Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

White House: States need to better calibrate supply requests The White House said Monday that some states are requesting far more medical supplies than they need to fight the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Latest News Taiwan experts call for blanket coronavirus testing for kids living with suspected cases#coronavirus #COVID19https://t.co/f3ECJxxMoq pic.twitter.com/kPSXzFE04S — Taiwan News (@...

Business Highlights

___ Wall Street leaps 7%, markets rally worldwide on virus hopes NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street surged 7% Monday after some of world’s areas hardest hit by the coronav...

Tennis tours coordinating possible post-virus rescheduling

The men’s and women’s professional tennis tours are examining contingency plans for post-coronavirus rescheduling, including the possibility of pushing back the end of the 2020 season. ...

SeaWorld CEO resigns five months into job, cites board

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Entertainment's chief executive has resigned only five months into his job, becoming the third leader of the theme park company to depart in just over two years, accordin...

US changes course on mask recommendation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more research supports the idea that wearing a face mask can help prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. has made an about-face on its mask re...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The United States is bracing for a painful week, with a wave of coronavirus deaths expected across the nation. “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment,” U.S. Su...

Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere, federal official...

Lost Time: How coronavirus spread while supply orders lagged

The government’s stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment is nearly drained just as the numbers of people infected with the coronavirus and in need of critical care is surging. Ba...

U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months th...

U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months th...

Pulled plug shows hazards of virtual competition

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s triathlon world champion Mirinda Carfrae has found virtual reality competitions created to sustain sport amid the novel coronavirus outbreak have unexpected hazards. ...

A gentler Gotham? NYers anxiously wait out coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — To a casting director, he might have seemed the perfect impatient New Yorker — broad, bald and with a booming voice, tattoos on his neck and hands visible under his construction jacket...

At funerals in virus outbreak, mourning is from a distance

Lexington, South Carolina (AP) — No one stands in line to embrace the widow and share memories of her husband of 50 years. No rows of family and friends file toward the flag-draped coffin to pay their...

Competition for supplies sharpening as pandemic worsens

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarce supplies of medical equipment are leading to growing competition within the U.S. and among nations, in what one French politician called a “worldwide treasure hunt.” ...