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COVID-19 Chronicle

July 10, 2020

BioNTech says its Covid-19 vaccine will be ready by end of 2020, but global immunity may take a decade

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

July 10, 2020
July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020
July 8, 2020

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools, slams CDC reopening guidelines as too tough and expensive

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration for possibly forcing international students to leave

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

July 8, 2020
July 6, 2020

U.S. regulator greenlights Becton Dickinson’s rapid antigen test for coronavirus

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Harvard University announces all classes will be online for the 2020-2021 school year

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

July 6, 2020
July 5, 2020
July 4, 2020

WHO halts trial of HIV drugs as possible treatment for patients hospitalized with coronavirus

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

July 3, 2020

Coronavirus updates: Surgeon General cautions that ‘deaths lag at least two weeks’ as cases rise in 40 states; 31 MLB players test positive

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

More than half of people with Covid-19 don’t know how they got it — here’s what that means for you

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

July 3, 2020
July 2, 2020

US immigration agency braces for mass furloughs in August as pandemic pauses services

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

July 1, 2020

WHO warns some countries may have to reinstate lockdowns as coronavirus pandemic accelerates

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

July 1, 2020
June 30, 2020

The coronavirus is expected to have cost 400 million jobs in the second quarter, UN labor agency estimates

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. coronavirus outbreak is ‘going to be very disturbing,’ could top 100,000 new cases a day

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 30, 2020
June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020
June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020
June 27, 2020

Higher restaurant spending could be linked to COVID-19 cases, study finds

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 26, 2020

Coronavirus cases grow in more than 30 states as the U.S. sets a record for average daily cases

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 25, 2020

Another 1.5 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week as pandemic continues to hit economy

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 24, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: NYC Marathon canceled as more states see rising case totals

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 24, 2020
June 23, 2020

US has performed nearly 22 million tests for Covid-19, administration official says

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 23, 2020
June 22, 2020

Trump to Sign Order Suspending Many Foreign Work Visas, Officials Say

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 22, 2020
June 21, 2020

CDC will make an updated recommendation on masks “soon,” senior agency official says

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Democrats, public health experts decry Trump for saying he asked officials to slow down coronavirus testing

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 21, 2020
June 20, 2020

NIH halts clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine after finding no benefit to coronavirus patients

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 20, 2020
June 19, 2020

WHO says coronavirus enters ‘new and dangerous phase’ as daily cases hit record high

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Cruise lines voluntarily suspend all trips out of U.S. ports until Sept. 15, trade group says

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 19, 2020
June 18, 2020

Another 1 million jobless claims show Congress may need to extend extra benefits set to expire

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients may have weaker immune responses to infection, new study finds

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 18, 2020

Human trials expected to start next month for Covid-19 treatment derived from cows’ blood

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 17, 2020
June 16, 2020

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases top 8 million, U.S. cases over 2.1 million

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Recalled to work? You can still collect unemployment benefits — and that extra $600 a week

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 16, 2020
June 15, 2020

Trump administration wants to replace $600 unemployment benefit with back-to-work bonus

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

As control measures lift, pandemic continues to grow. Here are the global hot spots.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 15, 2020
June 14, 2020

CDC warns U.S. may reimplement strict coronavirus measures if cases go up ‘dramatically’

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 13, 2020

CDC predicts 130,000 US coronavirus deaths by July 4, with more new cases as states reopen

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 13, 2020
June 12, 2020

New coronavirus spread isn’t the feared ‘second wave’ – it’s still the first, researchers say

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 11, 2020

Human Trials for First Coronavirus Prevention and Treatment Drug Begins

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Total U.S. debt surges to $55.9 trillion amid big increases in corporate and government borrowing

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 11, 2020
June 10, 2020

FDA authorizes first Covid-19 test that also looks for mutations

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 10, 2020
June 9, 2020

HHS announces new funding for health care providers following criticism over delays

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

25,000 stores are predicted to close in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic accelerates industry upheaval

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 9, 2020
June 8, 2020

Pentagon removes coronavirus-related travel restrictions on 5 countries and 39 US states

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

CDC wants states to count ‘probable’ coronavirus cases and deaths, but most aren’t doing it

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 8, 2020
June 7, 2020
June 6, 2020

WHO issues new guidance on face masks, advising people wear them in places where social distancing is difficult or if you’re over 60 years old

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Senate proposal could provide as much as $10,000 per month to American families to weather coronavirus pandemic

