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Cruise ships are still scrambling for safe harbor

Originally Published: 27 MAR 20 15:09 ET Updated: 31 MAR 20 13:36 ET Francesca Street, CNN (CNN) — More than a dozen cruise ships remain stranded at sea right now — some with and some without passengers — as ports deny entry and passengers panic about returning home. On March 13, in light of mounting…MORE

The US is starting to see ‘glimmers’ that social distancing could be slowing the spread of coronavirus — but there’s more work to do, officials say

Originally Published: 31 MAR 20 03:56 ET Updated: 31 MAR 20 12:21 ET By Jason Hanna and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) — Early clues — in places like New York, California and Seattle — indicate social distancing may be slowing the rate at which coronavirus cases otherwise would have increased in the United States. But…MORE

Ford to build 50,000 ventilators in 100 days

Originally Published: 30 MAR 20 17:54 ET Updated: 30 MAR 20 19:12 ET By Peter Valdes-Dapena and Jackie Wattles, CNN (CNN) — Ford plans to make as many as 50,000 simple ventilators for coronavirus patients within 100 days and plans to continue producing 30,000 per month after that, the company announced Monday. The automaker said…MORE

Emergencies only: routine visits to dentists on hold

By Nikki Krize (WNEP) —Click here for updates on this story SUNBURY, PA (WNEP) — On a normal day, Susquehanna River Valley Dental Clinic is a busy place. The clinic is three floors on Market Street in Sunbury. “We see anywhere between 30 to 50 people a day,” said Dr. Maria Tacelosky, DMD. That number…MORE

US extends social distancing guidelines to April 30. How well Americans follow them could mean the difference between 100,000 and millions of deaths, Birx says

Originally Published: 30 MAR 20 04:17 ET Updated: 30 MAR 20 11:11 ET By Holly Yan and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) — The latest projections on coronavirus in the US were so alarming, there was virtually no choice but to extend social distancing guidelines, two of the nation’s top infectious disease experts said. Federal guidelines…MORE

Trump signs historic $2 trillion stimulus after Congress passes it Friday

Originally Published: 27 MAR 20 06:04 ET Updated: 27 MAR 20 19:00 ET By Clare Foran, Manu Raju, Haley Byrd and Ted Barrett, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump signed into law Friday afternoon a historic $2 trillion stimulus package as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19. The…MORE