Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:57
For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
The coronavirus outbreak is getting worse in many parts of the country, and the U.S. will likely need to learn to cope with having the virus be a part of life for many more months....
Teachers, Parents To Protest School Reopening...

Teachers, Parents To Protest School Reopenings Without Adequate Funding


More school districts are reopening with in-person classes or under a hybrid model this week. But are schools reopening safely? What does the science say?...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
Teachers, Parents To Protest School Reopenings Without Adequate Funding
More school districts are reopening with in-person classes or under a hybrid model this week. But are schools reopening safely? What does the science say?...
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tou...

Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices


For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices
For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty To Students: We Can&#...

UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty To Students: We Can't Safely Return To Campus


NPR's David Folkenflik talks with Michael Palm, professor at the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, about a faculty letter asking undergraduates to consider remote learning this f...
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty To Students: We Can't Safely Return To Campus
NPR's David Folkenflik talks with Michael Palm, professor at the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, about a faculty letter asking undergraduates to consider remote learning this f...

Posted: 2020-08-02 08:33:22
Dr. Deborah Birx said on Sunday that infections are widespread in both urban and rural areas. Adm. Brett Giroir said it is time to "move on" from hydroxychloroquine and focus on effective tr...
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Top congressional Democrats continue to meet with top White House officials about the next coronavirus relief package. But they disagree on how to handle money for jobless aid, states, and s...
Former Obama HHS Official Discusses The Feder...

Former Obama HHS Official Discusses The Federal Response To COVID-19 So Far


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with former Obama administration official Nicole Lurie about the options the federal government now has to intervene in the coronavirus pandemic....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Former Obama HHS Official Discusses The Federal Response To COVID-19 So Far
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with former Obama administration official Nicole Lurie about the options the federal government now has to intervene in the coronavirus pandemic....
What Drives Social Behavior During The COVID-...

What Drives Social Behavior During The COVID-19 Pandemic


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with economist Plamen Nikolov from State University of New York at Binghamton, about how the pandemic is altering the way we behave....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
What Drives Social Behavior During The COVID-19 Pandemic
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with economist Plamen Nikolov from State University of New York at Binghamton, about how the pandemic is altering the way we behave....
Not Flying This Summer? Many Americans Are Hi...

Not Flying This Summer? Many Americans Are Hitting The Road — In RVs


The summer vacation, an annual rite for so many, is not an easy thing to give up, even during a pandemic....
Posted: 2020-08-02 10:01:00
Not Flying This Summer? Many Americans Are Hitting The Road — In RVs
The summer vacation, an annual rite for so many, is not an easy thing to give up, even during a pandemic....

Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Heidi Hisrich, a public high school teacher who has decided she'd rather resign than teach in person this upcoming school year....
Posted: 2020-08-01 07:19:29
It's unclear how the Democrat, who says he is asymptomatic, contracted the virus, but earlier this week, he presided over a hearing that included another member who has since tested positive...
Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust...

Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust In A COVID-19 Vaccine


Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on it's way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?...
Posted: 2020-08-01 12:00:00
Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust In A COVID-19 Vaccine
Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on it's way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?...
White Collar Workers Put On Assembly Line As ...

White Collar Workers Put On Assembly Line As COVID-19 Shrinks Worker Population


Due to COVID-19 worker shortages, the Honda plant in Marysville, Ohio needs some of its white collar office workers, like those in accounting, to work on the assembly line with little traini...
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
White Collar Workers Put On Assembly Line As COVID-19 Shrinks Worker Population
Due to COVID-19 worker shortages, the Honda plant in Marysville, Ohio needs some of its white collar office workers, like those in accounting, to work on the assembly line with little traini...
The Coronavirus Pandemic May End The Reign Of...

The Coronavirus Pandemic May End The Reign Of Blue Jeans


With most people staying at home these days, Americans are searching for comfort and ditching the denim. NPR's Leila Fadel speaks to retail journalist Abha Bhattarai about the demise of jean...
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
The Coronavirus Pandemic May End The Reign Of Blue Jeans
With most people staying at home these days, Americans are searching for comfort and ditching the denim. NPR's Leila Fadel speaks to retail journalist Abha Bhattarai about the demise of jean...

Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
Alistar Martin is an emergency room doctor in Boston who's been tending to patients during the pandemic. He started the "Vote ER" program to help them register in time for the upcoming elect...
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
MLB players and staff test positive for COVID--19. Professional hockey, basketball, and soccer are in "bubbles." And, social justice continues to be a major concern for players and fans....
Online Memorial Honors Filipino Health Care W...