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 6, 2020
June 5, 2020

U.S. scraps plans to ban Chinese airlines after Beijing permits foreign carriers, will limit flights to two a week

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Trump signs PPP reform bill loosening restrictions on small business loan recipients

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 5, 2020
June 4, 2020

The number of confirmed cases is growing faster than ever as new hot spots emerge around the world

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

The biggest challenge for a coronavirus vaccine could be getting countries to share

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 4, 2020
June 3, 2020

More than 600 nurses worldwide have died from coronavirus, group says

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

That $600 unemployment benefit is likely going away. New plan would pay Americans a ‘bonus’ to return to work

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 3, 2020
June 2, 2020

Brazil could reach 1 million cases of Covid-19 in a few weeks, study projects

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

A new Republican bill would give people a $1,200 hiring bonus for going back to work after coronavirus lockdowns

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

June 2, 2020
June 1, 2020

US jobs market shows early signs of coronavirus recovery, Goldman says

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

June 1, 2020
May 31, 2020

New York governor signs bill that provides death benefits to families of frontline workers

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

May 31, 2020
May 30, 2020

NASA and other innovators work to redesign ventilators for Covid-19 patients

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

New York governor signs bill that provides death benefits to families of frontline workers

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

May 30, 2020
May 29, 2020

Trump announces end of US relationship with World Health Organization

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 28, 2020

Britain to begin lifting lockdown Monday under strict conditions

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 28, 2020
May 27, 2020

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 26, 2020

Hospital staff with mild coronavirus cases developed antibodies, study finds

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 25, 2020
May 24, 2020

Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

White House bars entry of non-US citizens traveling from Brazil, citing coronavirus concerns

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

May 24, 2020
May 23, 2020

New York coronavirus fatalities fall to lowest level since March

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 23, 2020
May 22, 2020

TSA prepared for summer travelers with updated security procedures

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Large study finds drug Trump touted for Covid-19 is linked to greater risk of death and heart arrhythmia

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

May 22, 2020
May 21, 2020

As Global Economy Fears the Upcoming Recession, Travel Is Already in a Depression

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 20, 2020

All states are partially reopen leaving Americans to weigh the risk of venturing out again

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 19, 2020

Coronavirus particles spread by talking can remain in the air for up to 14 minutes, NIH researchers find

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

US-Canada border will remain closed to nonessential travel for at least another month

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

May 19, 2020
May 18, 2020

China’s Xi backs WHO-led review of covid-19 outbreak, proposes aid for developing world

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

Moderna reports positive data on early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial, shares surge

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2020/05/12/2020-2021-federal-student-loan-rates-drop-to-record-lows/#3df3095a13a4

May 18, 2020
May 17, 2020

The FDA just gave the green light to a new kit that allows you to swab for coronavirus at home

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 16, 2020

Trump may restore some WHO funding after widespread criticism but no final decision made yet

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 16, 2020
May 15, 2020

House to vote on $3 trillion Covid aid package and historic rules change to allow remote voting

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 15, 2020
May 14, 2020
May 13, 2020

Amazon extends hourly wage increase for warehouse workers through May 16th

https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/24/21234936/amazon-wage-increase-warehouse-worker-coronavirus-covid

May 12, 2020

US grocery costs jump the most in 46 years, led by rising prices for meat and eggs

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/12/us-grocery-costs-jump-the-most-in-46-years-led-by-rising-prices-for-meat-and-eggs.html

May 12, 2020
May 11, 2020

NYC won’t reopen before June ‘unless something miraculous happens,’ de Blasio says

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nyc-wont-reopen-before-june-unless-something-miraculous-happens-de-blasio-says

May 11, 2020
May 10, 2020

UK’s Boris Johnson issues new guidelines on beating coronavirus, reopening country

https://www.foxnews.com/world/uks-boris-johnson-issues-new-guidelines-on-beating-coronavirus-reopening-country

‘Back to where we started’ — New York coronavirus hospitalizations fall to March levels, Cuomo says

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/10/new-york-coronavirus-hospitalizations-fall-to-march-levels-cuomo-says.html

May 10, 2020
May 9, 2020

Trump says US will purchase $3 billion of dairy, meat and produce as farmers struggle amid pandemic

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/09/trump-says-us-will-purchase-3-billion-of-dairy-meat-and-produce-as-farmers-struggle-amid-pandemic.html

May 8, 2020

California’s reopening starts today. Here’s what’s open now.

