Coronavirus Live Updates: As Economy Hemorrhages Jobs, Europeans Agree to Prime EU’s Pump

Here’s what you need to know: ImageWith help from Congress uncertain, the Federal Reserve on Thursday took action on its own round of emergency measures to help the economy.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times As millions more Americans lose their jobs, more aid from Washington is uncertain. The harsh economic toll of the social distancing measures…

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How to Write a Condolence Note

Unfortunately, many people are likely to have occasion in the days and weeks ahead to write a letter of condolence to a friend, relative, colleague or acquaintance who has suffered the death of a loved one to Covid-19. These are tough letters to write. Here are some suggestions for expressing sympathy clearly and supportively to…

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Should Young Children Wear Masks?

As coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, we’re working to answer the questions on many parents’ minds. For the latest updates, read The New York Times’s live coronavirus coverage here. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week that all Americans should wear cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of…

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