coronavirus

Twitter CEO Exits SXSW, Calls To Cancel Grow

(CNN) - The South by Southwest festival draws hundreds of thousands of people from around the globe, but this year the numbers could be a lot lower. That's because of concerns about the global spread of the coronavirus. Twitter…

FDA Sending Out 15K Coronavirus Test Kits

(CNN) - The federal government is prepared to fight the coronavirus. Vice president Mike Pence calls it "an all hands on deck effort." He says more than 15,000 testing kits are out and that the FDA passed a testing…

Louvre Closed Over Coronavirus Concerns

(CNN) - The Louvre in Paris is staying closed because of coronavirus concerns. Press officers said that staff met with authorities and decided to keep the museum closed on Sunday. The statement added that the Louvre is not covered…

Pope Cancels Events Due To Cold

(CNN) - Pope Francis is canceling more events because of a lingering cold. The Pope spoke from his window on St. Peter's Square Sunday, saying that a cold will prevent him from participating in a week-long spiritual retreat outside…

Coronavirus: Stores Brace For Sanitizer Shortage

(CNN) - Coronavirus fears have sparked a mad dash for cleaning products. Retailers like CVS and Walgreens say they've noticed an increase in demand for hand sanitizer, cleaning wipes, and face masks. The demand is so great, officials at…

Corona Beer Statement: No Link To Coronavirus

(CNN) - On top of being a public health threat, the coronavirus has been disastrous for business, triggering massive, historic stock market losses. But one brand not changing its approach amid the fear is Corona beer. You won't see…

P&G Facing Supply Issues Due To Coronavirus

(CNN) - Procter and Gamble says it's facing global supply and demand challenges due to coronavirus. P&G is the biggest consumer goods company in the world with brands like Gilette, Downy, Duracell, Bounty and Pampers. The company has nearly…

Foreign Diplomats To Be Evacuated From North Korea

(CNN) - Foreign diplomats in North Korea may soon be evacuated over coronavirus concerns, a source tells CNN. Germany, France and Switzerland have all closed their offices in Pyongyang. Others are scaling down operations. Since early February, foreign diplomats…

K-Pop Band BTS Cancels Shows Over Coronavirus

(CNN) - South Korean K-pop band BTS has cancelled four shows over coronavirus fears. The shows, all in Seoul were scheduled for April. More than 200,000 people were expected to attend. The group's management announced the cancellations Friday on…