Updated 6:49 a.m. ET, April 22, 2020
- The numbers: Covid-19 has infected more than 2.5 million people and killed at least 177,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 45,000 people have died in the US.
- Missouri suing China: The lawsuit, the first of its kind, claims Chinese authorities caused a pandemic that was preventable.
- Stimulus bill: The US Senate approved a roughly $480 billion relief package with funds for small business, hospitals and testing.
- Winter warning: The US CDC director warned the coronavirus outbreak could be "even more difficult" next winter because it will coincide with flu season.