President Donald Trump said he was considering a quarantine of New York, but said it was "not necessary" after Governor Andrew Cuomo said it would amount to a "federal declaration of war."
Jails and prisons across the United States are reporting an increase of COVID-19.
The U.S. Navy is scrambling to contain its first at-sea coronavirus outbreak after more than two dozen sailors tested positive aboard the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt.
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said the "purposeful exposure and infection of others" could implicate the country's terrorism-related statutes as coronavirus appears to meet the statutory definition of a biological agent.
The organization said wet markets like the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in China, where the novel coronavirus is believe to have originated, are breeding grounds for deadly diseases.
Abbott Laboratories said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had issued an Emergency Use Authorization for the fastest available point-of-care test that can detect the novel coronavirus.
"Yet your Governor, Gretchen "Half" Whitmer is way in over her ahead, she doesn't have a clue," Trump tweeted Friday.
The study shows younger people are more likely than older Americans to come into contact with infected individuals.
Dr. Jerome Adams' remarks came as the country reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases worldwide.
An international team of researchers analyzed frozen tissue samples from 18 Malayan pangolins collected during anti-smuggling operations at Guangxi Customs in southern China.
Dr. Mohammad Madjid of UTHealth told Newsweek, "We know very well that COVID-19 affects the lung and can cause complications, but this study shows that the cardiovascular system is also affected."
The threat of far-right terrorism was brought into stark focus this week when the FBI killed a man who was planning to attack a hospital with a car bomb.
Academics in Israel suggested balancing public health and economic concerns with a mixed week of work and lockdown days, but other experts have serious doubts.
But the study should be "very reassuring for mothers" as none of the babies were severely ill, one professor told Newsweek.
The Ontario teen allegedly created a fake physician's note that stated she had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and gave it to a restaurant supervisor on March 19, forcing a store closure.
Lindemann, 57, tested positive after returning to Berlin following concerts in Moscow.
Landon Spradlin previously shared Facebook meme suggesting the media is reporting on the virus just to attack Trump.
Other celebrities, including Blake Lively and Angelina Jolie, have donated to food banks and charities.
Tracking data from U.S. mobile technology and location data company X-Mode is being fed a mapping platform called Tectonix to analyze human movements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim spoke with Newsweek about how they want their surreal new show to remind viewers of classic sitcoms—that is, until "you start looking at the characters and the ideas."
Swabs taken from the nostril and mid-nose of COVID-19 patients picked up the disease in more than 90 percent of cases, according to healthcare company UnitedHealth Group which created the test.
At least 22 states have issued a "stay at home" order, while disaster declarations have been made in several more states, including New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois and Missouri.
Around a quarter of Department of Homeland Security leadership positions are vacant or filled by acting officials.
There is currently no treatment or vaccine against COVID-19, which more than half a million people have been diagnosed with according to Johns Hopkins University.
The poll also found the number of people who fear their family catching the new coronavirus is higher than in previous epidemics.
The gym was forced to suspend operations on March 16 to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the city.
"They care about money, not their people. But, we robots, or I mean associates, are what keeps that business running," one California associate said after a new COVID-19 case was confirmed.
The prime minister said in a statement that he would continue to lead his government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic by video conference.
The new poll also said it is the first time disapproval of President Donald Trump's performance has been lower than approval.
While the U.S. has become the epicenter of the outbreak, China is banning all foreigners and limiting air travel in a bid to curb its growing number of imported cases.