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U.S. Crude Oil Prices Go Negative

The price of crude oil drops below $0, the U.S. Senate reaches a deal on a $484 billion relief package, and Oxford University begins vaccine trials this week.

U.S. Investigates Laboratory In Wuhan

The U.S. government investigates a laboratory in Wuhan, a new lending program for small businesses runs out of funds, and Japan issues direct impact payments.

Lockdown Measures Extended Into May

U.S. governors form a consortium to reopen the economy, China reports its highest number of new cases since March, and Italy, France, and Britain extend lockdown measures into May.

Black Americans Are Hit Hardest By Coronavirus

Black Americans are more likely to die from coronavirus, New York continues to see staggering fatalities, and UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson begins his third day in intensive care.

China Hoards Masks As CDC Urges Public Wearing

The CDC urges Americans to wear face masks, China hoards global supplies, and Google data shows New Yorkers are doing less social distancing than Italy.

Japan Distributes Masks To Its 50 Million Households

The U.S. records more than 1,000 deaths in one day, Japan sends face masks to 50 million households, and France uses its high-speed trains to transport patients across the country.

U.S. Projects 240,000 Deaths With Mitigation

The White House projects up to 240,000 coronavirus deaths, a 13-year-old boy in the UK dies from the virus, and Amazon fires an employee who led a protest for protective gear.

New York Reports Record 237 Deaths In One Day

New York reports 237 deaths in one day, President Trump extends national guidelines until April 30th, and Instacart workers go on strike demanding protective equipment.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, Apple releases a COVID-19 app, and the USNS Mercy hospital ship docks in Los Angeles.

US Senate To Pass $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

Spain overtakes China in coronavirus deaths, the U.S. Senate passes a $2 trillion stimulus package, and a British diplomat dies after contracting coronavirus.