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Apr 05, 2020

Apr 05, 2020
field hospital

US braces for tough COVID-19 week; deaths drop in parts of Europe

In another first, a tiger in New York tested positive, and death rates dropped in some of Europe's hot spots.

Apr 04, 2020

Apr 04, 2020
Older people wearing masks

US COVID-19 total tops 300,000; European nations eye longer lockdown

The CDC recommends face masks when it's hard to maintain physical distance, such as in grocery stores.

Apr 01, 2020

Apr 01, 2020
Empty Frankfurt airport

Rapid COVID-19 escalation pushes world past 900,000 cases

The world is witnessing nearly exponential growth, and deaths have more than doubled this past week.

Mar 29, 2020

Mar 29, 2020
Drive-through COVID-19 testing

Global COVID-19 cases top 700,000; Trump extends plan to slow virus

US social distancing steps will extend through April.

Mar 28, 2020

Mar 28, 2020
Navy hospital ship

Global COVID-19 total tops 600,000, US surpasses 120,000

US activity is surging in New York and several other states and cities.

Mar 26, 2020

Mar 26, 2020
Rows of oxygen tanks

Global COVID-19 cases spike — now more than a half million

Cases are accelerating in multiple hot spots, causing the global total to climb from 400,000 to 500,000 cases in only 2 days.

Mar 22, 2020

Mar 22, 2020
National Guard troops in New York

National Guard activated for 3 states as US COVID-19 cases pass 33,000

Guard troops will help efforts in New York, California, and Washington state.

Mar 21, 2020

Mar 21, 2020
Drive-through testing in New Jersey

Global COVID-19 total tops 300,000; FDA OKs rapid test

The FDA authorizes an emergency use authorization for the first point-of-care rapid test.

Mar 19, 2020

Mar 19, 2020
Italian ambulance

Italian COVID-19 deaths pass China's total; cases surge in Europe

Spain, like Italy, has plans to support its overwhelmed health system with medical students and other surge staff.

Mar 15, 2020

Mar 15, 2020
National Guard

US takes more big pandemic response steps; Europe COVID-19 cases soar

New York City cancels schools, the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, and Italy reports a large spike in cases.

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