An interview with the CDC director on coronavirus and an agency gone quiet

An interview with the CDC director on coronavirus and an agency gone quiet

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, describes the coronavirus pandemic as the greatest public health crisis in a century. And yet the storied agency that Redfield leads — one that has been used as a model by countries around the world, including the China CDC — has played a largely […]
How to protect yourself from the coronavirus at the grocery store

How to protect yourself from the coronavirus at the grocery store

A shopper and cashier both wear masks, gloves and the cashier also has on a plastic visor at the checkout station Pat’s Farms grocery store on March 31, 2020 in Merrick, New York. Al Bello | Getty Images With most Americans living under-stay-home orders during...
Pharmacies struggle to meet demand amid supply shortages

Pharmacies struggle to meet demand amid supply shortages

Emanuel Simhayev, owner and pharmacist at Get Well Rx in Astoria, Queens, consults with a customer purchasing face masks. April 2, 2020 Emanuel Simhayev’s small pharmacy is short-staffed these days. Most of his employees, worried about getting exposed to the...
US cases continue to rise faster than other countries

US cases continue to rise faster than other countries

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: At least 1,134,418. Global deaths: At least 60,115 US cases:...