President Donald Trump listens as Dr Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response co-ordinator, speaks about the coronavirus in the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP

As the number of coronavirus cases rises in the United States, the nation’s attention has turned to the daily coronavirus briefings from the White Hou(...)

A patient is brought to the emergency room at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York. Photograph: The New York Times

In several hours on Tuesday, Dr Ashley Bray performed chest compressions at Elmhurst Hospital Center on a woman in her 80s, a man in his 60s and a 38-(...)