The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. No, Coronavirus Isn't Easing Up

    Yesterday's news that new infections appeared to be falling was followed by a shock today: Chinese authorities clocked 15,152 new cases and recorded another 254 deaths on the outbreak's deadliest day yet. That striking reversal is likely a result of health officials expanding their criteria for diagnosis — theoretically getting more people into medical care, but also raising questions about the capacity to treat them all.

    How serious are global concerns about coronavirus? High-profile events like Barcelona's Mobile World Congress and the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai have been called off or postponed.

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