A top health official warned yesterday that the U.S. is far from immune to the outbreak, urging communities across the country to prepare "social distancing measures." Meanwhile, stocks plunged for the second day in a row as dozens of countries scrambled to stop the new virus from taking root at home. "Time is everything in this disease," said a World Health Organization expert.
What are the latest stats? Coronavirus has infected more than 80,000 people across 37 countries — claiming more than 2,600 lives along the way — and raised concerns about the lack of a coordinated global strategy.