Judge: Philly jails must provide more access to hygiene products

A federal judge has approved a consent order requiring better access to soap, face masks and cleaning supplies to settle a portion of a lawsuit brought against Philadelphia seeking better coronavirus protections and improvements of other conditions for prisoners in the city's jails.

Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retracted

Thursday’s retraction in the journal Lancet involved a May 22 report on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating malaria but whose safety and effectiveness for COVID-19 are unknown.

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

The plan, once approved, would have 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams going to Disney, and the cutoff being that teams must be within six games of a playoff spot at this point. Playoffs would start in August, and the NBA Finals will likely stretch into October, the person said.