CGTN America

CGTN America 5 Mar 2020

U.S. leaders and health officials work to battle virus


The U.S. coronavirus task force is working to mobilize to contain COVID-19's spread, but are still facing issues. CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg explains the latest.

Medical professionals fight to keep up patient care, but they lack enough equipment to properly protect themselves. Doctors, nurses and health care workers across the nation share their stories.
Medical workers are carrying out simple acts of kindness to ease anxious and isolated coronavirus patients. One America's Grayce Rust explains how health care providers are going above and beyond amid the ongoing pandemic.
Federal ministers and officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on COVID-19.
In April, Apple and Google announced Google and Apple were working together to launch a coronavirus tracing app, aimed at following the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S. As more details emerge about the software, however, health officials say it will provide little aid in the battle against the outbreak. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN's Reena Ninan with more.

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