Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.
Bengals Have Informed Joe Burrow He’s Their Pick
‘Phase One’ of Reopening Kentucky Starts Next week
“Phase one” of Kentucky’s gradual reopening will begin Monday, April 27 with hospitals and healthcare service, Governor Andy Beshear announced.
Under this initial phase, the governor says hospitals can start doing the following services next week:
Non-urgent and emergent procedures
In-person office visits
Also, pre-anesthesia testing services can begin next week in order to prepare for the increase in surgeries that will come after they were delayed earlier in the month.
During Wednesday’s update, Gov. Beshear and Kentucky Department for Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack discussed a shift as well as an increase in testing capacity for Kentucky.
First Case Of Pets Catching Coronavirus
*Pets Test Positive -Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States.
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning to play golf match for COVID-19 relief
Shark Tank Star Caught Price Gauging Masks
N95 Masks – Shark Tank star Daymond John tried to sell N95 masks for a high price to desperate Florida officials trying to get the critical gear to front-line health care workers. John, the CEO of the Shark Group, offered to sell the 3M-made masks to the state at $7 a pop, more than three times the market rate.
Scientists Discover a New Snake & Name it After Harry Potter Salazar Slytherin
Trimeresurus Salazar or Salazar's pit viper is the second newly discovered pit viper from a survey in the forests of Arunachal Pradesh, which has been published in Zoosystematics and Evolution. It is named after Salazar Slytherin from J.K Rowling's popular Harry Potter universe. pic.twitter.com/KeJ6UfQf9m
— MyGov Arunachal Pradesh (@MyGovArunachal) April 23, 2020
The fictional world is colliding with the scientific one. A team of researchers from India, upon discovering a new species of green pit vipers, have decided to name the snake after the one and only Salazar Slytherin. Their findings were published this month in the journal Zoosystematics and Evolution.
For those not familiar with Harry Potter, a quick history lesson. In a nutshell, Salazar Slytherin was one of the founders of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry