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Need for nurses is driving record pay as coronavirus nears its peak
on April 2, 2020 at 9:15 pm
States such as New York are urging health-care workers to come to their hospitals to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Demand for nurses is so great, some are being offered more than $10,000 a week in crisis pay.
Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 1 million, Americans may face relief check delays
on April 2, 2020 at 9:12 pm
As of Thursday, more than 1,002,100 cases of coronavirus have been reported, resulting in at least 51,484 deaths.
Cash-strapped Royal Caribbean draws down its revolving credit lines as coronavirus pandemic tests the cruise industry
on April 2, 2020 at 9:02 pm
The drawdown is another example of how Royal, along with peers Carnival Corp. and Norwegian Cruise, have sought cash infusions to remain solvent after the industry announced a suspension of operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Worldwide coronavirus cases reach 1 million, doubling in a week as death toll tops 50,000
on April 2, 2020 at 8:55 pm
The virus threatens to spread widely across Africa, where several countries have seen hundreds of positive tests, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Watch live: Coronavirus task force holds briefing as global cases cross the 1 million mark
on April 2, 2020 at 8:53 pm
White House officials are projecting between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths in the U.S. with coronavirus fatalities peaking over the next two weeks.