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Webmaster Comments 20.04.06

April 6, 2020

The onslaught of news related to the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and the following articles are of interest to Retiree News readers. 

Coronavirus appears to pose a particular threat to men. Middle-aged and older men, and those with underlying health conditions that affect the immune system, are being especially badly hit by the virus. And while scientists can’t say for certain why the current pandemic is discriminating by sex, it isn’t a total surprise. Learn more

Governor David Y. Ige and Hawai‘i Department of Health provide additional guidance on face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn more

Hawai‘i National Guard to assist at multiple airports. Hawai‘i National Guard (HING) Soldiers and Airmen will be supporting the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) with the medical screening of incoming and departing passengers as well as airline crew at five Hawai‘i airports. Starting Monday, April 6, 2020 the HING will be supporting Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and Hilo International Airport. Support for Kahului Airport, Līhu‘e Airport, and the Ellison Onizuka International Airport at Keahole will be starting soon. Continue reading

Reminder: Miles Moriyama is still looking for volunteers to support a food distribution project. See the earlier Retiree News post.

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