Online Memorial Honors Filipino Health Care Workers Who Have Died Of COVID-19


NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jollene Levid about her efforts to gather data and memorialize Filipino heath care workers around the world....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
Online Memorial Honors Filipino Health Care Workers Who Have Died Of COVID-19
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jollene Levid about her efforts to gather data and memorialize Filipino heath care workers around the world....
In Rural Missouri, Latinx Communities Learn T...

In Rural Missouri, Latinx Communities Learn To Contain And Cope With The Coronavirus


Rural Carthage, Mo., is home to a growing community of Latin American immigrants. Language barriers and economic stress have made it harder to slow the spread of COVID-19....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:00:27
In Rural Missouri, Latinx Communities Learn To Contain And Cope With The Coronavirus
Rural Carthage, Mo., is home to a growing community of Latin American immigrants. Language barriers and economic stress have made it harder to slow the spread of COVID-19....
Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt C...

Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt Conceals Outbreak, Health Worker Says


Medical workers in and outside the country say there's a lack of medicine and tests....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:37:49
Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt Conceals Outbreak, Health Worker Says
Medical workers in and outside the country say there's a lack of medicine and tests....

Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Leaders of the White House Coronavirus Task Force testified Friday on Capitol Hill. They faced questions on their response to the pandemic and on a switch between COVID-19 patients databases...
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Latinx communities have been disproportionately hit by the coronavirus. But helping recent immigrants understand how to protect themselves is complicated, especially in rural areas....
One Man's COVID-19 Death Raises The Wors...

One Man's COVID-19 Death Raises The Worst Fears Of Many People With Disabilities


The hospital said it made a humane decision to end treatment. Michael Hickson's widow says doctors ended his care because they underestimated the life of a man with significant disabilities....
Posted: 2020-07-31 07:29:57
One Man's COVID-19 Death Raises The Worst Fears Of Many People With Disabilities
The hospital said it made a humane decision to end treatment. Michael Hickson's widow says doctors ended his care because they underestimated the life of a man with significant disabilities....
Fauci 'Optimistic' Americans Will G...

Fauci 'Optimistic' Americans Will Get Coronavirus Vaccine Next Year


Animal and human trials are promising, Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers Friday, and the government is preparing for widespread distribution once a vaccine is shown to be safe and effective....
Posted: 2020-07-31 05:33:09
Fauci 'Optimistic' Americans Will Get Coronavirus Vaccine Next Year
Animal and human trials are promising, Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers Friday, and the government is preparing for widespread distribution once a vaccine is shown to be safe and effective....
U.S. Reaches $2.1 Billion Deal With Sanofi, G...

U.S. Reaches $2.1 Billion Deal With Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline For COVID-19 Vaccine Push


This is the sixth vaccine candidate to join Operation Warp Speed's portfolio, and the largest vaccine deal to date....
Posted: 2020-07-31 04:02:00
U.S. Reaches $2.1 Billion Deal With Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline For COVID-19 Vaccine Push
This is the sixth vaccine candidate to join Operation Warp Speed's portfolio, and the largest vaccine deal to date....

Posted: 2020-07-31 03:21:47
The National Institutes of Health is giving $248.7 million dollars to seven companies developing new technologies for testing, including use of the revolutionary gene-editing technique CRISP...
Posted: 2020-07-31 03:10:22
The judge cites the coronavirus pandemic in blocking the Trump administration's attempt to widen the criteria for what makes an immigrant a "public charge."...
Laurel Braitman: From Healthcare Workers To T...

Laurel Braitman: From Healthcare Workers To The Rest Of Us — How Can We Better Cope?


Healthcare jobs are already stressful. Add a pandemic ... and ongoing police brutality? And it's a lot. We hear from physicians of color and TED Fellow Laurel Braitman about taking care of o...
Posted: 2020-07-31 01:33:00
Laurel Braitman: From Healthcare Workers To The Rest Of Us — How Can We Better Cope?
Healthcare jobs are already stressful. Add a pandemic ... and ongoing police brutality? And it's a lot. We hear from physicians of color and TED Fellow Laurel Braitman about taking care of o...
Laurel Braitman: From Healthcare Workers To T...

Laurel Braitman: From Healthcare Workers To The Rest Of Us — How Can We Better Cope?


