Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

Can coronavirus hurt the American food supply chain?

[ad_1] The World Health Organization on March 11 declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Within a week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that Americans keep a 14 day supply of food and other essentials. Alarmed consumers rushed to supermarkets hoarding groceries and cleaning products, leaving some stores trying …

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Early data show some drugs ‘may have an impact’ on coronavirus but more research needed

[ad_1] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images World Health Organization officials said early research shows that some drugs “may have …

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Global cases continue to climb

[ad_1] This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 782,300 Global deaths: At least 37,582 Top 5 countries: United States (161,807), Italy (101,739), Spain (87,956), China (82,198), and Germany (66,885) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:42 a.m. Beijing …

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WHO officials enroll first patients from Norway and Spain in ‘historic’ coronavirus drug trial

[ad_1] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images The first patients in a “historic” drug trial to test treatments for the …

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China’s Xi Jinping calls for global policy coordination

[ad_1] A medical worker takes a temperature reading as people seeking treatment wait in a queue to be screened at a fever clinic at the Huanggang Zhongxin Hospital in Huanggang, China’s central Hubei province on March 27, 2020. Noel Celis | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. …

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US now has more coronavirus cases than either China or Italy

[ad_1] The United States now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than Italy and China, making it the country with the largest outbreak in the world. The total number of cases in the U.S. reached 82,404 Thursday evening, eclipsing China’s 81,782 cases and Italy’s 80,589, according to data compiled by Johns …

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US deaths soar past 1,000, Spain deaths spike

[ad_1] People line up outside Elmhurst Hospital to get tested due to coronavirus outbreak on March 24, 2020 in Queens, New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 416,686. Global deaths: At least 18,589. Top six …

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Trump is doing ‘all he can’

[ad_1] The World Health Organization praised the Trump administration’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, which has spread to all 50 states and infected at least 55,568 U.S. citizens. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus singled out President Donald Trump, whom he said he spoke with Tuesday, for doing a “great job” …

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New York hospitals battle outbreak

[ad_1] People line up to get a test at Elmhurst Hospital due to coronavirus outbreak on March 24, 2020 in Queens, New York, United States. There are now more than 35,000 cases of COVID-19 in the United States as governments scramble to contain the spread. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez | Getty …

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