Erik Ortiz and Tom Winter15h ago / 6:45 PM UTCAt least six states and several large school districts, including those in Los Angeles and San Diego, have closed public classroom doors for at least the next two weeks because of the widening coronavirus outbreak. But the nation’s largest school district — New York City — along with New York state have yet to pull the trigger.For some parents and officials, who are worried about children catching the virus or spreading it to others, that decision has caused dismay and strong criticism. But other parents and officials want schools to remain open and don’t want to shut down programs like school lunches and other social services. They expressed concern that many parents will be unable provide child care for students stuck at home.Read the full story here.Suzy Khimm and Laura Strickler15h ago / 6:42 PM UTCNew roadblocks emerge to coronavirus testingDoctors’ offices are telling private labs they are running low on supplies needed to take specimens from patients for coronavirus testing, including “swabs, N95 respirators, viral transport media, masks, [and] gloves,” according to the American Clinical Laboratories Association, which represents commercial and hospital labs.“Just being able to locate, gowns, gloves, or goggles


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