U.S. may convert thousands of New York hotel, college rooms into care units – Reuters

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at converting more than 10,000 New York rooms, potentially in hotels and college dorms, into medical care units to help address the fast-spreading coronavirus, the commanding general of the Army Corps said on Friday.
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Doctor refutes Trump claim about coronavirus treatment

President Donald Trump told Americans that a malaria drug would be made ”available almost immediately” to treat COVID-19. But his top infectious disease expert said there was no evidence the medicine would help.
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When Stocking Grocery Shelves Turns Dangerous – The New York Times

Walmart, which employs 1.5 million people in the United States, is not providing masks and gloves in its stores because, a company spokesman said, it was following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which do not explicitly recommend them for workers outside the medical profession.