Updated 11:22 a.m. ET, July 26, 2020
- American medical experts are urging political leaders to shut down the United States to contain the pandemic after the country surpassed 4 million Covid-19 cases.
- North Korea has reported its first suspected case of Covid-19.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US's top infectious disease expert, said the Center for Disease Control has put out "a sound set of guidelines" on how to reopen schools safely this fall.