(CNN) New York City hospitals will only be able to get through this week before they start getting "to a point where people can't be saved" because of equipment shortages, Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN on Monday.
Coronaviruses are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tracts of birds and mammals, including humans. Doctors associate them with the common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and COVID-19. They can also affect the gut.
General Motors (NYSE: GM) said on Friday night that it has agreed to lend its idled factories to support the production of hospital ventilators in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.