Month: April 2020

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a Los Angeles County Health Department press conference on the novel coronavirus, (COVID-19)on March 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Robyn Beck | AFP | Getty Images Los Angeles became the first city in the U.S. to offer coronavirus testing for anyone regardless of whether they have symptoms,
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 3,113,447. Global deaths: At least 216,930. Most cases reported: United States (1,011,877), Spain (232,128), Italy (201,505), France (169,053), and United Kingdom (162,350).  The data above was compiled by Johns
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3 million Global deaths: More than 210,800 Most cases reported: United States (987,022), Spain (229,422), Italy (199,414), France (165,962), and Germany (158,434).  The data above was compiled
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 2.9 million Global deaths: At least 206,265 Most cases reported: United States (963,379), Spain (226,629), Italy (197,675), France (162,220), and Germany (157,495).  The data above was compiled
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 2.8 million Global deaths: At least 202,668 Most cases reported: United States (936,616), Spain (223,759), Italy (195,351), France (161,644), and Germany (156,418).  The data above was compiled
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 2,790,986. Global deaths: At least 195,920. Most cases reported: United States (890,524), Spain (219,764), Italy (192,994), France (159,495), and Germany (154,545).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Michael Reynolds | EPA | Bloomberg via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested exploring disinfectants as a possible treatment for COVID-19 infections — an extremely dangerous proposition that could kill people, medical experts warn. After
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Foreign workers exercise on the balcony of their dormitory rooms on April 21, 2020 in Singapore. Singapore is now battling to control a huge outbreak in the coronavirus local transmission cases among the migrant workers. Suhaimi Abdullah | Getty Images Previously a poster child for its efficient handling of the coronavirus spread, Singapore is now
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 2,561,044. Global deaths: At least 176,984. Most cases reported: United States (823,786), Spain (204,178), Italy (183,957), France (159,297), and Germany (148,291).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 2.4 million Global deaths: More than 169,986 Most cases reported: United States (784,326), Spain (200,210), Italy (181,228), France (156,480), and Germany (147,065).  The data above was compiled
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 2.39 million Global deaths: More than 164,900  Most cases reported: United States (755,533), Spain (196,664), Italy (178,972), France (154,097), and Germany (145,184).  The data above was compiled
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Dr. Kong Yuefeng, a recovered COVID-19 patient who has passed his 14-day quarantine, donates plasma in the city’s blood center in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Barcroft Media | Getty Images Microsoft is working with a consortium of pharmaceutical companies to recruit people who have recovered from Covid-19 to donate
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Tech companies will be key to supporting California’s growing “army” of coronavirus contact tracers and ultimately reopening the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom told CNBC on Friday. Newsom’s plan for reopening the state is highly dependent on the capacity to test widely for the virus and to conduct contact tracing, whereby personnel identify and track people
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 2,152,647.  Global deaths: At least 143,802.  Most cases reported: United States (667,801), Spain (184,948), Italy (168,941), France (147,091), and Germany (137,698).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins
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Iceland’s strategy to track the spread of the coronavirus can be used in the U.S., deCODE Genetics CEO Kári Stefánsson told CNBC on Wednesday. Stefánsson, whose Reykjavík-based company is known for its work analyzing the human genome, noted the obvious size differences between the U.S. and Iceland.  For starters, the U.S. has about 330 million people while
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A general view before the MLB baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 22, 2017, at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ. Carlos Herrera | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images Major League Baseball says 27 teams will participate in an antibody testing study with Stanford University and the University of
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At a White House briefing meant to provide updates on the U.S. efforts to combat the coronavirus, President Donald Trump played a campaign-style video clip portraying his initial response to the disease as a bold success – further blurring the line between the government and his presidential reelection bid. “We have a few clips that
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Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, in an interview on February 17, 2016. David Orrell | CNBC  Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari said Sunday he expects the path to economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will be a “long, hard road,” pouring cold water on hopes for a “V-shaped” rebound. Kashkari, who
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File photo of an almost-empty passenger plane. Laurel Chor | Getty Images The country’s largest airlines will have to compensate taxpayers for billions in payroll grants to weather coronavirus, the Treasury Department said Friday, leaving the door open to an aid structure that sparked criticism from labor unions, some lawmakers and industry members. The Treasury
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