Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn’t believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season
Sony Launches $100 Million Global Relief Fund to Combat COVID-19 The company announced its plan on April 2. According to Kenichiro Yoshida, President and CEO of Sony, the global relief fund will focus on providing aid to three groups. Those groups include front-line medical professionals, children and educators and members of the creative community. Kenichiro Yoshida, via statement In terms of medical aid, Sony intends to donate $10 million to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund along with other organizations. The company also intends to help support activities that prevent the spread of and contribute to the treatment of COVID-19. Sony plans to “leverage its technologies” to support educational opportunities for children negatively impacted by COVID-19. In terms of the creative community, Sony promised to “seek ways to support” artists that have been impacted by the global shutdown of live events and productions.
New York is fast approaching a dangerous crunch time: Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday the state's supply of ventilators is on track to run out in six days, reports the New York Times . “If a person comes in and needs a ventilator and you don’t have a ventilator, the person...
LUIS ACOSTA/AFP via Getty Images Passengers onboard Holland America's MS Rotterdam cruise ship are set to undergo health checks and processing by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement today, according to a letter that was sent to healthy Rotterdam passengers on Tuesday. The guests will not get to leave the ship Tuesday, according to the letter, which was viewed by Business Insider. The letter stated that passengers should pack their checked luggage so that it can be picked up Tuesday, but that they should keep enough clothing and toiletries for at least two more nights in their staterooms.
The good news: Coronavirus testing is expanding as both private labs and government institutions speed up the process. The bad news? The jarring possibility that 1 in 3 infected test subjects are getting false negatives. The stat comes from a Wall Street Journal story in which doctors and health care...
The federal government is sitting on a stockpile of ventilators even as states are bidding against each other to obtain the desperately needed medical devices from private manufacturers
President Trump’s reelection campaign reportedly blasted former Attorney General Jeff Sessions for promoting his connection to Trump in his efforts to reclaim his Senate seat.
Cruise Ship With Sick Passengers Allowed to Dock in Florida A Holland America cruise ship, the Zaandam, and its sister ship, the Rotterdam, will dock in Florida on Thursday. Four people have died so far on the Zaandam. At least two of the deaths were confirmed to be due to coronavirus. Nine other passengers have tested positive for COVID-19, and 179 more people have flu-like symptoms. The Zaandam left Buenos Aires on March 7 for a two-week trip originally scheduled to end in Chile on March 21. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis previously said that he did not want the ships' passengers "dumped" there. DeSantis changed his stance on Wednesday, saying that he wants "everyone to be safe." Nine passengers will be taken to a local hospital, and 45 sick passengers will remain on board. More than 300 Americans are on board the two ships, including 49 Florida residents.
Massachusetts just saw its largest one-day spike in coronavirus cases yet: more than 1,000 reports on Wednesday, bringing the state's total to over 7,700, with more than 120 dead, per Politico . With an expected surge of cases expected in the state in mid-April, Gov. Charlie Baker has now...
Jack Taylor/Getty Images Bill Gates estimates the US needs at least 10 more weeks of nationwide shutdown to minimize the human and economic toll of coronavirus. "The window for making important decisions hasn't closed," he argues in a new Washington Post op-ed. Gates also thinks we can get a vaccine in less than 18 months, which would be the fasted a vaccine has ever been developed. In a new Washington Post op-ed published Thursday, Gates criticized the fact that some states have not yet ordered restrictive stay-at-home orders.