How the US is acting to control the virus.
N.Y. creates coronavirus containment zone as number of cases in U.S. surpasses 1,000
Harvard tells students to move out and finish classes remotely after spring break in response to covid-19
University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins and nearby regional colleges to switch to online teaching because of coronavirus
The Securities and Exchange Commission late Monday became the first federal agency in Washington to clear 2,400 employees from its headquarters after discovering that an employee might be infected.
The Interior Department in Denver and NASA’s Silicon Valley research center, and other agencies have either closed or shifted to telework as some employees tested positive for the virus.
On Tuesday, the International Trade Administration started sending staffers home to self-quarantine if they had traveled out of the country.
The State Department set up emergency teleconference drills — and is alternating who comes into the office to use classified systems, to ensure that colleagues gather only in small groups
The virus’s fast spread led many private companies weeks ago to send their staffs home to work remotely.
Colleges across the USA will be holding basketball games and other events in closed stadiums without spectators.
Uber may suspend accounts for users exposed to coronavirus
Washington state will reportedly ban events with more than 250 people
Source: Washington Post