With more than 190,000 cases worldwide, governments are urging residents to remain at home, shuttering schools and businesses to stop the spread of the coronavirus. In Italy, the death toll is now over 21-hundred people, with 329 deaths in just one day. Across Europe, France, Spain and Germany area also taking measures to keep residents at home. And, here in the United States, US President Trump urged Americans to work from home for the next 14 days and promised financial help for workers.
CGTN’s White House correspondent Nathan King reports.
To discuss all of this:
- Ken Stedman is a Virologist and Professor of Biology at Portland State University.
- Gregory Jantz is a mental health expert and author of “Healing Depression for Life.”
- Laura Silvia Battaglia is a journalist based in Milan, Italy.
- Einar Tangen is a political and economic commentator.
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