There's no place like home. Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued an order for all of the Golden State's 40 million residents to hunker down, asking them to only leave home when it's absolutely necessary. He's estimated that more than half of Californians will become infected. Meanwhile, with 3,405 fatalities, Italy reached the grim milestone of recording more deaths than China, despite its population being 20 times smaller.
What challenges are American leaders facing? Some, like New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, have complained that they don't have enough ventilators — leading them to shop for the devices in China.
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