USC Surgical Residents have put their education on hold so they can be taught how to draw blood and learn ICU methods/procedures in local hospitals.
69 NYU medical students will graduate 3 months early and immediately work in the Internal Medicine & Emergency Medicine departments in NYC.
UK's Boris Johnson requested 250k volunteers to assist during the crisis. Almost 500k volunteered.
Governors are bidding against each other, FEMA and other countries when searching for medical supplies. They have asked repeatedly fot the Trump administration to develop a National Supply chain to alleviate this problem.
The Governor of Oregon is the latest to receive expired medical supplies from the federal government. The Governor of Michigan received supplies that supported the biggest hospital in Detroit for one shift at the hospital. Connecticut's largest hospital has enough tests for 3 days and were warned their next medical shipment will ot arrive as scheduled.
28 Governors have closed not essential businesses. 22 other Governors have chosen not to close non essential businesses.
Social distancing seems to be working in certain areas of the country.
Louisiana has the most new cases in the country. Neighbor Alabama is experiencing a shortage of medical supplies while their cases rise. Mississippi which border these two states recently had their Governor rescind the order of local Mayors and towns to close non essential businesses. Mississippi is open for business and owners are ordering employees to return to work. Mississippi reported 108 new cases today.
Unemployment claims for last week rose to 3.3 million. Next week most probably will be worse.
People needing a ventilator have a 50/50 chance of recovering. Those who can't get a ventilator have a 0 chance of recovery. People in NYC have died on gurneys waiting for a ventilator.
Connecticut's Senator Blumenthal has to go in November.
Governors and Mayors will decide when to open their states/cities for regular business again. This decision is not up to Trump or the federal government.