Who was prepared when coronavirus struck? These folks. Here’s what you can learn from them.

Who was prepared when coronavirus struck? These folks. Here’s what you can learn from...

CLOSE Coronavirus may be spreading, but it isn't necessary to randomly hoard supplies. Here are some basic necessities to have at home in case of an emergency. USA TODAYSOMERSET, Ky. — Josh Sutton saw this coming months ago.The virus was far away then, barely registering in the minds of most Kentuckians. People still ate at restaurants…
No online learning? With schools closed from coronavirus, these teachers air TV lessons

No online learning? With schools closed from coronavirus, these teachers air TV lessons

CLOSE Josh Gad of 'Frozen' is hosting online story time for kids stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak. USA TODAYFrom her home in Falls Church, Virginia, teacher Kalpana Sharma gathered her props: three water bottles she made into puppets, paper for drawing a picture of her feelings and tinfoil shaped into boats that could float in the kitchen…
CDC asks New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents to ‘refrain’ from nonessential travel

CDC asks New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents to ‘refrain’ from nonessential travel

CLOSE US President Donald Trump floated the idea of a quarantine as early as Saturday affecting residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for a short time to stop the spread of coronavirus from reaching states with fewer infections. (March 28) AP DomesticThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a request Saturday night asking residents…
Cuomo rips idea of banning New Yorkers from traveling to other states

Cuomo rips idea of banning New Yorkers from traveling to other states

CLOSE President Trump confirms, while sending off USNS Comfort to New York City, that he is considering more quarantine restrictions on these states. USA TODAYALBANY, N.Y. – This isn't a civil war, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.New York's governor on Saturday ripped suggestions by President Donald Trump that he might institute a ban on New Yorkers'…
More than 2,000 coronavirus patients have died in US

More than 2,000 coronavirus patients have died in US

CLOSE Got a minute? Here's how you can help slow the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 in under 60 seconds. USA TODAYJust one day after the U.S. surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, the nation witnessed another grim figure: More than 2,000 COVID-19 patients have died.Testing continues to expand across the nation, and the U.S. is seeing daily…
Former ‘All My Children’ star John Callahan dies at 66 after suffering a stroke

Former ‘All My Children’ star John Callahan dies at 66 after suffering a stroke

CLOSE 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' to return online on Monday, April 29. Episodes will also be available on Hulu and iTunes. (April 26) John Callahan, who was known for his work on "All My Children," has died. He was 66."We're devastated to share that John Callahan passed away earlier today. Sending…
Holland America separating the healthy from the sick: 100 passengers moved from Zaandam

Holland America separating the healthy from the sick: 100 passengers moved from Zaandam

CLOSEHolland America's MS Zaandam is currently off the coast of Panama. (Photo: Peter Knego)Two small factors stood between Andrea Bergmann Anderson, 63, a passenger from Ohio on board Holland America's coronavirus-infected MS Zaandam, and its sibling ship, the MS Rotterdam: A questionnaire and a temperature screening."I went to the medical center nine days ago because of the sinus infection and…
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back in the U.S. after coronavirus diagnoses

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back in the U.S. after coronavirus diagnoses

CLOSETom Hanks and Rita Wilson (Photo: ANTHONY HARVEY, AFP via Getty Images)Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back stateside. Hanks made the announcement in a statement shared to Twitter Saturday."Hey, Folks... we're home now and, like the rest of America, we carry on with sheltering in place and social distancing. Many, many thanks to everyone in…
Trump says he’s considering 2-week quarantines on New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut

Trump says he’s considering 2-week quarantines on New York, parts of New Jersey and...

CLOSE De Blasio issues grim warning over virus threat AP DomesticWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper gave a send-off to the USNS Comfort, a naval hospital ship set to travel to New York City to help the city battle the coronavirus outbreak.Defense Secretary Mark Esper called the Comfort “one of our most…
‘Not just a big city issue’: Coronavirus cases soar in rural America popular with tourists

‘Not just a big city issue’: Coronavirus cases soar in rural America popular with...

CLOSE Colorado ski resorts are feeling the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. Ski slopes across the state are closed during what is usually one of the busiest months for some of North America's best-known resorts, including Vail. (March 25) AP DomesticJacob Greenberg, chairman of the Blaine County, Idaho, Commission, is worried that his son, daughter-in-law and…