A pedestrian in a face mask crosses the Williamsburg Bridge in New York City last month. U.S. health authorities have announced they're changing the official recommendations on face masks, now urging people to wear them in public spaces to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Chicken hatcheries say they're seeing a spike in interest from people wanting to raise the birds at home. A poultry expert says that for the average person keeping half a dozen chickens in the summer, "you would get plenty of eggs for the family."
Together Inc. food bank workers distribute food at a drive-through location in Omaha, Neb., last week. Disruptions in the agricultural supply chain caused by the coronavirus pandemic are making it difficult for food banks.
Medical workers in protective clothing move a body to a refrigerated overflow morgue outside the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn on Thursday.
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The federal relief package will not benefit taxpaying undocumented people, such as the nannies who care for children, the home aides who care for the elderly and the mostly women who clean homes.
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The Trump administration is telling 3M to prioritize the U.S. market for its N95 respirator masks during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The company has been accused of not doing enough to support the U.S. health care system and of fostering price gouging.
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A patient with suspected COVID-19 arrives at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn on Thursday. Even as the risk of big medical bills climbs, many Americans are losing their jobs and health insurance right now.
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California State Route 110 seen with downtown Los Angeles in the background Thursday night. The state is in its second week of a lockdown, where schools and nonessential businesses are closed and the governor has ordered people to stay home.
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A Pier 39 employee wears protective gear while cleaning a sidewalk in San Francisco, Calif., on March 16, the day the county announced a local shelter-in-place order. On March 19, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a shelter-in-place order for the entire state.
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A lone passenger walks past the north checkpoint at Denver International Airport on April 1, which was closed because of a lack of traffic as a statewide stay-at-home order remains in effect to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.