Alabama reports first coronavirus death

An Alabama resident who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has died, according to the state’s health department. The resident, who was not identified, had underlying health issues. His or her death marks the first time an Alabama resident who previously tested positive for the virus has died. The Jackson County resident “passed away … Read more

Washington bans recreational fishing, shellfishing to slow coronavirus spread

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Residents of Washington state won’t even be able to practice social “fishtancing” amid the coronavirus outbreak. This week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) issued a temporary order to close all recreational fishing and shellfishing in … Read more

Next coronavirus epicenter is likely New Orleans, Tulane hospital physician says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. New Orleans is likely the next epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Tulane Medical Center’s critical care physician Dr. Joshua Denson said Thursday. Appearing on “America’s Newsroom” with host Ed Henry, Denson said that the progression of cases seen in hospitals on … Read more

Dr. Siegel says some ‘mathematical modeling’ about coronavirus is spreading panic

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. After Nobel Peace Prize-winning scientist Michael Levitt claimed that coronavirus panic needs to be controlled, Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel agreed. “There is too much mathematical modeling going on,” Siegel told “Fox & Friends.” Siegel said that projections … Read more

Hertz offering free car rentals to health care workers in New York City

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Hertz is giving a helping hand to health care workers in New York City. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The company is offering free one-month rentals to anyone with a qualified medical ID through April 30. The … Read more