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Nurses at top New York City hospital say they deserve ahazard paya in battle against COVID-19
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:56:18 GMT
From feeds.foxnews


Half of people with coronavirus have no symptoms, data shows
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:40:11 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Experts say the discovery has critical implications and shows that even more widespread testing may be needed to identify all carriers.A


Working from home during coronavirus: How to avoid burnout
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:55:13 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
What may have once been exciting and interesting work in an office setting may now seem dull and monotonous without face-to-face interaction, which can signal impending burnout.


Making a coronavirus face mask: Dermatologist offers advice on best materials, how to soothe irritated skin
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:34:59 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A dermatologist offers tips on the best materials to use when making a DIY face masks, how to soothe irritated skin, and more.


Coronavirus infects more University of Texas spring breakers who chartered plane to Mexico; 44 now sickened
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:42:25 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Additional students from the University of Texas who thwarted officialsa advice from public health officials to stay home and social distance, taking a spring break trip to Mexico have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.A


Coronavirus presents new challenges for drug and alcohol addiction recovery
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:12:54 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Americans in recovery for drug and alcohol addiction are facing new challenges with social distancing during the Covid-19 crisis.


White House coronavirus task force to announce face covering guidance
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:48:16 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The change in guidelines signals a major shift in how officials are looking to combat the spread of COVID-19.A


Potential coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by University of Pittsburgh scientists
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:11:45 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
In the race to find a vaccine to combat the aggressive spread of the novel coronavirus, scientists with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine may have found a potential option.A


Coronavirus live blog: Emergency room physician Dr. Jon Baugh answers your questions
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:53:13 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Emergency room physician Dr. Jon Baugh is here to answer your coronavirus questions.


First Responders Childrenas Foundation helps people on front line of coronavirus pandemic
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:12:36 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The First Responderas Childrenas Foundation was one of two charities to benefit from FOX and iHeart MediaasA aLiving Room Concert for AmericaaA and the cash is set to help people on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.A


Coronavirus in the US: State-by-state breakdown
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:22:33 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
In the U.S., all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, tallying over 261,438A illnesses and at least 6,699A deaths.


Travel company that arranged spring break trip accused of downplaying coronavirus threat: report
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:21:31 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The travel company that organized a chartered spring break trip to Mexico last month has been accused of downplaying the severity of the coronavirus last month after some of the students came down with the virus, reports on Thursday said.


CNN's Chris Cuomo says heas lost 13 pounds in 3 days while battling coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:18:04 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Chris Cuomo said Thursday night that he lost 13 pounds in three days as the CNN anchor continues to share his battle with the coronavirus.


Michigan judge jails defendants for being late to court amid coronavirus pandemic: report
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:06:59 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A Judge in Michigan is being criticized for throwing tardy defendants in jail amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report on Thursday.


Veteran and First Responder Healthcare provides telemental health services to those on coronavirus front lines
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 01:05:23 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
It's a stressful and emotional time for America's first responders, and now a mental health initiative aims to help them in the fight against coronavirus.


So should we be wearing face masks? Health Secretary Matt Hancock says advice hasn't changed
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:52:25 GMT
From https:
Health Secretary Matt Hancock today said the UK would not change its approach because he claims there is little evidence to show the masks shield people from catching the virus.


London hospital almost RAN OUT of oxygen because it was treating so many people with coronavirusA
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:55:17 GMT
From https:
The incident at an unnamed hospital led to NHS England writing to hospitals around the country warning them to set a limit for how many ventilators they could safely use at once.


Britain's antibody testing fiasco
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:50:52 GMT
From https:
BioSure's chief executive revealed the firm - which already makes HIV tests - was 'ready to go' but had been snubbed by health officials who are allegedly not looking at self-testing kits.


Scientists say UK Government did not take up offers of coronavirus testing help
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:59:33 GMT
From https:
The UK Government last night said it would finally enlist the help of smaller privately-run labs in its testing effort after weeks of insisting that all swabs were processed by its own 48 laboratories.


