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U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams begged Americans to stay home while warning that the situation is “going to get bad” in the coming days.
  • Mar 23, 2020
The growing coronavirus outbreak continued to upend life across the globe Tuesday, as the pandemic’s strongholds move away from China, where the virus was first recorded in December.
  • Mar 18, 2020
Daily life in the United States continues to grind to a halt as authorities scramble to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
  • Mar 16, 2020
Travelers returning from Europe stood in line for hours in crowded terminals after the Trump administration announced the health checks with little warning.
  • Mar 15, 2020
Spain announced a nationwide lockdown as France moved to close all nonessential businesses, including cafes, restaurants and movie theaters.
  • Mar 14, 2020
Concerns about the coronavirus pandemic rippled across the globe, as more events were canceled, more U.S. schools announced closures and government officials in Brazil, Australia and Florida said they had tested positive for the virus.
  • Mar 13, 2020
Sick people across the country say they have been denied testing, even when a doctor says they need it.
  • Mar 12, 2020
In countries around the world, strict measures are being prepped as the number of cases globally tops 110,000. But in China, where the outbreak emerged, officials are increasingly confident that they have contained the epidemic.
  • Mar 10, 2020
An oil price war sparked by the coronavirus sent shock waves through financial markets, with stocks tumbling around the world as more countries implemented measures to contain the outbreak and the United States’ tally of infections passed 600.
  • Mar 9, 2020
Almost 60,000 positions have been lost from local public health agencies since 2008
  • Mar 8, 2020