New cases in China appear to be waning, but now countries around the world, including Italy, are dealing with large outbreaks.
Cuomo acknowledged it was a "dramatic action" but said it was a matter of "life and death."
Ahead of the country-wide lockdown announcement, airlines already started giving customers options to change their travel plans.
As cases in the U.S. continue to grow, officials are issuing specific guidelines for high-risk groups to help protect themselves from the new coronavirus.
When it comes to developing treatments, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said researchers have results "almost immediately."
Francesco Basentini, head of Italy's prison administration, confirmed in a TV interview that three prisoners died inside a jail during the riot.
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Closing schools comes with a slew of considerations, including how some students will be able to get meals.
Countries around the world have implemented quarantines, school closures, bans on large gatherings and travel restrictions to try to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
Pence's position has stirred up concern among those who criticized his handling an HIV/AIDS outbreak when he was Indiana's governor.
U.S. health officials' claims that the risk of the virus is low to the general public hasn't curbed concern about COVID-19.
President Trump said restricting domestic travel isn't being considered, but some airlines have already started offering waivers.
Public concern about the virus has mounted, but health officials say the chances the average person will develop the disease are low.
Two more deaths were reported on Tuesday, bringing the total number in the United States to nine.
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that shortages in supplies are leaving doctors, nurses and health care workers "dangerously ill-equipped" to care for COVID-19 patients.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said officials were equipped to handle the situation, noting it wasn't their "first rodeo."
There are still gaps in what we know, but things are being done with COVID-19 at a pace that hasn't happened with past outbreaks, experts tell Newsweek.
Over the weekend, officials confirmed the first two deaths in America and three states announced their first cases of COVID-19.
Officials expanded travel restrictions and increased advisories on Saturday for certain areas of the world that are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.
A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek the DoD is concerned that service members returning home could "inadvertently" spread the virus to the U.S.
The virus poses a greater risk to certain demographics than others, according to a team of 25 international experts.
The risk of COVID-19 to the general public remains low, but health officials urged people to start planning in the event the virus has sustained community spreading.
Certain masks have sold out on Amazon and demand sparked a surge in prices, but experts warned wearing a mask could actually increase your chances of getting the virus.
Experts were impressed with the progress that was made, but there are still gaps in the world's knowledge about COVID-19.
A new case in the United States raised concerns that there could be community spread of the virus.
News that COVID-19 is expected to spread in the United States raised concerns, but the risk to the public remains low.
President Donald Trump told reporters we were "very close" to a coronavirus vaccine, causing confusion as to the state of a vaccine.
Cases rose in the U.S. to 57 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expects to see the virus spread.