ALL health workers must wear full protective equipment when near suspected COVID-19 patients
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:44:26 GMT
From https:
New rules from Public Health England upgrade from older advice which said people only needed to wear aprons, goggles and gloves if they were treating confirmed patients on a ward.


America is the first country in the world with more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a day
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:02:47 GMT
From https:
Deaths rose by 1,047 on Wednesday - the deadliest 24 hours anywhere in the world - and continued to rise throughout the day on Thursday, bringing the total to 5,647 across the United States.


Local governments are asking residents to wear face coverings in public amid coronavirus spread
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 01:54:53 GMT
From rss.cnn
After nearly all Americans went under orders to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, some cities are asking people to wear face coverings if they need to go out.


Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US
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From rss.cnn


How do you stay home if you are homeless?
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From rss.cnn


FDA changes blood donation guidelines amid urgent need for blood during coronavirus pandemic
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:11:50 GMT
From rss.cnn
The US Food and Drug Administration issued new blood donation eligibility guidance Thursday as US blood supplies decrease amid the coronavirus pandemic. The changes are to be implemented immediately and are expected to remain in place after the pandemic ends.


Trump says CDC is recommending Americans wear face masks voluntarily to slow coronavirus spread
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
President Donald Trump says the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing new recommendations advising Americans to voluntarily wear face coverings to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.


Could an immunity certificate get people out of lockdown?
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Perhaps half the world's population is under some form of lockdown to help curb the spread of coronavirus. Many are starting to wonder when and how these tough restrictions on everyday life will end. Could a so-called immunity passport be the answer?


Journalist says she unknowingly infected others with coronavirus at her mom's 90th birthday party. Two died
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Journalist Alice Stockton-Rossini hosted a 90th birthday for her mother last month in New Jersey. At the time, the radio host said, she had no idea she'd been infected with coronavirus while covering an outbreak in New Rochelle, New York.


U.S. coronavirus supply spree sparks outrage among allies
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:16:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies.


Trump promotes voluntary use of cloth masks against coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:15:28 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. government is now recommending Americans wear cloth face coverings on a voluntary basis to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus, President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that he himself would not be following the advisory.


IMF, WHO urge leaders to focus on health spending to get virus under control
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:59:44 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The IMF and the World Health Organization on Friday urged leaders of developing countries to prioritize paying medical staff, buying protective gear and other health expenditures in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


WHO opens door to broader use of masks to limit spread of coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:46:38 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The World Health Organization on Friday said that medical masks should be prioritised for health workers, but it opened the door to greater public use of homemade masks or other mouth coverings as a way to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.


Spain overtakes Italy in coronavirus cases, death rate slows
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:35:09 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Spain overtook Italy for the first time on Friday for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, but the overnight death toll fell from the previous day, providing a small glimmer of hope.


UK ramps up coronavirus trials but results 'a few months away'
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:48:00 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Britain said on Friday it was launching the biggest clinical trial of possible treatments for coronavirus in the world but a leading health official cautioned that the results were likely a few months away.


UK nowhere near running out of ventilators: senior medic
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:48:00 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Britain is not "anywhere close" to the scenario of running out of ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients at the peak of the spread of the virus, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam said on Friday.


Canada's Ontario warns coronavirus cases will soar without further distancing measures
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:43:06 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Ontario health officials on Friday projected 80,000 coronavirus cases in the province, Canada's most heavily populated region, by April 30 under current public health measures and urged people to restrict their movements.


Ireland sees four-fold rise in nursing home coronavirus clusters
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:39:11 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Ireland has seen a more than four-fold increase in coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes in the space of a week, prompting a number of new measures to protect vulnerable elderly residents, officials said on Friday.


CDC reports 239,279 coronavirus cases, 5,443 deaths
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:19:39 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 239,279 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 26,135 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 930 to 5,443.


"They just sedate them"; coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:13:36 -0400
From feeds.reuters
As Spain struggles desperately to cope with almost 120,000 coronavirus infections, it barely has the strength to help its overwhelmed care homes and their elderly residents, singularly vulnerable to the respiratory disease.


Britain's Prince Charles opens massive new field hospital to fight coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:55:28 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday, erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with the coronavirus and built in just nine days in a huge conference centre.


