Across the world, half a million people have now died from coronavirus (COVID-19) and more than 10 million have been infected.
A quarter of all those infections and deaths are in the United States, which is – by far – the worst-hit country.
With a sharp spike in infections recorded in southern and western states, the US health secretary is warning time is running out to contain the virus.
Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports from Maryland.
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