A daily news podcast about the coronavirus pandemic, covering all dimensions of the story from science to economics and politics as well as society and culture. Hosted by Kelly McEvers from Embedded. Approximately 10 minutes in length. Publishing weekday afternoons. Includes stories and interviews from NPR's Science, International, National, Business and Washington reporting teams, as well as station reporters, and the crews at Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Federal officials urge Americans not to buy masks that are needed by healthcare workers, but to cover up. Also, some states have yet to declare a stay-at-home order.
While ventilators are life-saving for some with the coronavirus, they do not guarantee survival. Plus, how to get takeout and go grocery shopping safely.
The White House coronavirus task force announced a new goal of holding U.S. deaths to 100,000. Plus, conflicting guidance about face masks and symptoms of COVID-19.