Healthcare jobs are already stressful. Add a pandemic ... and ongoing police brutality? And it's a lot. We hear from physicians of color and TED Fellow Laurel Braitman about taking care of o...
Posted: 2020-07-31 01:33:00
Laurel Braitman: From Healthcare Workers To The Rest Of Us — How Can We Better Cope?
Healthcare jobs are already stressful. Add a pandemic ... and ongoing police brutality? And it's a lot. We hear from physicians of color and TED Fellow Laurel Braitman about taking care of o...
What 6 of the 7 Countries With the Most COVID...

What 6 of the 7 Countries With the Most COVID-19 Cases Have In Common


They're up-and-coming nations. They're regional political powers. And they're especially vulnerable to the impact of the pandemic....
Posted: 2020-07-31 12:05:00
What 6 of the 7 Countries With the Most COVID-19 Cases Have In Common
They're up-and-coming nations. They're regional political powers. And they're especially vulnerable to the impact of the pandemic....

Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
Even in financial uncertainty, some firms turn a profit. Major glitches reported in a federal government database for hospital data. And, the Census Bureau's door-knocking program will end e...
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Dr. Joseph Varon, chief of critical care at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, about how his hospital is faring in the fight against the coronavirus in...
COVID-19 Hospital Data System That Bypasses C...

COVID-19 Hospital Data System That Bypasses CDC Plagued By Delays, Inaccuracies


After the Trump administration moved hospital COVID-19 data reporting to HHS, bypassing the CDC, the new data system has been rife with erratic updates and anomalies....
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:00:00
COVID-19 Hospital Data System That Bypasses CDC Plagued By Delays, Inaccuracies
After the Trump administration moved hospital COVID-19 data reporting to HHS, bypassing the CDC, the new data system has been rife with erratic updates and anomalies....
HBCU President: 'I Slept Better' Af...

HBCU President: 'I Slept Better' After Deciding On All Online Classes In The Fall


Colette Pierce Burnette of Huston-Tillotson University says keeping students and staff safe was paramount. Black people are dying from COVID-19 at two and a half times the rate of white peop...
Posted: 2020-07-30 10:00:00
HBCU President: 'I Slept Better' After Deciding On All Online Classes In The Fall
Colette Pierce Burnette of Huston-Tillotson University says keeping students and staff safe was paramount. Black people are dying from COVID-19 at two and a half times the rate of white peop...
'This Is History': NBA To Hold Firs...

'This Is History': NBA To Hold First Games In 'Bubble' Amid Pandemic


Only 22 of the league's 30 teams will play in the truncated season. The NBA is experimenting with keeping players in a so-called "bubble" to try to keep the coronavirus from seeping into it...
Posted: 2020-07-30 08:26:40
'This Is History': NBA To Hold First Games In 'Bubble' Amid Pandemic
Only 22 of the league's 30 teams will play in the truncated season. The NBA is experimenting with keeping players in a so-called "bubble" to try to keep the coronavirus from seeping into it...

Posted: 2020-07-30 08:19:00
School nurses are often the first line of health care for students. They are now working with their districts to help make plans for the upcoming school year — but some don't have much of ...
Posted: 2020-07-30 08:19:00
The NBA season resumes Thursday night, with teams living and playing at Disney World. The temporary basketball campus is called a "bubble," and NBA players have documented their lives there....
Vaccine Candidate Delivers Protection In A Si...

Vaccine Candidate Delivers Protection In A Single Shot (In Monkeys)


Studies COVID-19 vaccine candidates in monkeys show promise of an effective vaccine, but it will large scale human trials to know for sure if they work....
Posted: 2020-07-30 08:10:57
Vaccine Candidate Delivers Protection In A Single Shot (In Monkeys)
Studies COVID-19 vaccine candidates in monkeys show promise of an effective vaccine, but it will large scale human trials to know for sure if they work....
'If Coronavirus Doesn't Kill Me, Hu...

'If Coronavirus Doesn't Kill Me, Hunger Will': Mexico's Poor Bear Brunt Of Pandemic


Low earners have been doubly hit: They make up the highest share of virus-related deaths and lack the funds to stay afloat as the pandemic plunges Mexico deeper into recession....
Posted: 2020-07-30 06:28:56
'If Coronavirus Doesn't Kill Me, Hunger Will': Mexico's Poor Bear Brunt Of Pandemic
Low earners have been doubly hit: They make up the highest share of virus-related deaths and lack the funds to stay afloat as the pandemic plunges Mexico deeper into recession....
Germany's Economy Suffers Biggest Quarte...

