Health officials say most people who catch corona virus will recover. But as the disease spreads and impacts hundreds of millions of lives in some way or another. It can be easy to focus on all the bad news surrounding it. That's why those who are making a positive difference are all heroes in our book.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: At a time of social distancing, empathy and compassion are alive and well. Around the world people are coming up with creative ways to stay connected, to share resources and to stay healthy. As healthcare workers risk their own lives battling the virus on the frontlines, innovative citizens are turning passion projects to potentially life saving ventures. One teenagers Web site has been tracking the virus since December.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It was really hard to just get straight facts so I decided it would be kind of cool if I made a Web site to make the data more accessible for other people.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And in Italy, a company used their 3D printers to build life saving respirator parts that were dangerously in short supply. For those who's work can't be done from home, many CEOs and leaders are providing financial support.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This is people's lives at stake. This is not basketball. This is not about the Mavericks.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: How many? You said two. There is two.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Across the globe, communities are making sure people have food and stores and restaurants are doing what they can to help others.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Here in the U.S., World Famous Chef Jose Andres has transformed some of his restaurants into community kitchens just to serve those in need.
CHEF JOSE ANDRES: We need to be part of the solution.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Strangers have become shopping angels to support those who can't leave their homes. Even though we've been told to stay apart, the rallying call for prevention and detection brings us together on social media.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: As the country and the world navigate daily life during a pandemic, it's good to know that compassion continues to live on.