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

US deaths top 1,000 as $2.2 trillion in virus aid approved U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 1,000, in another grim milestone for a global outbreak that is taking lives and wrea...

NYC nurses plead for protective gear to fight virus outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — Nurses battling New York's coronavirus outbreak made anguished pleas Saturday for more protective equipment, saying officials' claims of adequate supplies are falling short of reality....

Players and musicians in Spanish festival to fight virus

MADRID (AP) — Soccer players and celebrities will take part in a global music festival on Saturday organized by the Spanish league in order to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus. ...

U.S. Navy hospital ship heading to NYC for coronavirus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will send off a naval hospital ship Saturday before it heads to New York City, as he aims to highlight the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the panicky se...

'Officers are scared out there': Coronavirus hits US police

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — More than a fifth of Detroit's police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police. ...

Barcelona donates 30,000 masks to help fight coronavirus

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has delivered 30,000 masks to the Catalonia government to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, the club said Saturday. The masks were made in China ...

Outbreak at LI elderly housing complex has relatives fearful

In less than two weeks, the coronavirus has claimed six lives at one Long Island retirement community and left residents there isolated from loved-ones barred from visiting. “I have ...

Fear behind bars as the coronavirus spreads

Something was wrong. The chow hall line at New York’s Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the news: A...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump a rosy outlier on science of the virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Groundless assurances keep coming from President Donald Trump, a rosy outlier on the science of the coronavirus pandemic. It's been that way since before the virus ...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-03-28 21:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 104,256 1,704 2 Italy 86,498 9,134 3 China 8...

Living outside lockdown: Barbers, beauty shops still open

ELGIN, S.C. (AP) — With South Carolina's first coronavirus hot spot just a short jaunt up the highway, Johellen Lee hadn't been out for anything but groceries for nearly a month. “I ...

Taiwan foreign minister invites US reporters expelled by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Saturday (March 28) tweeted an invitation to three major newspapers from the United States to station correspondents in Taiwan after Ch...

Guinea voters back change that could extend president's rule

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea has voted to change its constitution, according to provisional results from a referendum that could see the West African country's president remain in power for two more ...

Taiwan to set guidelines on revealing movement history of infected

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) will formulate guidelines on institutions revealing information on the history of movements of their personnel infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the co...