There's no longer time to flatten the curve enough to give hospitals time to respond, so officials are looking at other ways to increase hospital capacity, New York's governor said.
The task force will update the American public Thursday evening as cases of the new coronavirus in the U.S. surpass 69,000.
Governor Andrew Cuomo praised the 40,000 health care workers that signed up for the reserve workforce and implored the federal government to send massive resources to the state.
If schools don't reopen until fall, students who are already behind will likely fall further behind, widening the gap between themselves and their more affluent peers.
On Wednesday morning, there were 55,238 cases of a new coronavirus in the United States.
With cases continuing to rise, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez asked Parliament to approve a request to extend the state of emergency for 15 days.
Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are expected to answer questions about the coronavirus outbreak in the United States.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the city had to develop an "immediate plan" to reduce density.
Governor Andrew Cuomo called the additional restrictions the "most drastic action" that he could take.
This was the latest in a series of travel restrictions that Trump has put in place in an attempt to limit the spread of a new coronavirus.
On Friday, administration officials will give Americans an update on the new coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.
At a time when resources need to be reserved for those who need them most, it's important that people who are otherwise healthy stay out of the hospital.
By turning an ambulance bay into a forward triage area, the Rush University Medical Center can see an additional 100 patients a day just in the emergency department alone.
The spring equinox means longer days and shorter nights are starting.
The risk to young people is still believed to be low, but Dr. Deborah Birx, a member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said reports out of France and Italy are "concerning."
Although the virus poses the greatest risk to those who are over 60 or have underlying health conditions, officials urge every person in every generation to help curb the outbreak.
New York restaurants are limited to take-out and delivery service because of a new coronavirus outbreak, but Governor Andrew Cuomo announced restrictions would be lifted to allow for cocktail delivery.
People may be overwhelmed with the information that's out there about a new coronavirus outbreak, so here's a quick rundown of what you should know.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said a quarantine would cause people to leave the area, making the situation "worse, not better."
China used to be the epicenter of the outbreak. Now, experts say it's moved to Europe.
Given the expected economic toll on restaurants and the potential for layoffs, New York's governor said there is "no doubt" that tax revenues for the state are going to be "way down."
At least 27 countries on every inhabitable continent closed their borders to foreign nationals in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
"What is happening in Italy can happen here—there is no question," a Department of Homeland Security official told Newsweek. "That is why this experience is so jarring because you sort of you feel it is coming, [it's] not here yet, but this is the time when you have to get ahead of that curve."
South Korea has had one of the largest outbreaks of the new coronavirus, but the outbreak appears to be waning.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the restriction would impact the economy and hurt people's livelihoods, but agreed it was a warranted step to curb coronavirus from spreading.
The U.S. Travel Association said lawmakers must consider "aggressive" steps to protect those with jobs that depend on travel.
The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases urges everyone, even those in areas where there isn't community transmission, to take action to slow the virus' spread.
Officials are urging people to take the virus seriously and take measures to protect themselves and others but stress that most people won't need to be hospitalized.