Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

US coronavirus cases surge tenfold in a week to 50,000; global infections top 400,000

[ad_1] COVID-19 cases surpassed 400,000 worldwide on Tuesday, while U.S. cases topped 50,000 as the virus spreads more rapidly across the world. The total number of global cases now stands at 407,485 as of 1:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The virus emerged in …

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‘Troubling and astronomical’ coronavirus cases increase urgency for hospital beds, New York Gov. Cuomo says

[ad_1] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces plans to convert the Jacob Javits Center on Manhattans West Side into a field hospital as Coronavirus cases continue to rise on March 23, 2020 in New York. Bryan R. Smith | AFP | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a …

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Global coronavirus cases cross 350,000, death toll passes 15,000

[ad_1] Confirmed infections of the rapidly spreading coronavirus surpassed 350,000 worldwide on Monday and global deaths rose past 15,000, as COVID-19 spreads across Europe and North America. COVID-19 has now infected more than 350,536 people, according to Johns Hopkins University, and killed at least 15,328 people. More than 100,000 people …

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coronavirus survived in Princess Cruise cabins up to 17 days after passengers left

[ad_1] Officers in protective gear enter the cruise ship Diamond Princess, where 10 more people were tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, to transfer a patient to the hospital after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan February 7, 2020. Kim Kyung-Hoon | …

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Here are the states issuing orders and advisories to stay at home

[ad_1] Nearly empty of cars and pedestrians at 42nd street in Manhattan due to the pandemic COVID-19. Lev Radin | Pacific Press | LightRocket via Getty Images A growing list of states is telling residents to stay at home during the coronavirus crisis, as COVID-19 takes hold in the U.S. …

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Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating as cases eclipse 350,000, WHO says

[ad_1] World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters on March 2, 2020 in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic that’s spread to nearly every country in the world is picking up …

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Here’s everything the government has done to limit the economic impact

[ad_1] The federal government is racing to ease the pain facing the U.S. economy as the coronavirus pandemic makes its swift pivot from public health crisis to financial catastrophe. The damage from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new virus, is unlike anything in modern times. Economists have warned the …

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Fauci on coronavirus, US testing, pandemic preparedness

[ad_1] About Covid19 signs are seen at the Times Square in New York City, United States on March 20, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The battle against the coronavirus pandemic is like “the fog of war,” said renowned top American health official Anthony Fauci in an …

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WHO says health systems collapsing, ‘This isn’t just a bad flu season’

[ad_1] World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a press briefing on evolution of new coronavirus epidemic on January 29, 2020 in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned Friday against dismissing the coronavirus that’s swept across the globe as just a …

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US coronavirus cases surpass 10,000, doubling in two days

[ad_1] The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 10,000 on Thursday, doubling over two days as states ramp up testing and the coronavirus sweeps across the country. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday morning that the state confirmed 1,769 new cases in the last day, …

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