- Large, destructive tornado strikes Jonesboro, Ark., leaving behind ‘severe’ damageby By Jason Samenow on 29 Marzo 2020 at 15:02
At least six people were injured. Among the homes destroyed was that of a physician treating patients infected with covid-19.
- Trump says he is considering a quarantine on New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticutby By Washington Post Staff on 28 Marzo 2020 at 16:50
In a gaggle with reporters, the president said he had spoken with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo this morning and might make a decision later today. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
- ‘Anything good I could say about this would be a lie.’by By Eli Saslow on 28 Marzo 2020 at 16:44
“From normal life to this hell in a week”: A man on losing his partner to coronavirus.
- Desperate for medical equipment, states encounter a beleaguered national stockpileby By Amy Goldstein, Lena Sun and Beth Reinhard on 28 Marzo 2020 at 14:58
Chronic underfunding, changing lines of command and confusion over allocations meet states turning to the national stockpile of emergency medical equipment.
- Inside a major New York City hospital system battling coronavirusby By Shane Harris and Frances Stead Sellers on 28 Marzo 2020 at 14:01
Covid-19’s distinctive white spots show up in the lungs of “one after another after another after another ... in all ages, men and women.”
- Truckers step up as coronavirus pumps demand for necessities, but face mounting obstaclesby By Ian Duncan on 28 Marzo 2020 at 10:44
Demand for some kinds of freight has surged, but finding places to get clean and rest has become harder for drivers.
- Police in several cities test positive for coronavirus, stirring fears of spread among first respondersby By Mark Berman on 28 Marzo 2020 at 08:18
“You have to remember, as police officers ... we can’t walk around in biohazard suits,” Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said.
- Geriatricians’ advice on what older adults need to do in coronavirus pandemicby By Judith Graham on 28 Marzo 2020 at 08:00
Uncertainties remain about the true nature of risks, but taking health precautions are fundamental for those 60 and older, medical experts say.
- ‘It’s no different from New York’: Urban centers nationwide gird for catastrophic virus outbreakby By Isaac Stanley-Becker, Ariana Eunjung Cha and Chelsea Janes on 28 Marzo 2020 at 06:36
Detroit says it is at a breaking point, while Chicago, Boston, Milwaukee, Atlanta and Los Angeles prepare for the onslaught.
- Small town battled coronavirus on its own, as outbreak spread in a red stateby By Annie Gowen and Juliet Eilperin on 28 Marzo 2020 at 06:36
Local leaders were ready long before Oklahoma shuttered schools and businesses.
- When the coronavirus hits, but the water is shut offby By Isaac Stanley-Becker on 28 Marzo 2020 at 05:46
Legal intervention and philanthropic goodwill have been required to ensure access to the best defense against the novel coronavirus, underscoring the precarity of public works, even during a pandemic.
- Trump promised scores of big-box retailers would offer parking lots for covid-19 testing. There are only five of them.by By Elizabeth Dwoskin, Abha Bhattarai, Juliet Eilperin and Ashley Parker on 27 Marzo 2020 at 14:40
While the four retailers have a combined 26,400 U.S. stores, this vision of a proliferation of coronavirus testing sites hasn’t materialized.
- As toll grows, a new worry: Morgue capacity and bodies as sources of infectionby By Jada Yuan and Richard Morgan on 27 Marzo 2020 at 12:43
It’s not just morgue capacity that faces a crisis. The entire apparatus of post-mortem care — or deathcare — has been upended.
- Rattled by crisis, one of America’s worst weeks draws to a closeby By Brady Dennis on 27 Marzo 2020 at 12:20
“This is going to be a moment that changes this nation,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.
- ‘For now, the city sleeps’: New York’s coronavirus shutdown, in photosby By Jada Yuan and Jeenah Moon on 27 Marzo 2020 at 09:15
There are 8.6 million people in the densest, most populous metropolis in America locked inside, peering out from behind curtains.