Today’s biggest developments:
Stocks tank despite Fed’s interest rate cut U.S. death toll increases to 9 ‘We are at least a year away’ from a vaccine: Expert Officials say state labs should be equipped for a million tests by end of week Man in Westchester County, New York, in “serious condition”
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4:39 p.m. Google cancels I/O conference
Google announced that the company’s I/O developers conference scheduled for May 12-14 has been canceled because of coronavirus concerns.
Ticket holders will receive a full refund, the company said.
4:30 p.m. Kirkland Washington first responders show flu-like symptoms
Twelve of 30 firefighters and police officers in Kirkland, Washington, who were quarantined after potential or direct exposure to COVID-19 are showing flu-like symptoms, city officials confirmed.
One firefighter was released from being quarantined at a fire station after waiting for 14 days, officials said.
Among the remaining 29 first responders, 19 confirmed they had direct exposure to the virus while responding to calls at a care facility.