Novel coronavirus

Our latest reporting on the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 03

Trump administration tries to narrow stockpile’s role for states

Already facing growing anger and worry from governors over federal assistance to fight the coronavirus outbreak, the Trump administration on Friday abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile and put forward a narrower vision of the role the…

Apr 03

Americans should cover faces when outside, CDC recommends

New federal guidelines Friday recommend that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. President Donald Trump immediately said he had no intention of following the advice himself, saying, “I'm choosing not…

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