After a barrage of criticism, the US President, Donald Trump, has reversed a decision to dismantle the White House coronavirus taskforce.
The reprieve comes as deaths and infection rates outside New York continue to rise as states ease their lockdowns.
North America correspondent Kathryn Diss reports from Washington.
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In This Story: Donald Trump
Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.