The Associated Press
Senate leaders were rushing to unravel last-minute snags and win passage of unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid totaling some $2 trillion to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, New York authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster, India's 1.3 billion people joined the global lockdown, and Prince Charles has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Here are some of AP's top stories Wednesday on the world's coronavirus pandemic. Follow APNews.com/VirusOutbreak for updates through the day and APNews.com/UnderstandingtheOutbreak for stories explaining some of its complexities.
WHAT'S HAPPENING TODAY:
— A makeshift morgue has been set up outside New York's Bellevu