Doctor's warning: Shutdown endangering medical community
As the country slowly reopens, a growing list of medical doctors are calling for a speedier process. One America's Chanel Rion has more from Washington.
More than 100 healthcare staff in Italy have lost their lives to COVID-19 since February.
Sky's Sally Lockwood reports from the Italian front line where staff are struggling to come to terms with the fallout from the crisis. Some states in the southern United States with Republican governors are easing restrictions, in spite of warnings from the medical community that it is too soon.
In Georgia, businesses such as gyms and hair salons have reopened.
Not all business owners are convinced that this is the right thing to do, but there is pressure mounting on the state governments to allow business to resume.
Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports. The US military is sending more than 1,000 of its doctors, nurses and other medical staff to New York to help overburdened hospitals.
Meanwhile, the city's mayor is calling for a national mobilisation of medical personnel to fight the pandemic.
And as Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York, thousands of retired doctors, as well as medical students, are volunteering to help. A nonprofit group in Arizona is making medical-grade gowns to support efforts of the medical community in the state responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Delivery of fabric for the gowns was made possible by the Arizona Air National Guard. (April 14)