Initially criticized for covering up and failing to control the virus, China is rebranding its response as a symbol of leadership and strength.
Mohammad Mosaed, a reporter who criticized the Iranian government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, has been arrested and banned from social media.
Governors of a half-dozen states worry about the economic fallout of forcing businesses to close and say there’s no clear guidance from Washington.
The latest stimulus package includes $500 million for tracking and data collection, worrying some government watchdogs.
US companies have shifted production overseas, especially to China. We got cheaper products. But now we can’t make vital health care supplies.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers warns that trying to restart the US economy too soon would put countless lives in danger and risk far more economic damage.
Amazon has emerged as an essential service during the coronavirus pandemic. Warehouse and delivery workers say they’re risking their health to provide it.
Laid-off workers struggle to file claims for unemployment benefits; economists say the situation will likely get worse.
Talk of shifting supply chains away from China has quieted as illness spreads in the West. Reduced demand meets rebounding supply.