New York state opioid trial has been postponed due to coronavirus. The lawsuit against McKesson, Johnson & Johnson, CVS and other companies was scheduled to begin on March 20. It was postponed due to the number of people traveling to attend. (Reuters)

The Food and Drug Administration has sent seven warning letters related to COVID-19. The letters warned companies for making false health claims that their products could treat or prevent the coronavirus. (Associated Press)

New York has called in the National Guard to New Rochelle due to virus. The town is the center of a growing outbreak of COVID-19, with more than 100 cases. The National Guard will assist with a containment center and schools will be closed for two weeks, the first move of its kind in the U.S. (CNBC)

The FDA is halting all inspections abroad. The agency said it was stopping routine inspections overseas of food, drugs and medical devices through April. The agency had already halted inspections in China. (The New York Times)

Private health insurers have agreed to extended coronavirus coverage. Private insurance plans will now extend coronavirus treatment coverage in all of their plans and waive copay fees for testing. Government plans made similar moves last week. (Reuters)