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Epidemiologists debunk the 14 biggest coronavirus myths

Business Insider brings back the Senior Director of NYC Health + Hospitals System-wide Special Pathogens Program and a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University to debunk 14 new common coronavirus myths. They talk about the effectiveness of masks and how they don’t cause CO2 poisoning. They also explain what it […]
Epidemiologists debunk the 14 biggest coronavirus myths
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Outgoing White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is reportedly self-quarantining after his niece got sick following interactions with the Brazilian delegation to Mar-a-Lago

Outgoing White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is quarantining himself in South Carolina, CNBC reported. The move comes after Mulvaney’s niece got sick after interacting with the Brazilian delegation to President Donald Trump’s resort in Florida, Mar-a-Lago. Fabio Wajngarten, who is the communications chief for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, […]
Outgoing White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is reportedly self-quarantining after his niece got sick following interactions with the Brazilian delegation to Mar-a-Lago
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White House says Trump and Pence don’t need to be tested for coronavirus because they had ‘almost no interactions’ with Brazilian official who tested positive

The White House released a statement on Thursday saying President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence don’t need to be tested for the coronavirus because they had “almost no interactions” with a Brazilian official who tested positive. “As stated before, the White House Medical Unit and the United States […]
White House says Trump and Pence don’t need to be tested for coronavirus because they had ‘almost no interactions’ with Brazilian official who tested positive
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Mike Pence says ‘there’s been some irresponsible rhetoric’ about coronavirus and that there will be ‘thousands’ more cases in the US

Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged on Thursday that “there has been some irresponsible rhetoric” from people who have downplayed the risks of the novel coronavirus. Asked on the TODAY Show about Americans who believe the illness does not pose a serious threat, Pence conceded, “Obviously there’s been some irresponsible rhetoric. […]
Mike Pence says ‘there’s been some irresponsible rhetoric’ about coronavirus and that there will be ‘thousands’ more cases in the US
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Global stocks plunge after Trump announces coronavirus response package

Global stocks and US stock market futures dropped late Wednesday with futures for the three major US indexes falling by more than 4.5%. The drop came after President Donald Trump announced several steps the US will take as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said the US will ban […]
Global stocks plunge after Trump announces coronavirus response package
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New York postpones St. Patrick’s Day parade amid coronavirus pandemic

New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade has been postponed amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. “While I know the parade organisers did not make this decision lightly, public health experts agree that one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of […]
New York postpones St. Patrick’s Day parade amid coronavirus pandemic
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have tested positive for the novel coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Deadline reported on Wednesday. Hanks later confirmed the news in a statement on Twitter. The World Health Organisation officially classified the new coronavirus, which causes a disease known as COVID-19, as a pandemic on Wednesday. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have tested positive for the novel coronavirus