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CDC recommends Americans wear face masks voluntarily in public

Despite the CDC recommending Americans voluntarily wear "cloth face coverings" in public, President Trump says he will not. Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins AC360 to discuss whether or not wearing a face mask or cloth covering could help stop the spread of the virus. Plus, Peter Navarro, the National Defense Production Act Policy Coordinator, tells Anderson Cooper the fight against the coronavirus is "a war" and if people social distance and flatten the curve, there will be enough supplies. via Knit


Over 87% of Americans under stay at home orders

Florida, Georgia and Mississippi are the latest states to issue stay at home orders. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay at home order back on March 24th. She joins Anderson Cooper to explain why she thinks the country should have a "national strategy instead of a patchwork of policies." Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen discuss the science behind these stay at home orders and how they can help save lives. Airdate: April 1, 2020 via Knit


White House predicts more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths

According to the latest projections presented by the White House task force, 100,000 to 240,000 people in this country will die from coronavirus, even with social distancing. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan join Anderson Cooper to discuss issues their states are facing, including lack of testing and the need for more ventilators, masks and other personal protection equipment. Plus, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea tells AC360about 15% of the department has...


U.S. hits single-day record of at least 519 reported coronavirus deaths

With the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States rising daily, governors in some of the hardest hit states are still worried about the number of supplies their hospitals have. One of those governors, Ned Lamont from Connecticut joins Anderson Cooper to give an update on his conversations with President Trump and where his state's supplies currently stands. Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen discuss the latest on social distancing and whether or not they agree with...


65,000+ coronavirus cases in the U.S.; at least 921 deaths

With more than 65,000 coronavirus cases in the United States, at least 20,000 of those are in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Anderson Cooper to give an update on how the city hospitals are doing and the need for medical supplies, especially ventilators. Plus, Senator Bernie Sanders gives AC360° his take on the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill and updates us on his presidential campaign. Airdate: March 25, 2020 via Knit


Dr. Birx: People recently in the New York City area should self-quarantine in their homes for 14 days

With about 56 percent of all U.S. coronavirus coming out of the New York City metro area, a member of the White House's task force says anyone who's recently left the region should self-quarantine for 14 days to try and slow the spread of the virus. That specific guideline isn't on the CDC or the White House website. Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins Anderson Cooper to discuss Dr. Deborah Birx's comments. Plus, Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, joins AC360° to discuss the state of the economy...


42,600+ coronavirus cases in the United Sates and at least 541 dead

The President signals he is looking for a way to "get our country open again." He said he was talking in terms of weeks, not months but the Surgeon General says Americans should prepare for the pandemic to get worse. Dr. David Katz, former director at the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the op-ed he wrote in the Washington Post asking if "our fight against coronavirus is worse than the disease." Plus, the President has been touting several drugs that...


4 states order nonessential workers to stay home to slow the spread of coronavirus

Nonessential workers in New York, Connecticut, California and Illinois are being ordered to stay home as the number of coronavirus cases tops 18,000 in the United States. Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen join Anderson Cooper to discuss the difficulties hospitals are facing with lack of testing and shortage of supplies. Plus, the doctors answer questions from viewers about vaccine trials and give advice to nurses treating patients who have the coronavirus. Airdate: March 20, 2020 Guests:...


Pres. Trump: We are ordering "thousands and thousands" of ventilators

President Trump invoked emergency wartime authority to speed production of protective equipment and ventilators both of which are in short supply. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the status of supplies in his city and what he needs from the federal government. Plus, Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer tells AC360 about how the Senate passed phase two of coronavirus relief efforts, including paid emergency leave but there's a number of restrictions on who...


New White House Guideline: Gatherings should be limited to 10 people

New stricter guidelines are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the restrictions he's put in place in his state and why he decided to cancel school throughout the state. Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen take viewer questions about the latest coronavirus developments. Airdate: March 16, 2020 via Knit


President Trump: "I am officially declaring a national emergency"

President Trump declares the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency which allows people and communities to seek help from the federal government and ideally, access to more testing. Anthony Scaramucci, former White House Communications Director, joins Anderson Cooper to react to the President's declaration and how he's been handling this pandemic that's affecting the country. Plus, Italy is in the midst of a lockdown after the government implemented strict isolation measures to contain...


