast_img read more