Stocks are jumping after some of the world's hardest-hit areas offered sparks of hope that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak may be on the horizon.
Coronavirus patients around the world are rushing to join studies of an experimental drug that showed promise against some similar viruses in the past.
Demand to get protective equipment for doctors and nurses is prompting states and hospitals to compete against themselves.
Stocks are drifting in morning trading on Wall Street after erasing earlier losses, as investors close out a brutal first quarter.
The stimulus checks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says will be deposited into Americans' bank accounts "within three weeks" won't be enjoyed by everyone.
The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Doctors and researchers still have much to learn about the exact symptoms caused by COVID-19, but a group of ear, nose and throat doctors now suspect two such symptoms may be an altered sense of taste, called dysgeusia, and a loss of smell, known as anosmia.
Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus.