The White House is seeking revisions to a rejected Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to help local health authorities reopen businesses, according to reports. A U.S. agency withdrew approval for N-95 masks from China.
The National Institutes of Health fears the loss of funded research as laboratories remain shut. The Bank of England may expand stimulus to help the economy amid an outlook for a 14% slump that could be the worst in Europe.
Virus Tracker: cases pass 3.8 million; deaths top 267,000Many states fall short of White House reopening criteriaChina exports unexpectedly rise; France, Germany output hitTaiwan’s China networks gave it a head start on the pandemicU.S. health insurers offer discounts to customers hit by virusCold, crowded, deadly: virus stalks workers at U.S. meat plantsFor some JPMorgan staff, remote work may become permanent
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Disney to Reopen Some Florida Spots in May (6:13 a.m. HK)
Walt Disney Co. will open a limited numbers of shops and restaurants in the Disney Springs mall outside its resorts in Orlando, Florida, on May 20, part of a phased reopening in the theme-park capital of the world.