Trump Declares Coronavirus A Public Health Emergency And Restricts Travel From China
The declaration allows the government to take special measures to contain the spread of the virus, including quarantining U.S. citizens. Earlier in the day, the U.S. quarantined a group of U.S. citizens evacuated from Wuhan, the first such order in 50 years.
With the deadly coronavirus spreading across the globe, an online dashboard can help you keep up with the news. The Center for Systems Science and Engineering has built a tool pulling in data from the World Health Organisation, as well as the centers for disease control in the US, China and Europe. It shows all coronavirus confirmed, suspected and recovered patients, and deaths.