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/us-coronavirus-update-05-08-20/h_76d5fc219710df14b9b35c7968ca98e9

20m Americans lost their jobs in April in worst month since Great Depression

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/may/08/april-jobs-report-us-unemployment-rate

May 8, 2020
May 7, 2020

Any Georgia resident who wants COVID-19 test, screening can get one, officials say

https://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/coronavirus/article242577316.html

May 7, 2020
May 6, 2020

Trump says coronavirus task force will continue ‘indefinitely,’ shift focus to reopening and vaccines

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-says-coronavirus-task-force-will-continue-indefinitely-shift-focus-to-reopening-and-vaccines

None of the states reopening have fully met White House guidelines, researcher says

https://fox4kc.com/news/none-of-the-states-reopening-have-fully-met-white-house-guidelines-researcher-says/

May 6, 2020
May 5, 2020

A MUTANT CORONAVIRUS HAS EMERGED, EVEN MORE CONTAGIOUS THAN THE ORIGINAL, STUDY SAYS

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/covid-19/mutant-coronavirus-has-emerged-even-more-contagious-original-study-says

NYC Subways Being Shut Down for First Time in History Tuesday Night

https://popculture.com/trending/news/nyc-subways-being-shut-down-first-time-in-history-tonight/

May 5, 2020
May 4, 2020
May 4, 2020
May 3, 2020

Gilead CEO says remdesivir available to coronavirus patients this week: ‘We’ve donated the entire supply’

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/03/gilead-ceo-says-remdesivir-available-to-coronavirus-patients-this-week-weve-donated-the-entire-supply.html

Thousands of healthcare workers are laid off or furloughed as coronavirus spreads

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-02/coronavirus-california-healthcare-workers-layoffs-furloughs

May 3, 2020
May 2, 2020

Reagan National Airport to temporarily close a terminal. No more Gate 35X, for now.

https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2020/04/30/reagan-national-airport-to-temporarily-close-a.html

Thousands of healthcare workers are laid off or furloughed as coronavirus spreads

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-02/coronavirus-california-healthcare-workers-layoffs-furloughs

May 2, 2020
May 1, 2020

FDA authorizes use of Gilead Sciences’ remdesivir for patients severely ill with covid-19

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/05/01/fda-authorizes-use-gilead-sciences-remdesivir-severely-ill-patients-with-covid-19/

Reeves holds off on reopening businesses after Mississippi sees spike in COVID-19 cases

https://www.sunherald.com/news/coronavirus/article242439421.html

May 1, 2020
April 30, 2020

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/los-angeles-county-offering-free-coronavirus-testing-to-all-residents-mayor-says

April 30, 2020
April 29, 2020

President Trump Says He Will Not Extend Federal Social Distancing Guidelines

https://time.com/5829434/trump-federal-social-distancing/

April 29, 2020

New York needs federal loan to pay state unemployment benefitsa

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/27/politics/new-york-unemployment-benefits-andrew-cuomo/index.html

April 27, 2020
April 26, 2020

White House economic advisor Kevin Hassett says unemployment rate will approach Great Depression

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/26/coronavirus-hassett-says-unemployment-will-approach-great-depression.html

April 26, 2020
April 25, 2020

No evidence that people who had coronavirus are immune from second infection, WHO warns

https://www.kron4.com/health/coronavirus/no-evidence-that-people-who-had-coronavirus-are-immune-from-second-infection-who-warns/

Boris Johnson ‘will return to work on Monday’ as a part-time PM

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8255183/Boris-Johnson-return-work-Monday-time-PM.html

April 25, 2020
April 24, 2020

Georgia business owners are conflicted as the state reopens hair salons, gyms and bowling alleys

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/24/us/georgia-coronavirus-reopening-businesses-friday/index.html

Trump says he may extend coronavirus social distancing guidelines to early summer

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/23/coronavirus-trump-may-extend-social-distancing-guidelines-to-early-summer.html

April 24, 2020
April 23, 2020

First COVID-19 patients in NJ to get experimental plasma treatments now recovering from virus

https://video.foxnews.com/v/6151556943001#sp=show-clips

Another 4.4 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/23/economy/unemployment-benefits-coronavirus/index.html

April 23, 2020
April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine at least a year away: WHO expert

https://nypost.com/2020/03/23/coronavirus-vaccine-at-least-a-year-away-who-expert/

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced Monday that he’ll allow the stay-at-home order to expire on Sunday.

https://www.outtherecolorado.com/11-things-to-know-about-colorados-stay-at-home-order-expiration/

