With companies closing doors and governments urging and, in some cases, ordering tired citizens to puncture at home, the world was swallowing the bitter pill prescribed to fight the. President Trump has to limit contact with others for 15 days, and admitted that unprecedented measures taken across the country could plunge the United States into a recession.
The growing acceptance by Trump and other world leaders of the serious threat posed by COVID-19 diseasefrom one of its worst days in history, but on Tuesday it is not clear whether the dramatic impositions on society and the government promise to ease the pain, they would be enough to avoid the worst scenarios.
Millions of lives e. Half a billion children worldwide do not go to school. Doctors from some of the richest and most developed nations on the planet, including the United States, warn to face an expected onslaught of patients.
COVID-19 killed at least 90 of the over 4,580 people diagnosed with the disease in the United States globally, the death toll was just over 7,100 on Tuesday, with the most aggressive outbreaks still spreading in Europe .
There has been encouraging evidence from China, South Korea and now even Italy hit hard that rigorous control measures work. The White House made clear that the request for a 15-day break from public life could be extended and the American battle with the coronavirus could continue until August.
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