The Brooklyn-born artist, whose real name was Bashar Jackson, was 20.
With no end to the coronavirus outbreak in sight, health officials are grappling with the issue of whether cured patients can get reinfected.
Kentaro Iwata said he had safely weathered the Ebola, SARS, and cholera crises, but was terrified of catching COVID-19 on the quarantined cruise ship.
The death toll from coronavirus passed 2,000 as a Chinese study says the outbreak could be 20 times more deadly than the flu.
Los Angeles city and county officials on Tuesday announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government's response to natural disasters. The creation of a "Housing Central Command" marks an overhaul of how agencies work together in addressing the growing number of people living on the street, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Previously the system was slowed by red tape and gaps in information showing what housing units were available and who is eligible to move into them, officials said.