Pandemic “Peak,” Faster Testing, Uber’s Lost Rides

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As global fears of the spread of coronavirus mount, the Federal Reserve slashes rates to stave off a recession, we get analysis from CNBC's senior economics reporter, Steve Liesman. Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb says he believes the coronavirus will peak in the U.S. from around late April to early May. Swiss drugmaker Roche has the first commercially available diagnostic test to treat COVID-19 that can deliver results in just over three hours, we hear from CEO Severin Schwan and how he is addressing demand. Plus, Uber’s CFO Nelson Chai discusses a series of measures aimed at mitigating the effect of Coronavirus on its workers.

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