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Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 18:01
The state offers support and resources for people isolating because of COVID-19 — helping them make choices that keep everyone safe. It's work more states need to fund, experts say.
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The cases came after 102 days with no community spread. The four are members of the same family. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a three-day period of high restrictions due to the new cluster.
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It's the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, but it has not finished Phase III trials to assess safety and effectiveness in the general population.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 12:15, modified at 16:00
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 12:10, modified at 12:11
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 10:30, modified at 12:11
COVID-19 safeguards have created a black market for gyms.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:11, modified at 14:22
President Trump falsely claimed that children are "almost immune" from the coronavirus, but a new review of state data finds child cases are up 40%.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 01:29, modified at 14:28
"There is no money sitting in the piggy bank of the previous CARES Act to be reprioritized or reconstituted" to pay the state's share, Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Monday.
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The Secret Service says a man told a uniformed Secret Service officer that he had a gun and aimed an object toward the officer, who fired his weapon. The man was taken to a hospital.
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Some challenges feel insurmountable. But psychologist Emily Balcetis says the solutions are often right in front of our eyes. This week, as part of our annual series on personal growth and reinvention, Emily explains how we can harness our sight to affect our behavior.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 22:10, modified on 2020-08-11 03:29
A school district in Georgia learned firsthand last week that the virus is almost impossible to contain — especially without masks and social distancing.
A new effort in New York City encourages travelers to self-isolate when they get into town.
And public health workers in Texas and California explain that the size of the outbreak makes contact tracing a huge challenge.
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Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 19:48, modified on 2020-08-11 13:31
In Harris County, Texas, about 25% of people are "absolutely unwilling to share anything," says a local health department epidemiologist. Misinformation is one reason for the mistrust, officials say.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 17:12, modified at 19:50
The head of the World Health Organization has called the island nation "a global exemplar" for its success in controlling the virus.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 17:05, modified at 21:48
Thousands of lawsuits that ground to a halt because of COVID-19 are moving forward again as local, state and federal courts reopen around the U.S.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 09:00, modified at 17:37
Schools, faith and community groups as well as professional musicians are all struggling with the risks of singing. Experts present the most recent research and offer strategies to mitigate the risks.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 09:00, modified at 17:17
Some people who get COVID-19 are stuck with lasting, debilitating symptoms. Two women share their stories of how they've been suffering for the "long haul."
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-10 09:00, modified at 15:30
Federal and state eviction bans, put in place during the pandemic, have lapsed. President Trump's executive order to prevent evictions isn't enough and Congress needs to act, housing activists say.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-09 20:03, modified at 22:16
Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, is calling for a six-week lockdown to save lives and the economy.
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The National Virtual Medical Orchestra brings together health care workers and gives them a creative outlet during the pandemic.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-09 11:07, modified on 2020-08-11 14:39
The virus might eventually behave more like the common cold, according to Vineet Menachery, a coronavirus researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-09 11:00, modified on 2020-08-10 13:11
Lost children! Angry lovers! Time travel! A show referred to as 'The Muslim Game Of Thrones" We asked reporters to tell us about the shows that people are obsessing around the world.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-09 11:00, modified at 17:33
A writer shares how his wife's journey with cancer prepared them both to adapt during this unpredictable and chaotic time.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-08 18:25, modified at 19:41
One out of three children hospitalized for the coronavirus was admitted to the intensive care unit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, analyzing data from 14 states.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-08 12:00, modified at 16:22
Six years after ISIS committed genocide against Iraq's ancient religious minority group, the Yazidis are not getting the help they need to recover.