April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020

US records lowest coronavirus-related deaths in 2 weeks

https://www.foxnews.com/health/us-records-lowest-coronavirus-related-deaths-in-2-weeks

Trump claims he will temporarily suspend immigration into US due to coronavirus fears

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/20/politics/donald-trump-immigration-halt-coronavirus/index.html

April 21, 2020
April 20, 2020

Georgia’s governor says some shuttered businesses can reopen Friday

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/20/georgias-governor-says-some-shuttered-businesses-can-reopen-friday.html

SC Gov. McMaster allows some stores to reopen 2 weeks after closing due to COVID-19

https://www.thestate.com/news/coronavirus/article242132891.html

April 20, 2020
April 20, 2020

U.S. crude oil futures for May plummet to minus $37 — lowest price in history

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/markets/oil-prices-tumble-lowest-level-1980s-n1187716

April 20, 2020
April 19, 2020

New York state epidemic ‘on the descent’: governor

https://www.france24.com/en/20200419-new-york-state-epidemic-on-the-descent-governor

As coronavirus restrictions drag on, Americans shift online spending from stockpiling to entertainment

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/19/coronavirus-what-americans-are-buying-online-while-in-quarantine.html

April 19, 2020
April 18, 2020

Contamination at CDC lab was likely cause of critical early delays in rolling out coronavirus testing

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/18/politics/cdc-coronavirus-testing-contamination/index.html

Walmart will require all associates to wear masks or other face coverings at work

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/18/coronavirus-walmart-to-require-associates-to-wear-masks-at-work.html

April 18, 2020
April 17, 2020

Florida beaches will start reopening THIS EVENING: Jacksonville becomes first county to start easing restrictions

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8229933/Beaches-Florida-start-reopening-EVENING.html

Texas governor loosens restrictions in first step to reopen state

https://www.wbrz.com/news/texas-governor-loosens-restrictions-in-first-step-to-reopen-state/

April 17, 2020
April 16, 2020

California Gov. Newsom is making large grocery, food delivery, and farming companies provide 2 weeks of COVID-19 sick pay

https://www.businessinsider.com/california-mandates-2-weeks-sick-leave-for-food-industry-workers-2020-4

Amazon may test all employees for coronavirus, CEO Jeff Bezos reveals

https://www.foxnews.com/tech/amazon-coronavirus-test-employees-jeff-bezos

April 16, 2020
April 15, 2020
April 14, 2020

France orders Amazon to only ship essential goods within 24 hours or face penalty of 1 million euros per day

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/14/france-orders-amazon-to-only-ship-essential-goods.html

Coronavirus vaccine: Pharma giants GSK and Sanofi team up to find COVID-19 solution

https://www.euronews.com/2020/04/14/coronavirus-vaccine-pharma-giants-gsk-and-sanofi-team-up-to-find-covid-19-solution

April 14, 2020
April 13, 2020

These six Northeast states will work together on a reopening plan

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-13-20/h_0255df7acae72a9733285c1a1411aa41

Blood filtration systems receive emergency FDA authorization to treat coronavirus patients

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-13-20/h_0b08daa74b9a70124020063063e0a238

April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020

US coronavirus hot spots “appear to be leveling off,” Surgeon General tweets

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-13-20/h_d6408145a0a5b5603cef06181e291358

April 13, 2020
April 12, 2020

AMC theaters in talks to hire bankruptcy law firm Weil Gotshal amid coronavirus shutdown

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/amc-theaters-in-talks-to-hire-bankruptcy-law-firm-weil-gotshal-amid-coronavirus-shutdown-2020-04-11

April 11, 2020
April 11, 2020

For the first time in US history, every state is under a disaster declaration simultaneously

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-11-20/h_a72269d9659294b60f09c1eb6acec702

April 11, 2020

In rare cooperation, Google and Apple will team up to track spread of coronavirus with smartphone tech

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/apple-google-say-they-ll-work-together-trace-spread-coronavirus-n1181301

April 10, 2020
April 9, 2020

US marks record for most new coronavirus deaths reported in a single day

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-09-20/h_07c21490a040a307e8a3689d3fa1ba26

80% of NYC’s coronavirus patients who are put on ventilators ultimately die, and some doctors are trying to stop using them

https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-ventilators-some-doctors-try-reduce-use-new-york-death-rate-2020-4

April 9, 2020
April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020
April 7, 2020

