Gioia Tauro in the Italian Calabria region has been announced as the transfer port for Syrian chemical agents. The containers with toxic substances will not touch Italian soil and will be put on the American CapeRay ship. The whole operation should take no more than 48 hours and will be carried out around the end of this month.
So far, it's been silence from The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and others.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
Social distancing and lockdowns appear to be working to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
The agency concludes that the possible benefits outweigh the risks.
"You cannot just decide you want to sell groceries," said Barbara Ferrer, the director of L.A. County Public Health.