Today’s news about the global pandemic.
United Airlines, which already mandated masks on its flights, will now require passengers to wear masks inside the airport as well beginning this Friday. (USA Today)
California health officials say 70 percent of coronavirus cases in the state involve patients under the age of 49. (Fox News)
13 nuns at a Roman Catholic convent in Michigan have died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. Another 17 have tested positive and recovered. (CBS News)
A new study suggests that another steroid, prednasone, is also effective for treating some coronavirus patients. But for others, it can actually make things worse. (USA Today)
The NFL Players Association says 59 players have tested positive for COVID-19. They initially reported 95 positive cases, but that number included players and staff.
There are now more than 14.9 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide with 616,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)
In the U.S., there are more than 3.8 million confirmed cases with more than 141,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)
Donald Trump says coronavirus pandemic will “get worse before it gets better.” (The Washington Post)
Dr. Fauci says he wasn’t invited to White House briefing. (ABC News)
Florida mom loses 20-year-old son to coronavirus, and then days later, her daughter. (NBC News)
U.S. charges two Chinese nationals in coronavirus vaccine hacking plot. (CNBC)