The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic is spreading across the United States. People are discouraged (even banned in some places) from large gatherings, public spaces are closed, store shelves are empty, with long lines in grocery stores, and travel is limited. Here are some scenes from across America.
Bass Pro Shops marketing manager David Smith (R) carries a box of donated face masks into Mercy Health in Chesterfield, Mo., on May 13. The company is donating 1 million FDA-approved ASTM Level 1 Procedure Face Masks to healthcare workers and first responders working on the front lines of the pandemic. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI