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Kaylah Jenkins dons personal protective equipment during infection-control training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort as the vessel transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City in support of COVID-19 response efforts.

3 disease experts reveal what surprised them about the coronavirus pandemic: not the outbreak itself, but rather the US’s lackluster response

Trump downplayed the coronavirus in late January. This week, his administration estimated that more than 100,000 US residents could die.

Trump tried to flex by asking a reporter about the population of Seoul. Then he got it wrong by 28 million.

After trying to steamroll a reporter by asking, "Do you know how many people are in Seoul?" Trump overshot the South Korean capital's population.
US President Donald Trump.

A leading South Korean doctor says Trump’s ‘pride’ and ‘ego’ are putting the world’s health at risk

"Trump has spoken dismissively about testing because of his ego," Min Pok-kee told Wired. "As we scientists see it, he's motivated by pride."
A soldier stands in downtown Tunis on March 24, after Tunisia's president ordered the army to patrol the streets and enforce a public curfew from 6 pm to 6 am to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Robots, government-mandated selfies, and military lockdowns — here are some of the innovative and sometimes startling ways in which countries ar...

Countries are trying to contain the spread of coronavirus. Taiwan is tracking mobile phones while Tunisia has military personnel lining the streets.
Staff accompanying passengers outside a centralized facility for screening and registration near the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

New coronavirus cases in Asian countries that seemed to have outbreaks under control are being blamed on people fleeing Europe

A new wave of coronavirus cases in Asia is said to be made up of mostly "imported cases" from people flying home to escape the outbreaks in Europe.

Trump’s surgeon general got dragged for suggesting South Korea is an ‘authoritarian nation’ while discussing coronavirus

South Korea is a democratic country and a key ally of the US, and has been for decades. It's been widely praised for its response to coronavirus.

‘We could be Italy’: US Surgeon General says country needs to get ‘aggressive’ like South Korea and China to fight coronavirus...

"When you look at the projections, there's every chance that we could be Italy," Adams said. More than 1,800 have died in Italy from COVID-19.
The coronavirus outbreak has caused three Disneyland locations to close.

The Louvre, the Met, and multiple Disney theme parks are closed because of the coronavirus. Here are all of the major museum and theme park closures s...

The spread of the coronavirus has led to temporary closures of the Louvre, the Met, Universal Studios Japan, multiple Disney locations, and more.
Social distancing measures could help keep the novel coronavirus from overwhelming the US healthcare system.

One chart explains why Disneyland, Broadway, and sports arenas are all going dark to stop the coronavirus epidemic

Pleas to help "flatten the curve" have gone viral as the US looks for measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.