U.S. halts issuing passports due to virus concerns

https://www.ktvu.com/news/u-s-halts-issuing-passports-due-to-virus-concerns

Coronavirus deaths hit one-day highs in New York and New Jersey

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-04-07/coronavirus-national-states-pandemic

April 7, 2020
April 6, 2020

Trump approves Cuomo’s request to be able to treat Covid-19 patients inside hospital ship

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-06-20/h_7d1baa944e12776e2760c533d4b0491c

Pregnant women with coronavirus don’t experience more severe illness than the general population, unlike in SARS and flu cases, study finds

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-06-20/h_636a2b26186f0a25a39cc1e509cd389a

April 6, 2020
April 6, 2020
April 5, 2020
April 4, 2020

Holdout States Resist Calls for Stay-at-Home Orders: ‘What Are You Waiting For?’

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/03/us/coronavirus-states-without-stay-home.html

April 4, 2020
April 3, 2020
April 2, 2020
April 2, 2020
April 2, 2020

There are now more than 1 million coronavirus cases around the world

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-02-20-intl/h_83cc45a7a9b0c69a693c3cd04f209348

Amazon blocks sale of N95 masks to the public, begins offering supplies to hospitals

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/02/amazon-blocks-sale-of-n95-masks-to-public-begins-supplying-hospitals.html

April 2, 2020
April 1, 2020
April 1, 2020

New York hospital system says more than 400 employees have coronavirus

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-04-01-20-intl/h_5e7b83c7f32a0e3128f69c0892ec6bc7

Walmart to begin taking all employee temperatures including at stores, distribution centers

https://thehill.com/homenews/news/490340-walmart-to-begin-taking-all-employees-temperatures-including-stores

March 31, 2020
March 31, 2020

California unemployment climbs to 1.6 million people during pandemic

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-03-31-20/h_9b8b82a7c1168609dfc02e747bae4467

March 30, 2020

Florida governor to sign stay-at-home order for southern part of the state

https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-30-20-intl-hnk/index.html

March 30, 2020
March 29, 2020

Trump says coronavirus ‘peak in death rate’ likely in 2 weeks, extends social-distancing guidelines through April 30

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-coronavirus-briefing-death-rate-social-distancing

March 28, 2020

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/28/politics/trump-new-york-new-jersey-quarantine-coronavirus/index.html

Illinois reports first known COVID-19-related infant death in US

https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/490012-illinois-infant-dies-of-coronavirus

March 28, 2020
March 28, 2020

New York may fine people in parks and houses of worship to stem the outbreak.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/28/world/coronavirus-live-news-updates.html#link-3c041a52

March 28, 2020

Coronavirus strikes UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his health secretary and his chief medical adviser

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/27/uk/uk-boris-johnson-coronavirus-gbr-intl/index.html

March 27, 2020
March 26, 2020

A record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits as the coronavirus slams economy

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/26/unemployment-claims-coronavirus-3-million/

The U.S. reaches a grim milestone: More than 1,000 deaths linked to the virus.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/coronavirus-deaths-united-states-linked-covid-19-surpass-1-000-n1169206

March 26, 2020
March 25, 2020

Senate to vote Wednesday on $2 trillion coronavirus bill after landmark agreement with White House

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/25/trump-senate-coronavirus-economic-stimulus-2-trillion/

March 24, 2020

India’s prime minister orders lockdown of country of 1.3 billion people for 21 days

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/24/coronavirus-indias-prime-minister-orders-nationwide-lockdown.html

Alaska state mandates 14-day quarantine period for people entering Alaska, 4 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/State-mandates-14-day-quarantine-for-people-entering-Alaska-569047861.html

March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020

Tokyo Olympics WILL be postponed until 2021, veteran IOC member Dick Pound says

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8143989/Tokyo-Olympics-postponed-2021.html

March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020

Mass. issues stay-at-home advisory, closes non-essential businesses to slow coronavirus

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/23/metro/coronavirus-latest-updates/

March 22, 2020

Trump giving hard-hit states ‘maximum flexibility’ to use National Guard

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/22/trump-provides-maximum-flexibility-use-national-gu/

March 22, 2020
March 22, 2020

Trump approves Washington’s major disaster declaration

https://komonews.com/news/coronavirus/trump-approves-washingtons-disaster-declaration

March 22, 2020
March 21, 2020

United Airlines Cancels All Long Haul International Flights

https://onemileatatime.com/united-airlines-cancels-international-flights/

FDA approves new “point of care” coronavirus test that promises rapid results

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-21/fda-approves-first-bedside-covid-19-test-by-cepheid

