Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on Sunday that 100,000 to 200,000 Americans could die of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Universities across the U.S. are gearing up to run coronavirus tests, much like the virology lab at UW Medicine, which includes the University of Washington's medical school and hospitals, started doing early on in the outbreak.
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Dua Lipa released her album Future Nostalgia a week ahead of schedule."I want people to be able to take a moment away from what's going on outside. I hope it gives them some happiness," she says.
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Samuel Mang'era at Kenyatta University's Arboretum in Nairobi. One of his messages to the coronavirus: "We also cannot afford to pay you too much attention" — especially with a huge plague of locusts at hand.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, U.S. senator from Vermont, talks about the coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday in one of several speeches about the crisis streamed on his campaign website.
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The coronavirus pandemic is forcing the U.S. Census Bureau to suspend for two more weeks the hiring of 2020 census workers and in-person visits in remote communities and areas recovering from natural disasters.
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A photograph from 1940, taken for infectious research purposes at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, shows respiratory droplets released through sneezing.
Fiona is a 3-year-old, 1,300-pound hippo, and she's a growing girl. Her keeper, Jenna Wingate, is grateful to be able to work during the coronavirus crisis: "It feels good to be needed," she says.
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President Trump speaks in front of the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is at right.
During his remarks to reporters before his departure to Norfolk, Va., President Trump said outside the White House that there was a "possibility that sometime today" there will be a two-week quarantine on parts of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
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