Surgeon General Jerome Adams told Americans yesterday that "this is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment" as COVID-19 infections continued rising. In the U.K., the latest coronavirus hot spot, Queen Elizabeth II urged Britons to rally around the crisis, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive 10 days ago, was hospitalized for persistent symptoms. He's undergoing "precautionary" tests today and is still leading the government.
Is a silver lining coming? The pace of fatalities has fallen in Spain, Italy and New York City — but officials cautioned that citizens must keep following lockdown rules or risk reversing that trend.