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Coronavirus: Trump says US in good shape to meet ‘peak’

Donald Trump has said the US will be in “very good shape” in terms of the number of ventilators by the time the coronavirus outbreak peaks. The US president said there ...

Coronavirus: ‘Nurses prepare for the worst but not this’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Facing supply shortages and the fear that this could just be the beginning, a nurse working in a New York City emergency ...

Coronavirus: Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus protection

Pressure is building on Amazon and other delivery firms to improve protections for workers worried about getting infected with coronavirus. Some US workers at Amazon and US food delivery ...

Coronavirus: Trump extends restrictions beyond Easter

US President Donald Trump has said coronavirus restrictions such as social distancing will be extended across the country until at least 30 April. “The highest point of the death ...

Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security

President Donald Trump says the US will not foot the bill for Prince Harry and Meghan’s security amid reports that the pair have moved to the US from Canada. Mr Trump tweeted ...

Coronavirus: ‘Millions’ of Americans could be infected, expert warns

The coronavirus pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans and millions more could be infected, the US government’s leading expert has warned. Dr Anthony Fauci, the face of ...

Coronavirus: Trump backs away from New York quarantine

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has said quarantining New York “will not be necessary”, after the state’s governor ...

Coronavirus: Trump orders ‘time-wasting’ General Motors to make ventilators

US President Donald Trump has ordered General Motors to make ventilators for coronavirus patients after attacking the car giant’s chief executive. He invoked the Korean War-era ...

Coronavirus: Lack of medical supplies ‘a national shame’

President Trump has invoked the Defense Production Act to get General Motors to make more ventilators and Boeing will make face shields for medical professionals. Doctors in the United ...

Trump ‘considering quarantine on New York’

US President Donald Trump has said he is considering imposing a quarantine on New York in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “We’d like to see [it] quarantined ...