News notes from around the interweb:
- FDA rules limiting coronavirus testing seem like a very bad idea from a former FDA commissioner.
Since CDC and FDA haven’t authorized public health or hospital labs to run the tests, right now #CDC is the only place that can. So, screening has to be rationed. Our ability to detect secondary spread among people not directly tied to China travel is greatly limited.
— Scott Gottlieb, MD (@ScottGottliebMD) February 2, 2020
- The case against hotels working with online influencers
- Flying coronavirus class: Photos of American Diamond Princess passengers’ flight from hell
- Greyhound will no longer welcome border patrol searches of its buses without a warrant Greyhound had previously said they had no choice but to allow Customs and Border Protection searches, but the Department of Homeland Security concluded warrantless searches without the company’s consent violated the fourth amendment.
- Overnight at the Austin airport.
- Department of Homeland Security has banned use of Chinese-owned social networking site TikTok yet TSA posts videos there. Oops. After being called out on this TSA has instructed employees not to do this anymore.