U.S. Could Have Saved 36,000 Lives If Social Distancing Started 1 Week Earlier: Study

As late as March 17, people eat at a restaurant along Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Fla., several days after President Trump declared a national emergency. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images As late as March 17, people eat at a …

1st Known U.S. COVID-19 Death Was Weeks Earlier Than Previously Thought

Santa Clara County’s medical examiner says a person who died on Feb. 6 has posthumously tested positive for COVID-19. Here, medical students, faculty and volunteers take blood samples during a coronavirus antibody study in Mountain View, Calif., earlier this month. MediaNews Group/The Mercury News/MediaNews Group …