The study garnered worldwide attention because of the massive number of projected deaths, though the researchers noted that the doomsday scenario was unlikely to happen.
We have seen several glimmers of hope, particularly in the realm of pharmaceuticals, although these treatments are far from certain and will take time to become available.
The final chapter in the coronavirus pandemic story won’t be written for a distressingly long time, but it’s worth leaping ahead in time and looking back at what Americans and Vermonters will hopefully have learned.
Gov. Phil Scott on Friday said Vermonters may have to wait a long time for business to return to normal as his administration pursues a COVID-19 response effort restricting citizens’ ability to work, support families and go to school.
There are 16,638 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States as of Friday, March 20, according to John Hopkins University. Vermont is reporting 29 positive cases and 2 deaths, with 808 total tests conducted.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo described his expectations for the impact of the coronavirus on his state in stark terms Thursday, saying “the health care system is going to be overwhelmed” during a TV interview.
Although the reported deaths from COVID-19 are probably reasonably accurate, the number of reported cases are likely dramatically underreported.
Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday that massive federal spending could be coming to help those hurt by the government’s shutdown of schools, restaurants and other societal institutions.
Saying that “in a sense” he is “a wartime president,” President Donald Trump wants Congress to approve $500 billion in new spending to send money directly to American households reeling from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Phil Scott today announced new guidance in response to COVID-19, commonly known as the novel coronavirus. Today’s guidance updates the executive order he issued on March 13, which declared a state of emergency in Vermont.
The Trump administration said it is working with Congress on a plan to send tax money within the next two weeks to American families to help ease their financial concerns and lessen the impact on the economy.