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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci listens at left. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Analysis: Trump flouts the experts, even in own government

May. 20, 2020 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the nation’s top infectious disease doctor warned it could be risky for schools to open this fall, President Donald Trump said that was unacceptable. When experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention produced a roadmap for how Americans could slowly get back to...

In this April 14, 2020, photo Narberth Ambulance Paramedic Charles

Paramedics risk lives trying to save nursing home residents

May. 9, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

NARBERTH, Pa. (AP) — The patient’s fever was so high that paramedic Tim Mumford could feel the heat radiating off the man’s skin through two layers of latex gloves. He fought for air in short, rapid gulps, drawing so little that his face was tinged with blue. Pressing a stethoscope to the...

FILE - This Jan. 29, 2010, file photo, shows the company logo and view of Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif. COVID-19 may have knocked U.S. stocks into a bear market and pummeled the U.S. economy, but the disease has also left some companies asking the question: “What recession?” (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

How some companies survive, even thrive, in viral crisis

Apr. 28, 2020 10:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the coronavirus struck the United States hard last month, 22-year-old entrepreneur David Zamarin knew his company needed a Plan B — fast. As the economy essentially shut down, demand for his stain-resistant coatings was sure to drop. So Zamarin decided to retool his company,...

In this Monday, April 27, 2020 photo, an Associated Press journalist examines a gate system made by Guard ME that conducts temperature checks and fogs disinfectants on users, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As confirmed coronavirus cases spike, the United Arab Emirates is opening up its cavernous malls and restaurants in a gamble to stimulate its economy while still trying to fight off the pandemic. That's led to a new normal here of temperature checks, social distancing monitors at supermarkets and marked-off empty seats on the city's driverless Metro. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

As virus cases rise, UAE adjusts to a new normal in pandemic

Apr. 28, 2020 6:10 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a Dubai industrial park, workers weld, drill and build what one entrepreneur sees as key to the near future of this desert city-state amid the coronavirus pandemic: disinfection gates. Husam Zammar's company builds such gates for government and commercial clients. He...

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, April 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

No, don't inject disinfectant: Outcry over Trump's musing

Apr. 26, 2020 11:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's raising of unproven, even far-fetched ideas for fighting COVID-19 -- including his latest musing about injecting disinfectants into people -- triggered an outcry from health officials everywhere. It also highlighted his unconventional approach to the special...

A man wearing a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus takes a photo of blossoms at a public park in Beijing, Saturday, April 25, 2020. China on Saturday reported no new deaths from the coronavirus for the 10th straight day. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The Latest: Hawaii's stay-at-home order extended to May 31

Apr. 25, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Hawaii's stay-at-home order extended to May 31 —...

Water utility workers from CEDAE disinfect in the Vidigal favela, which overlooks the oceanfront Leblon and Ipanema neighborhoods, in an effort to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, April 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Apr. 24, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

Cases of the new coronavirus are overwhelming hospitals, morgues and cemeteries across Brazil as Latin America’s largest nation veers closer to becoming one of the world’s pandemic hotspots. Medical officials in Rio de Janeiro and at least four other major cities have warned that their hospital...

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Don't inject disinfectants, Lysol warns as Trump raises idea

Apr. 24, 2020 8:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parent company of Lysol and another disinfectant warned Friday that its products should not be used as an internal treatment for the coronavirus after President Donald Trump wondered about the prospect during a White House briefing. Trump noted Thursday that researchers were looking...

Kentucky distillers churn out sanitizer in fighting virus

Apr. 17, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's whiskey industry is always looking for new twists for its spirits products, but its inventiveness took a gooey turn when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Distillers in the state that's home to about 95% of the world's bourbon production scrambled to help meet emerging demand...

Nebraska to let restaurants sell bread, milk, toilet paper

Apr. 14, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans who order takeout during the coronavirus pandemic may soon be able to get a side of bread, milk and toilet paper from their local restaurant, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Tuesday. Ricketts said he is relaxing state rules that govern what local eateries can sell to give them...