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Max Armstrong's Daily Updates

MIDDAY Midwest Digest, March 30, 2020

Max Armstrong talks about the coronavirus, upcoming National Hog Farmer meeting and people losing health coverage.

Can sunlight kill the coronavirus? It's one of the stories circulating in the social media, but experts say the levels that are able to kill viruses are harmful to skin and should be avoided. The WHO agrees and is telling the public not to try to use UV light to kill the virus.

Michigan State University is looking to certify at least 300 of the school's 500 medical school students who will graduate this spring. They want to get them working now to treat patients.

As some are losing employment, they are also losing health coverage. Start looking at healthcare.gov. Special enrollment period being considered.

This is not major farm meeting season, but there are some events being held online. One sponsored by National Hog Farmer is this Thursday.

Mortgage rates fell last week for the first time in three weeks, averaging 3.5%.

Airlines have slashed ticket prices. But beware, travel industry executives report flights are being cancelled. And make sure you have place to go once you reach destination.

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