A cruise ship currently off the coast of Ecuador has seen a spike in cases of illness on board — and hasn't been able to test yet if it's COVID-19.
Alyson ShontellA cruise ship with 1,829 on board was supposed to end last Sat. Now that 144 people on board are sick, no one is letting the boat dock, so its just drifting off in the sea, with no final destination and no end date. @ainecain reports the cruise from hell
The CDC fumbled its communication with public health officials and underestimated the threat of the coronavirus even as it gained a foothold in the United States, according to hundreds of pages of documents ProPublica obtained.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told Insider that he's wary of "premature optimism" in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alyson Shontell“This will not kill most of us," he said. "It will kill a lot more people than we're used to dying around us. It will be our friends. It will be our family. It will be people who we love dearly.”
The legislation, which will send direct payments and jobless benefits to individuals, is the biggest economic stimulus package in modern American history.
Alyson Shontell"We are your future,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York warned the nation as the infection rate exploded and hospitals began to confront a growing influx of patients. “Where we are today, you will be in three weeks, four weeks, five weeks, six weeks.”