Canada and the U.S. are working together on an agreement to suspend non-essential travel between the two countries while sparing trade, President Donald Trump said
An increasing number of athletes, experts and ordinary people in Japan are convinced that the Games cannot be held. But the Japanese organizers and the International Olympic Committee have steadfastly maintained that the show will go on
In the statement, Newsom said the troops should be prepared to perform humanitarian missions such as food distribution and supply.
Some businesses and industries expect to grow in the COVID-19 pandemic. Expect to see help wanted ads for home-delivery services, grocery stores and some jobs in transportation.
The centers are urging people to make appointments to donate after the typical venues for drives -- schools, colleges, workplaces and houses of worship -- have broadly shut down. About 4,000 blood drives scheduled for March, April and May have been canceled, reducing projected supply by 130,000 donations.
Uber and Lyft have both stated that they would suspend ridesharing to help "flatten the curve," or prevent further spread of COVID-19. Uber is suspending the Uber Pool service here in the United States as well as Canada, London, and Paris.
The Trump administration on Tuesday announced expanded telehealth benefits for Medicare users, giving the country's older population access to medical care without having to leave their homes during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Senior citizens are one of the most at-risk groups to have fatal health complications from COVID-19, the other being people with underlying health problems
-- President Trump announced he and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are working on a "big" and "bold" legislative package to address the coronavirus crisis. Mnuchin said the goal would be to get checks to Americans in two weeks to help workers cope with the economic effects of the crisis.
The revised legislation would still provide many workers with up to two weeks of paid sick leave if they are being tested or treated for coronavirus or have been diagnosed with it. Under the revised bill, however, those payments would be capped at $511 a day.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday called for the cancellation of in-person events of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Public attitudes about the coronavirus response are split along partisan lines in a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
But shortly after taking effect, the measures designed to prevent new infections in the United States created the exact conditions that facilitate the spread of the highly contagious virus, with throngs of people standing shoulder to shoulder in bottlenecks.