Germany's Economy Suffers Biggest Quarterly Drop On Record


The decline in economic output from March through June was worse than economists expected. Still, the downturn has not inflicted large job losses for Europe's biggest economy....
Posted: 2020-07-30 04:05:23
Germany's Economy Suffers Biggest Quarterly Drop On Record
The decline in economic output from March through June was worse than economists expected. Still, the downturn has not inflicted large job losses for Europe's biggest economy....

Posted: 2020-07-30 03:05:25
Religiously speaking, it was not a substitute for the real pilgrimage, which all Muslims must try to make in their lifetime. But it inspired many to go once it's possible again....
Posted: 2020-07-30 03:01:58
Scientists have modified the genes of a squid, and genetically-altered octopuses could be coming soon....
News Brief: GDP Preview, Federal Agents Step ...

News Brief: GDP Preview, Federal Agents Step Back In Portland, Big Tech Hearing


Commerce Department expected to release grim economic report. Federal law enforcement officers are standing down in Portland, Ore. Four big tech CEOs testify before House panel's anti-trust ...
Posted: 2020-07-30 09:03:00
News Brief: GDP Preview, Federal Agents Step Back In Portland, Big Tech Hearing
Commerce Department expected to release grim economic report. Federal law enforcement officers are standing down in Portland, Ore. Four big tech CEOs testify before House panel's anti-trust ...
Vietnamese Officials Thought They Had Coronav...

Vietnamese Officials Thought They Had Coronavirus Under Control


Vietnam had been a success story in beating the coronavirus: zero deaths and only 430 confirmed cases. But a new cluster has changed things. The prime minister warns every province is under ...
Posted: 2020-07-30 09:03:00
Vietnamese Officials Thought They Had Coronavirus Under Control
Vietnam had been a success story in beating the coronavirus: zero deaths and only 430 confirmed cases. But a new cluster has changed things. The prime minister warns every province is under ...
Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Catholic Schools Es...

Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Catholic Schools Especially Hard


At least 100 Catholic elementary and secondary schools may have to close this fall, because COVID-19 concerns are leading to lower enrollments. Families of color may be hardest hit....
Posted: 2020-07-30 09:03:00
Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Catholic Schools Especially Hard
At least 100 Catholic elementary and secondary schools may have to close this fall, because COVID-19 concerns are leading to lower enrollments. Families of color may be hardest hit....

Posted: 2020-07-30 09:00:04
Advocates for expansion say it would create jobs, protect hospitals from budget cuts, bring billions of federal taxpayer dollars back to the state, and bring health coverage to 230,000 more ...
Posted: 2020-07-30 09:00:00
The coronavirus triggered the sharpest economic contraction in modern history. The Commerce Department documents that damage on Thursday, when it releases its first estimate of second-quarte...
Irregularities in COVID Reporting Contract Aw...

Irregularities in COVID Reporting Contract Award Process Raises New Questions


The administration awarded a contract for a COVID-19 database to TeleTracking Technologies using a process reserved for innovative research. Its CEO had links to the New York real estate wor...
Posted: 2020-07-30 12:11:50
Irregularities in COVID Reporting Contract Award Process Raises New Questions
The administration awarded a contract for a COVID-19 database to TeleTracking Technologies using a process reserved for innovative research. Its CEO had links to the New York real estate wor...
'Silent Epidemic': Nearly 1 In 3 Ki...

'Silent Epidemic': Nearly 1 In 3 Kids Exposed To Damaging Levels Of Lead


It's the first time global data has been gathered on the extent of the problem. Experts are calling it a "groundbreaking" report. And the ill effects can last for a lifetime....
Posted: 2020-07-30 12:07:23
'Silent Epidemic': Nearly 1 In 3 Kids Exposed To Damaging Levels Of Lead
It's the first time global data has been gathered on the extent of the problem. Experts are calling it a "groundbreaking" report. And the ill effects can last for a lifetime....
Florida Will Pause Coronavirus Testing Due To...

Florida Will Pause Coronavirus Testing Due To Impending Storm


After the state's testing sites close Thursday evening, they won't reopen until at least Tuesday morning — part of the safety precautions for a likely tropical storm....
Posted: 2020-07-29 09:31:57
Florida Will Pause Coronavirus Testing Due To Impending Storm
After the state's testing sites close Thursday evening, they won't reopen until at least Tuesday morning — part of the safety precautions for a likely tropical storm....