Bulgaria extends state of emergency to halt spread of coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:43:29 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Bulgaria's parliament approved the extension of a state of emergency by a month on Friday to stop the spread of the coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases rose to 485.


Italy looks to safeguard biomedical valley leading fight against COVID-19
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:39:33 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Italy plans to tighten health checks to ensure that work is not disrupted in a small northern town specialising in the production of medical supplies to tackle its coronavirus crisis.


3D printers forge face shields for fight against the coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:26:01 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Oscar Valera likes to use 3D printers to build an assortment of crafts, but he is now turning his hobby toward the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.


Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises to 425, total cases 20,921: health minister
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:49:22 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Turkey's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak increased by 69 to 425 on Friday, while the number of confirmed cases from the disease rose by 2,786 to 20,921, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.


U.S. CDC reports 239,279 coronavirus cases, 5,443 deaths
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:38:27 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 239,279 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 26,135 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 930 to 5,443.


With over a million coronavirus cases, economic freefall looms
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:37:56 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 53,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as death tolls soared in the United States and western Europe while the world economy nosedived.


Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:37:56 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 54,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as death tolls soared in the United States and western Europe while the world economy nosedived.


Italy's daily tally of coronavirus deaths and cases steady, with 766 new deaths
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:20:59 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The death toll from an outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 766 to 14,681, the Civil Protection Agency said on Friday, marginally higher than the daily tally of 760 fatalities registered a day earlier.


Coronavirus: Staying home this weekend 'not a request', UK told
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:31:27 GMT
From https:
People are told to stay at home, despite expected good weather, in honour of two nurses who died.

Coronavirus: Nightingale Hospital opens at London's ExCel centre
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:35:01 GMT
From https:
It comes as the Queen will address the nation on Sunday, as the number of deaths rises to 3,602.

Coronavirus: Test goal will take 'huge amount of work', says Hancock
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:25:21 GMT
From https:
The health secretary has promised 100,000 tests a day but there are questions about how it will be achieved.

The impact my husband's death had on NHS staff
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:06:05 GMT
From https:
After being told her husband was dying from Covid-19, Sandra Wilson heard the doctor crying down the phone.

Coronavirus: Nurse Areema Nasreen dies with Covid-19
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:43:45 GMT
From https:
The mother-of-three died at Walsall Manor Hospital, while a second nurse has also died in Kent.

Coronavirus: Hospital phone charges 'scandalous'
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:44:08 GMT
From https:
Families and politicians are calling on Hospedia to cut their charges during the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus: How NHS Nightingale was built in just nine days
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:52:24 GMT
From https:
How London's ExCel centre was transformed into a hospital to treat coronavirus patients.

Coronavirus doctor's diary: Making rapid life-and-death decisions
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 01:07:21 GMT
From https:
Covid-19 cases have been filling wards at Bradford Royal Infirmary, and leaving staff with tough decisions to make.

Coronavirus: Who needs masks or other protective gear?
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:53:42 GMT
From https:
Masks, gloves and other protective kit can help stop the spread - but only in the right circumstances.

All you need to know on the coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:01:24 GMT
From https:
The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it and what are the symptoms?

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:43:57 GMT
From https:
Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.

Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:52:36 GMT
From https:
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

A visual guide to the outbreak
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:28:18 GMT
From https:
Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.

Coronavirus: UK trialling existing and new medicines
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:22:22 GMT
From https:
The government explains how clinical tests are checking if existing medicines could treat Covid-19.

Coronavirus: Prince Charles opens NHS Nightingale Hospital
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:04:10 GMT
From https:
Prince Charles sends his thanks as the first UK emergency field hospital to treat coronavirus patients opens.

Hancock: 'It was like having glass in my throat'
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:23:26 GMT
From https:
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he lost half a stone when he fell ill with Covid-19.

Food bank works with online marketplace to provide jobs
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:46:30 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
"This is great money, and a good opportunity toa to keep my spirits high," one laid-off bartender said.


Trump says CDC recommends "voluntary" cloth masks in public
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:43:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The White House has suggested this week some recommendation on face masks would be coming soon.


