Donald Trump’s advisors emphasise need to open business to stem ‘permanent economic damage’ as presidential election draws closer
Some of President Donald Trump’s top economic advisers emphasised on Sunday the importance of states getting more businesses and offices open even as the pandemic makes its way to the White House complex, forcing three members of the administration’s coronavirus task force into self-quarantine
'Response to coronavirus crisis has been anemic, spotty': Barack Obama slams Donald Trump's handling of pandemic in leaked call
Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as chaotic in a conference call with former members of his administration
New York state lawyers appeal for 23 June Presidential primary to continue without voters, poll workers in view of COVID-19 outbreak
An appeals court should let a 23 June primary election in New York state proceed without voters and poll workers being forced to risk exposure to the coronavirus to vote for a Democratic candidate for president when the race is essentially over, lawyers for the state said
Coronavirus pandemic proves deadlier for US than Vietnam War as toll reaches 59,266; Florida mulls relaxation of lockdown
The US coronavirus death toll reached a grim milestone on Tuesday, surpassing the number of American lives lost in the Vietnam War
Coronavirus Outbreak: New York City officials say metropolis may run out of COVID-19 test swabs, urge doctors to only test gravely ill patients
New York City is urging medical providers to continue testing only patients who are gravely ill, the city health department said in a memo to health care providers
'This is our Pearl Harbor': US facing hardest week of fight against coronavirus, says Surgeon-General Jerome Adams
New York, the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak, reported on Sunday that for the first time in a week, deaths had fallen slightly from the day before. But there were still nearly 600 new fatalities and more than 7,300 new cases in the state.
New York, epicentre of COVID-19 in US with over 1,13,700 positive cases, gets 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon
New York secured a planeload of ventilators from China, and Oregon was sending a shipment of its own to battle the coronavirus pandemic at its US core
‘There will be death’: Donald Trump warns toughest weeks to come as US coronavirus toll climbs to 8,100
Donald Trump warned that the country could be headed into its toughest weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but also expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines
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Strict restrictions, stay-at-home orders and shutdowns are slowing down spread of coronavirus, finds new data
At least 248 million Americans in at least 29 states have been told to stay at home. It had seemed nearly impossible for public health officials to know how effective this measure and others have been in slowing the coronavirus. But the new data offers evidence, in real time, that tight social-distancing restrictions may be working, potentially reducing hospital overcrowding and lowering death rates, experts said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: New York shows slow signs of disease spread, says Governor Andrew Cuomo; health crisis deepens in New Orleans
New Orleans, where large crowds celebrated Mardi Gras a month ago, was on track to become the next US epicenter