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How The U.S. Can Prepare For The Next Pandemic
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 17:00:00 -0400
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. David Skorton, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, about ways the U.S. should prepare for the next pandemic.
Public Concern Over Government-Enforced Coronavirus Containment
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:53:00 -0400
As the coronavirus spreads, there is growing public concern over some of the methods being used by governments to enforce containment methods.
New York AG Calls For Nationwide Abortion Access During The Coronavirus
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:53:00 -0400
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Letitia James, attorney general of New York, about her call for nationwide access to abortion during the coronavirus pandemic.
Rural Hospital CEO Preps For Rise In Covid-19 Cases
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:53:00 -0400
Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO of Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri, tells NPR's Michel Martin how his rural medical center is preparing for a rise in coronavirus cases.
U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 07:00:22 -0400
There have been dramatic spikes in demand for sedatives, pain medications, paralytics and other drugs that are crucial for patients who are on ventilators.
How The Federal Government Has Supported Public Health Efforts In States So Far
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:28:00 -0400
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, on the federal health response to COVID-19.
The Coronavirus Epidemic In Birmingham, Ala. Seen Through A Doctor With The Disease
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:28:00 -0400
The city of Birmingham, Ala., is now under a shelter-in-place order, as hospitals there are being inundated with COVID-19 patients. A local cardiologist who is now ill with the disease speaks.
Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:07:54 -0400
The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake.
Coronavirus Reset: How To Get Health Insurance Now
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:00:16 -0400
Many of the millions of Americans who lost their jobs in recent weeks also lost their health insurance. Others lacked a health plan even before COVID-19 hit. Here's a start to finding help.
Many Who Need Testing For COVID-19 Fail To Get Access
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 05:00:24 -0400
There's still a serious shortage of testing for COVID-19 across the country. Many people who are sick and showing likely symptoms say they still can't get tested.

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