Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump during a phone call on Friday that he would have China’s support in fighting the coronavirus, as the United States faces the prospect of becoming the next global epicentre of the pandemic.
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U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, a day after the S&P 500 and Dow posted their best three-day run since the 1930s, as the United States faced the prospect of becoming the next global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order authorizing the secretaries of homeland security and defense to call up military and Coast Guard reservists to active duty, the White House said.
New York state could see a peak in the demand for hospital capacity in three weeks due to the coronavirus, Governor Andrew Cuomo told a news conference.
Coronavirus has infected more than half a million people and killed 20,000, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday as he appealed again for protective gear for medical staff working to save lives.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Rady Children’s Hospital is ready for an influx of patients. Not kids, though. While Rady is prepared to take young adults up to the age of 26 to take the load off local hospitals, it’s not expecting to treat high numbers of infected children.
President Donald Trump has ordered General Motors to make ventilators under the Defense Production Act hours after criticizing the company for not acting quickly enough to produce the supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Among the many provisions in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that appear to have little to do with the immediate crisis at home is a nearly $11 billion pot of money for three international development groups.
U.S. consumer spending rose moderately in February and momentum is set to fade rapidly in the coming months, with the coronavirus pandemic upending life for Americans.
As of today, the House and the Senate both passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.The bill is now on its way to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.
Many legislative efforts have taken a backseat during the coronavirus pandemic, but the debate over AB 5 – the new law that limits when employers can classify workers as independent contractors – is as fierce as ever, and in some ways has been amplified by the crisis.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Clark County and the state of Nevada both registered their sharpest one-day increases since the first two cases were reported in the state on March 5.
A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper died after being shot Friday morning on U.S. Highway 93 near Ely, and officials later said a suspect was in custody.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo acknowledged Friday the state did have a stockpile of unused ventilators, despite his complaints the federal government was not sending enough.
The team at a top New York City hospital raced to stabilize a woman who hemorrhaged and developed breathing issues during her C-section delivery.
U.S. election officials looking to construct a safe voting system in a worsening coronavirus pandemic are confronting a grim reality: there may not be enough time, money or political will to make it happen by the November election.
The City would like to make residents aware that work will begin in early April on a large project to stabilize the E-3 Canal in the Palm Trails neighborhood. The E-3 canal banks are failing, making it difficult to maintain and causing concern for safety.
The case fatality rate is about 0.1%
Online retailers experiencing boom during economic meltdown
The Big Apple is Coronavirus epicenter of the US, with cases flaring up in New Orleans as well
Optician Ali Nelson sent the final few orders of eyeglasses to clients last week before her Washington D.C.-based store closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 85,356 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 16,916 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 252 to 1,246.
Dr. Joe Meier’s hospital in Wilson County has 15 beds, no intensive care unit and one ventilator. Two of his neighboring counties in southeast Kansas have no hospital at all, and another two have no ICU either.
Effective Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m., all Martin County public boat ramps will be closed to recreational boating activities for the weekend. Ramps will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 30.
Kansas State University is launching an online graduate certificate in public health in fall 2020 designed to provide a pathway for professionals seeking a career in public health.
Less than 1% of all law enforcement officers receive an invitation to attend the prestigious academy during their career.
Some of San Diego’s biotech community has gotten a boost from the coronavirus, with companies pursuing vaccines or new tests for the virus. But for the rest of the industry, it has resulted in clinical trial disruptions, loss of access to venture capital and the suspension of certain types of drug research.
Pot’s gone from illegal to essential.
Social unrest could erupt among the urban poor and marginalized in the West’s biggest cities as they lack sources of income amid the COVID-19 crisis, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Friday.
The director of a Kansas State University veterinary laboratory that responds to animal health issues across the state says that while coronavirus is a disease familiar to livestock producers, it is not the same strain of the virus that is grabbing headlines across the globe.
Claims for unemployment in Washington increased by 843 percent last week
Coronavirus infections in Italy have not reached their peak, the head of the country’s national health institute said on Friday, the day after more than 6,150 people tested positive and 712 died in single 24-hour period.
Headlines for Friday, March 27, 2020
It’s a bit like tag, except that you get tagged when someone coughs on you and that means you have the virus and have to go into isolation. If you come out and get tagged again, you die.
Las Vegas Valley skies are clearing Friday morning after a light band of isolated rain and snow before sunrise.
Cleveland County Judge Gary Spears is considering sending non-essential personnel home from the courthouse pending clarification as to what federal programs will cover.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Thursday it was too early to predict when COVID-19 cases in Nevada might reach their peak, and he suggested that the state might still enact tougher measures to enforce social distancing guidelines.
A one vehicle accident left the driver for dead on HWY 7 in Newton County early Tuesday morning.
Parents and guardians will now be able to pick up free meals without a child present at the Clark County School District’s food distribution sites after the U.S. Department of Agriculture relaxed the rules for the program during school closures.
With the travel sector being significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, McCarran International Airport is combining parking at its various parking areas.
Police departments are taking a lead role in enforcing social distancing guidelines
More than six million tablets of hydroxychloroquine sulfate donated by the Israeli drug company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. have arrived in the U.S.
Due to the ongoing closure to the public of dine-in options at restaurants and other food service establishments, the City of Henderson will temporarily allow curbside alcohol service for certain business license classifications.