Americans stranded overseas are trying to come home amid pandemic
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:15:31 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
For about 30,000 Americans stuck overseas, getting home is tough. Their frustration comes as borders have closed and air travel has mostly been grounded due to the coronavirus. Kris Van Cleave reports.


Health officials paint stark image of coronavirus' impact on the U.S.
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:58:37 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Sunday marks one month since the first recorded deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus. The White House is weighing what to do next as its 15-day guidelines for social distancing expire Monday. Nikole Killion has the latest.


Aircraft from China with medical supplies arrives in New York City
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:58:37 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
A commercial aircraft carrying medical supplies from China touched down at New York's JFK Airport on Sunday. It's the first in a series of flights containing much needed goods. Meg Oliver reports.


California hospitals under siege as ICU patients spike
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:58:36 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
California's hospitals are under siege Sunday. The governor there says the number of patients admitted to intensive care has doubled overnight. And of the 10,000 ventilators needed so far, the state has added less than half that amount. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.


Already struggling farmers hit hard by coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:58:34 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The coronavirus pandemic has hit America's farmers from Texas to Minnesota. They already have been facing financial hardships, worsened by a trade war and labor shortages. Mireya Villarreal reports.


Should the public wear face masks? Experts weigh new advice
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:53:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Top officials are considering new guidance for public use of face masks.


Garth Brooks is taking your song requests
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:42:18 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood want your song requests. Their online concert last week went so well, they're doing it again for the next few Mondays. Sunday night on PBS, Brooks will be honored with the Gershwin Prize by the Library of Congress. Norah O'Donnell reports.


Coronavirus spreading fast and well beyond China and Europe
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:17:49 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The number of new coronavirus cases around the world continues to soar. More than 700,000 people have been infected, as the death toll tops more than 33,500. Roxana Saberi has the latest.


Nearly 38 million under "stay home" advisory in Tokyo
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:16:12 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Tokyo is the scene of nearly-empty streets and many shuttered shops. About 38 million people are under a "stay home" advisory this weekend due to the coronavirus. Ramy Inocencio is there.


Mom can't "snuggle and kiss" terminally ill son amid virus fears
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:17:23 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Khye Jessup has Hunter syndrome and any exposure to the coronavirus could be "detrimental."


Jay-Z and Meek Mill sending surgical masks to jails and prisons
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:08:10 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The masks will be sent to the facilities to help correctional officers, health care workers and inmates in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.


Obamacare marketplace won't extend open enrollment period
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:55:43 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Freelancers or part-time employees who have had sources of income disappear will not be eligible to file under a qualifying life event.


Can't get your hands on hand sanitizer? Make your own
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:32:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
If made properly, homemade hand sanitizer solutions can destroy the coronavirus, doctors say. Here's the recipe.


Texas judge blasts Hobby Lobby for ignoring stay-at-home order
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:57:34 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
"99.9% of the business community puts public health over profits," Dallas County judge says in admonishing retailer.


Fake coronavirus testing sites probed in Kentucky
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:50:42 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Louisville Metro Council President David James was seen confronting and chasing down people in hazmat suits running a fake testing site.


Lives to Remember: Honoring coronavirus victims
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:00:21 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the country and the globe, "CBS This Morning" is taking a moment to remember some of the people who have been lost to the disease. Anthony Mason highlights some of the victims, some famous and some not, as "Lives to Remember."


New York governor reports deadliest day yet from coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:00:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
"New York is in crisis. Help New York," Governor Cuomo pleaded.


Maryland calls in National Guard to prepare for virus surge
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:58:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The National Guard's mission is to prepare for the surge of fatalities the state expects to come in mid-April,


Why U.S. farmers are "gonna be in trouble" during pandemic
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:55:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Blueberries, squash, cucumbers and more crops may not get picked this year, farmers worry.


What does shelter-in-place mean?
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:31:51 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Parts of Northern California are already under "shelter in place" orders a could your city be next? Here's what you can expect.


