U.K.'s Johnson, Suffering From COVID-19, Spends 2nd Night In ICU

Enlarge this image A general view of St Thomas Hospital in Westminster, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night Tuesday in the ICU after showing persistent symptoms of COVID-19. Ollie Millington/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ollie Millington/Getty Images British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care at a hospital in...

After Deaths At Home Spike In NYC, Officials Plan To Count Many As COVID-19

Enlarge this image The subway platform at Grand Army Plaza station on Tuesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption toggle caption Frank Franklin II/AP New York City officials will begin to count suspected COVID-19 deaths in addition to cases confirmed by a laboratory following a WNYC/Gothamist report revealing a staggering increase in...

China Ends Lockdown of Coronavirus Epicenter: Live Coverage

新冠病毒疫情最新消息Here’s what you need to know:Wuhan lifts its lockdown, as Europe charts its next moves. European finance ministers remain split on ‘coronabonds’ to help the countries worst hit by the pandemic.Britain is gripped by concern for the health of its prime minister, and questions of succession.How doctors and nurses risked everything as the coronavirus...

The Life and Death Shift

On Thursday, March 19, Frazzetta arrived at Spedali Civili di Brescia wearing a mask, gloves and protective clothing. A helicopter carrying patients whirred overhead, and a car stopped short by the tents. A young woman, wearing a thin mask, dashed out of the driver’s side and ran to open the passenger door. Her father,...

Fenway Park's Organist Gives Fans That Ballpark Sound At Home — And He Takes Requests

Enlarge this image With baseball season on hold, Fenway Park organist Josh Kantor streams a show from his home each afternoon. He uses his encyclopedic knowledge of music to play requests, and he urges donations to local food banks. Screengrab by NPR/7th-Inning Stretch on Facebook hide caption toggle caption Screengrab by NPR/7th-Inning Stretch on Facebook This springtime, there...

Trump Tells The Story Of A 'Miracle' Cure For COVID-19. But Was It?

How do you know when an experimental drug is working? For scientists, that answer only comes from carefully controlled clinical trials. For President Trump, such trials aren't something he wants to wait on before promoting such a drug. At Tuesday's White House coronavirus task force briefing, Trump told the story of a woman from Michigan who...

What Happened Today: Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Deaths, Economic Relief Details

NPR science and economics correspondents answer questions about the federal government's efforts to confront the virus.

Questions About Hydroxychloroquine, Touted As A COVID-19 Treatment

Dr. Jinoos Yazdanya, a rheumatologist from the University of California, San Francisco, and NPR science correspondent Joe Palca answer questions about the drug hydroxychloroquine.

Listener Questions About Social Distancing Correctly

Dr. Celine Gounder, an epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer listener questions about social distancing.

More Questions About Social Distancing Properly

Dr. Celine Gounder, an epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer more listener questions about proper social distancing.