Denise Chow7h ago / 2:07 AM UTCOn Monday, the White House coronavirus response coordinator warned that the U.S. could see up to 200,000 deaths from the ongoing outbreak “if we do things almost perfectly.”On Tuesday, the coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, showed how her team came up with that grim projection.In a task force briefing, the White House offered the first look at the statistical models being used to anticipate how the virus could spread across the U.S., and what drove President Donald Trump to extend his administration’s nationwide social-distancing measures until April 30.Read the full story here.Phil Helsel8h ago / 1:23 AM UTCMaine residents ordered to stay homeMaine Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday issued a “stay healthy at home mandate” that requires people to stay at their residence except for essential work or needs like groceries and health care.The order is aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus illness COVID-19, which has been linked to five deaths in the state as of Tuesday evening. Other states and local governments have announced similar orders.Essential businesses that remain open must enforce social distancing and in-person instruction at schools has been stopped until at least May 1.”We are in the midst of one of


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