Coping strategies for coronavirus isolation
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:08:03 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
A new survey found that nearly half of American adults believe the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their mental health, while 19% have said it's having a major impact. Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour joins "CBS This Morning" to give viewers advice on coping strategies to deal with social isolation.


Maryland calls National Guard to help with coronavirus pandemic
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:37:18 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Maryland's National Guard has stepped up to help the state prepare for its own coronavirus wave, which Governor Larry Hogan told CBS News' Catherine Herridge was "about two weeks behind New York." While working closely with Maryland's government, the National Guard has set up cots for a field hospital at a Baltimore convention center and a COVID-19 testing site at the Washington Redskins' FedEx Field. It's also moving pallets of face shields and surgical gloves to areas where medical staff need them most.


U.S. farmers struggle with coronavirus' effect on labor
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:37:17 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Farmers across the country are struggling with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Some dairy farmers are being forced to dump their milk due to school and restaurant closures slashing demand, while others are struggling to harvest crops with a lack of workers. Seasonal workers are facing challenges coming to the U.S. as the virus has forced some countries to shut their borders. Mark Strassmann speaks to some American farmers who tell him they are facing massive labor shortages.


Cruise passengers to be flown home without quarantine, despite concerns
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:20:24 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
After two cruise ships with confirmed coronavirus cases docked in Florida on Thursday, hundreds of passengers who have not been showing symptoms are being flown home without being quarantined first. The Zaandam, one of the ships, had been denied entry to several countries. Nine people aboard the ship tested positive, and four have died from the disease. Florida locals say this was the best possible outcome, while Manuel Bojorquez reports that others are worried that this could lead to asymptomatic carriers further spreading the virus.


FDA authorizes first coronavirus blood test
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:20:24 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The FDA has authorized the first blood test for the coronavirus, which could identify people who have been exposed to the virus but do not show any symptoms. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the benefits of the new test and how it would help slow the coronavirus' spread.


Trump denies a major recession is on the horizon as coronavirus hits economy
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:20:23 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The latest unemployment numbers show just how hard the coronavirus is hitting the economy. Over 6 million Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, at least 20 times what is normally seen. Food banks and other resources are being pushed to their limits by people in need, while President Trump maintains that the country is not slipping into a significant recession. Weijia Jiang reports from the White House, where messages on small business loans seem to conflict with some major banks.


Illinois governor calls lack of national stay-at-home order a "profound failure"
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:02:56 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Some state and local officials across the U.S. are asking President Trump to impose a national stay-at-home order. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker said his state has "exhausted every avenue available" and labeled the lack of a national order as a "profound failure" of the federal government. The governors of Georgia and Texas have come under fire for their late actions, with medical experts using them as further examples that a federal mandate is necessary. Ed O'Keefe looks at the disparity around the country as governors of different states handle the crisis in varying ways.


U.S. warns Americans to leave Japan as COVID-19 cases rise fast
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:54:10 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Strongest message to date from U.S. Embassy comes as experts warn Japan could be heading for a surge in new coronavirus infections.


States forced into bidding war over medical equipment
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:53:31 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Over a million people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus and a quarter of them are in the U.S. Medical resources in states like New York and Louisiana are stretched to capacity, and many find themselves running critically low on ventilators. An admiral leading FEMA's supply chain task force confirmed that supplies are not going directly to the states, but rather to a distributor where then governors are forced to bid against each other for the life-saving equipment. David Begnaud speaks to officials and medical professionals in Louisiana and New York to get an idea of how these federal policies are affecting their workflow.


Trump says states need to "work out" competing bids for equipment
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:29:11 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The White House also announced the president has again tested negative for COVID-19.


"Shoot them dead": Duterte orders police to kill Filipinos who defy coronavirus lockdown
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:03:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
"Do not challenge the government," he warned the nation Wednesday. "You will lose."


Amazon vows all warehouse workers will have face masks by next week
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:30:08 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The company is also expanding its use of temperature checks to all its facilities, after a surge of worker complaints.


Pentagon working to provide 100,000 body bags to FEMA
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:16:53 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
A Defense Department spokesman said the Defense Logistics Agency is "responding to FEMA's prudent planning efforts" for body bags.