After ‘Severe’ Delays, 6 States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests

Six states have an agreement to acquire fast-result antigen tests for the coronavirus. Here, a medical worker collects a sample after a patient self-administers a nasal swab test. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP Six states have an agreement to acquire fast-result antigen …

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

Colette Pierce Burnette is the president of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. The HBCU is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state. Hadewumi hide caption toggle caption Hadewumi Colette Pierce Burnette is the president of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. The HBCU is …

Millions Face Housing Crisis After Federal Moratorium On Evictions Expires

NPR’s Sarah McCammon speaks with lawyer Mark Melton, who is one of 100 attorneys in Dallas, doing pro bono work to help people threatened with evictions during the pandemic. SARAH MCCAMMON, HOST: Millions of Americans are worried about having a place to live now that …

Houston’s COVID-19 Cases Level Off After Sudden Surge In Late June

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks at free COVID-19 testing provided by United Memorial Medical Center at the Mexican Consulate Sunday, June 28 in Houston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption toggle caption David J. Phillip/AP Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks at free COVID-19 testing provided by …

Texas Doctor Tells Story Depicting A Future After COVID-19

Dr. Sayed Tabatabai narrates his speculative fiction Twitter thread on what the world will look like post-pandemic. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: The scale of this pandemic can be overwhelming. SAYED TABATABAI: It’s been like nothing I’ve ever experienced. GARCIA-NAVARRO: Here’s how Dr. Sayed Tabatabai describes it. …

Wisconsin Bars Welcome Crowds After Court Strikes Down ‘Safer At Home’ Bans

Bar owner Michael Mattson toasts with patrons as his Friends and Neighbors bar reopens Wednesday in in Appleton, Wis. Bars were able to open their doors after the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the state’s Safer at Home order against the coronavirus. William Glasheen/USA Today …

Wuhan To Test All 11 Million Residents After New Coronavirus Cases Emerge

A worker checks a passenger’s body temperature on Tuesday after arriving in Wuhan, China. Earlier this week, authorities found at least six new cases of the coronavirus. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images A worker …

Vaccine Requirements Are On The Ballot In Maine, After A New Law Divided Parents

Pediatrician Dr. Laura Blaisdell, co-chair of Maine Families for Vaccines, joined supporters at the Augusta State House in February for a campaign event. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio Pediatrician Dr. Laura Blaisdell, co-chair of Maine Families for Vaccines, …

How to Soothe Sore Muscles After Your Workout

Learn natural ways to soothe sore muscles. Completing a great workout brings a sense of accomplishment. Whether you hit the gym, run, or swim laps, regular exercise is beneficial to your body, mind, and spirit. However, there’s another feeling that accompanies an intense workout, the …