The CEO of Corona maker Constellation brands said sales of the beer are doing just fine. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Coronavirus fears continue to compound along with the number of international cases of the illness. On Friday, Global markets continued their dive, with the main European markets losing between 2 and 3 percent. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The message was “you need to be prepared,” Dr. Judith Ford, medical director of clinical quality for HealthCare Partners Nevada, recounted Wednesday, Feb. 26. 2020. Ford and other Southern Nevada health authorities stressed there is no need to panic. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
U.S. health officials warned Tuesday it’s inevitable the deadly coronavirus will spread in the US. “It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore, but rather more a question of exactly when this will happen” — Dr. Nancy Messonnier, CDC Hospitals are beginning to prepare. Hospitals are reviewing infection control measures, looking at telemedicine to interact with infectious patients, and conserving masks and gloves. The CDC has held 17 calls reaching more than 11,000 companies and organizations, including stadiums, universities, faith leaders, retailers and large corporations. The first clinical trial in the U.S. of a possible coronavirus treatment is underway in Nebraska. The COVID-19 virus has infected more than 80,000 people and killed more than 2,700.
Legal assistant Michelle Zhang, who has family in China working in hospitals affected by the coronavirus, talks about responding to requests for medical supplies during an interview at the law offices of Eric K. Chen in Las Vegas Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Southern Nevada Health Acting Chief Health Officer Fermin Leguen and District Medical Inspector Vit Kraushaar address the media about a possible case of the coronavirus in Las Vegas Valley.