Stocks plunge 2,300+ points amid coronavirus pandemic, worst day since 1987 "Black Monday"

The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise throughout the country while the stock market had its worst day since 1987's "Black Monday." Gary Cohn, former Director of the President's National Economic Council, joins AC360° to discuss whether or not Americans should be concerned about the stock market and why he thinks the country is in a recession right now. Plus, Rep. Donna Shalala, who once served as Health and Human Services Secretary, tells Anderson Cooper why she thinks President...


Dr. Fauci: "Bottom line, it's going to get worse"

Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Events are being canceled or continuing without any spectators, like the upcoming NCAA tournament. Dr. Fauci, the Director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says "it's going to get worse." Dr. Vivek Murthy, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the status of our healthcare system and how hospitals are already stretched thin because of flu season. Plus, Dr. Sam Fink, a doctor...


Stocks sink more than 2,000 points, Italy goes on lockdown and a total of 5 U.S. congressmen self-quarantine

The stock market continues to fall as worries about the coronavirus and ripple effects impact the global economy. Richard Quest, CNN Business Editor at Large and Alexis Click, a financial expert, join AC360° to discuss how unstable the market is right now and what to expect in the days ahead. Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reacts to the latest coronavirus developments as the number of cases and deaths increase across the United States and as all of Italy goes on lockdown. Airdate: March 9, 2020 via...


Pres. Trump contradicts Pence: "Anybody who needs a test gets a test"

President Trump insisted that anybody who needs to be tested for Coronavirus can get tested. In his own news conference, Vice President Mike Pence bluntly replied to questions about the availability of testing kits. And Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins Jim Sciutto to discuss the mixed messages and explains how the U.S. is behind in testing compared to other countries. Airdate: March 6, 2020 via Knit


VP Pence: "We don't have enough tests" to meet demands

The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise throughout the country along with the demand for tests. Vice President Pence says "we don't have enough tests" to meet that demand. Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Seema Yasmin join Anderson Cooper to give the latest updates about where test kits can be found. Members of Congress were briefed by the White House Coronavirus Task Force about the latest developments. Democratic Congressman David Cicilline tells AC360 what he learned and why he thinks...


Coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S.

With the number of Americans infected with coronavirus increasing, Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers questions about how many people are being tested and why he thinks the number of cases is only going to rise. Plus, after Joe Biden's impressive Super Tuesday showing, former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg dropped out and endorsed the former Vice President. Tim O'Brien, Senior Adviser for Bloomberg 2020, joins AC360° to explain how Bloomberg is going to try and help Biden secure the nomination and...


New coronavirus case in California of unknown origin

Congressman Jimmy Gomez joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the allegations government workers were put in harm's way without coronavirus protections they needed to stay safe. Plus, former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci talks about how President Trump and his administration's handling of the outbreak has affected the economy and the stock market. Airdate: February 28, 2020 via Knit


Rep. Clyburn endorses former VP Biden before South Carolina primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he is counting on a victory when South Carolina holds its primary and he's received a big boost. Long-time South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn is supporting him in the race for the White House. Clyburn joins Anderson Cooper to explain why he wants Biden to win the nomination. Plus, could Andrew Yang, the former Democratic presidential candidate, be Michael Bloomberg's running mate? He tells AC360° the Bloomberg campaign isn't the only one to reach...


Sanders and Biden lead Democratic field in South Carolina

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez joins Anderson Cooper to discuss why despite the tightening and contentious race, he thinks the Democrats will come together behind one nominee to try and beat President Trump. Plus, former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel tells AC360° why he says "panic" is the way to describe the mood in the Democratic party right now. The former Chicago Mayor also explains why he thinks mayors have the most important jobs in politics. Airdate:...