There have been dramatic spikes in demand for sedatives, pain medications, paralytics and other drugs that are crucial for patients who are on ventilators.
There are lots of questions about the novel coronavirus that we try to answer, including whether we should wear masks, if the U.S. is testing enough and if there’s a drug that can treat COVID-19.
More than 12,000 Californians have tested positive for the coronavirus. On Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged to improve the state’s testing capacity and asked the public for help obtaining supplies.
In a press conference Saturday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced 200 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state’s death toll to 846.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., is still waiting on its order from federal authorities. But others have stepped in with some 1,140 ventilators.
The Los Angeles Laker legend, who died shockingly more than two months ago, headlined a star-studded 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class on Saturday that also includes Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.
More than 3,300 people have died of COVID-19 in China since the coronavirus surfaced there late last year. On Saturday, residents expressed their grief for the neighbors they’ve lost so far.
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