More than a million coronavirus cases have now been reported around the world — nearly a quarter of them in the United States. And, jobs numbers continue to tank.
It was another bleak day as COVID-19 continues to claim more victims. In the United States, it took a month and a half for the first 100-thousand cases to be registered. The total has now surpassed 270-thousand in a fraction of the time. At the White House, President Donald Trump and his coronavirus task force continue to grapple with how to treat and prevent more infections.
- Victor Gao, is a current affairs commentator and expert in international relations.
- Gavin Macgregor-Skinner is an infectious diseases expert.
- Arthur Dong is a professor at Georgetown University’s School of Business and advises US firms operating in China.
- Akhink Omer is a nurse practitioner and recovering coronavirus patient.
Volunteers have been spraying Wuhan with disinfectant to help the Chinese city where the coronavirus first took hold get back to work as the number of new cases in China drops https://t.co/hFvc0ZQQUJ pic.twitter.com/o5nCuBwAhl
— Reuters (@Reuters) April 3, 2020
At a hospital in the Bronx, sirens herald another ambulance every half hour, a doctor says. “This is the scariest disease I’ve ever seen." https://t.co/0QKlKWSEUY
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) April 3, 2020
Opinion: These two coronavirus maps provide a terrifying glimpse of what’s coming https://t.co/d5BbpU00vW
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 3, 2020
The streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador, are deserted, with few residents in sight — and a few dead, as bodies are being left in the streets of this overwhelmed place. The coronavirus pandemic is overloading the city's public services to a point of collapse. https://t.co/aEIAZ0pOIT
— CNN International (@cnni) April 3, 2020