Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces US for Big Death Toll

Bracing the nation for a grim death toll, President Donald Trump has extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month.

  • Published 29 March 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bracing the nation for a grim death toll, President Donald Trump has extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month, bowing to public-health experts who told him the coronavirus pandemic could claim over 100,000 lives in the U.S., perhaps significantly more, if not enough is done to fight it. It was a stark shift in tone by the president, who only days ago mused about the country reopening in a few weeks.… Read at AP News