March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020

Residents in 5 states urged to stay home as coronavirus cases surpass 23,000

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/21/health/us-coronavirus-wrap-saturday/index.html

March 20, 2020
March 20, 2020

Trump administration set to limit non-essential travel between US and Mexico

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/politics/us-mexico-border/index.html

March 20, 2020
March 19, 2020

Italy just surpassed China as the country with the highest coronavirus death toll — 3,405 people there have died

https://www.businessinsider.com/italy-surpasses-china-highest-coronavirus-death-toll-2020-3

All Californians, Nearly 40 Million People, Have Been Ordered To Stay Home To Stop The Spread Of The Coronavirus

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/skbaer/los-angeles-county-coronavirus-shelter-in-place

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic began in China. Today, it reported no new local infections for the first time

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/19/asia/coronavirus-covid-19-update-china-intl-hnk/index.html

Coronavirus: Australia and New Zealand ban non-residents from entry

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-51957262

March 19, 2020
March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

U.S. and Canada agree to close border to ‘nonessential traffic,’ Trump says

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/u-s-canada-agree-close-border-non-essential-traffic-trump-n1162796

March 17, 2020
March 16, 2020

L.A. on coronavirus lockdown: Here is what you need to know about what’s closed, open

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-03-16/report-potential-coronavirus-vaccine-trial-begins-monday-in-the-us

March 16, 2020
March 16, 2020

Stocks plunge as Wall Street, White House see recession risk

https://www.fox8live.com/2020/03/16/global-stock-markets-us-futures-fall-after-fed-rate-cut/

Canada is closing its borders to foreigners, with an exception for US citizens

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/16/world/canada-border-closing/index.html

March 16, 2020
March 15, 2020

Trump administration says it will launch mobile coronavirus test system this week

https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/15/trump-administration-says-it-will-launch-mobile-coronavirus-test-system-this-week/

Fed Cuts Rates To Near Zero, Launching $700 Billion Quantitative Easing Program: Stock Futures Plunge

https://deadline.com/2020/03/fed-cuts-rates-to-near-zero-launching-700-billion-quantitative-easing-program-1202883922/

March 15, 2020
March 14, 2020

Lockdown: France orders closure of restaurants and all ‘non-essential’ commerce to stem coronavirus

https://www.france24.com/en/20200314-coronavirus-in-france-prime-minister-announces-closure-of-cafes-shops-restaurants-and-cinemas

Spain announces lockdown after reporting 1,500 new coronavirus cases in a day

https://www.france24.com/en/20200314-spain-to-announce-lockdown-after-reporting-1-500-new-coronavirus-cases-in-a-day

March 14, 2020
March 13, 2020

Trump declares national emergency — and denies responsibility for coronavirus testing failures

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/politics/donald-trump-emergency/index.html

March 11, 2020

WHO declares COVID-19 ‘a pandemic’, concerned by ‘alarming levels of inaction’

https://www.france24.com/en/20200311-who-declares-covid-19-a-pandemic-concerned-by-alarming-levels-of-inaction

March 9, 2020
March 5, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran’s health minister declares National mobilisation plan’

https://www.france24.com/en/video/20200305-coronavirus-outbreak-iran-s-health-minister-declares-national-mobilisation-plan

Sub-Saharan Africa records its first infection

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/28/world/africa/nigeria-coronavirus.html

February 28, 2020
February 24, 2020

Iran emerges as a second focus point of the virus

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/24/world/middleeast/coronavirus-iran.html

Italy sees major surge in coronavirus cases and officials lock down towns

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/23/world/europe/italy-coronavirus.html

February 23, 2020
February 21, 2020

Shadowy Church Is at Center of Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/21/world/asia/south-korea-coronavirus-shincheonji.html

February 19, 2020
February 17, 2020

Chinese officials draft legislation to curb the practice of eating wildlife

https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-timeline.htm

February 14, 2020
February 9, 2020

The death toll in China surpassed the number SARS killed worldwide

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/09/world/asia/coronavirus-china.html

February 9, 2020
31 January, 2020

The Trump administration restricted travel from China

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/31/business/china-travel-coronavirus.html

30 January, 2020
22 January, 2020

Wuhan, a city of more than 11 million, was cut off by Chinese authorities

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/22/world/asia/china-coronavirus-travel.html

10 January, 2020
31 December, 2019

Chinese authorities treated dozens of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/health/china-pneumonia-outbreak-virus.html