A sign reminding people to wash their hands outside a dormitory at the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy which has been designated as a 2019 novel coronavirus quarantine site for travellers. Photo: AFP
A sign reminding people to wash their hands outside a dormitory at the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy which has been designated as a 2019 novel coronavirus quarantine site for travellers. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Trump asks Congress for US$2.5 billion to fight outbreak

  • The White House budget office said the funds are for vaccines, treatment, and protective equipment
  • Coronavirus fears were credited with Monday’s 1,000-plus point drop in the Dow Jones Industrials

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A sign reminding people to wash their hands outside a dormitory at the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy which has been designated as a 2019 novel coronavirus quarantine site for travellers. Photo: AFP
A sign reminding people to wash their hands outside a dormitory at the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy which has been designated as a 2019 novel coronavirus quarantine site for travellers. Photo: AFP
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