China has been placing massive orders of protective personal equipment — sparking fears that the country is preparing for a second wave of the coronavirus, American traders in China told The Post.
President Trump on Wednesday blamed China’s “incompetence” for allowing the virus to spread around the world and kill more than 320,000 people.
Meanwhile, Wuhan — the Chinese city where the pandemic began — has banned the consumption of wild animals. The virus is believed to have emerged from a wet market in the city, jumping from an animal to a human. Daily updates straight to your inbox:
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Here’s what else we learned today: New York crisis:
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will offer free coronavirus tests at all of its 169 nursing homes to protect elderly communities hit hard by the virus.
But Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued to shift blame — this time to the White House — for his widely criticized directive barring nursing homes from turning away coronavirus-positive people. A “tidal wave” of Big Apple buyers are fleeing the concrete jungle for Connecticut, creating an unexpected uptick in the real estate market. Here’s everything you need to know about when NYC schools could reopen — and how they could change. State funding: Trump threatened to “hold up funding” for Michigan and Nevada if the battleground states follow through with plans for residents to cast mail-in or absentee ballots for upcoming elections. Frontline heroes: Dr. James Mahoney, an intensive care doctor in Brooklyn who […]