Exclusive: U.S. axed CDC expert job in China months before virus outbreak – Reuters

Several months before the coronavirus pandemic began, the Trump administration eliminated a key American public health position in Beijing intended to help detect disease outbreaks in China, Reuters has learned. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-cdc-exclusiv/exclusive-u-s-axed-cdc-expert-job-in-china-months-before-virus-outbreak-idUSKBN21910S

WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

WHO officials have been reluctant up until now to categorize new coronavirus as global pandemic. — Read on http://www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/03/11/who-declares-the-coronavirus-outbreak-a-global-pandemic.html

USVI Still Has Zero COVID-19 Cases; Testing Has Begun as Virus Hits Caribbean | St. Thomas Source

The number of infections and deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to rise and a tiny handful of cases are confirmed in the Caribbean, but there are — Read on stthomassource.com/content/2020/03/03/usvi-still-has-zero-covid-19-cases-testing-has-begun-as-virus-hits-caribbean/