Americans Are Dying In The Pandemic At Rates Far Higher Than In Other Countries

The number of people dying from COVID-19 since May 10th, is on average 50% higher than every other country in the study, adjusting for population size. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images The number of people dying from COVID-19 since May …

About 20% Of Americans Couldn’t Get Needed Medical Care Due To Pandemic, Poll Shows

In major cities, at least 1 in 5 Americans reported being unable to get medical care or delaying medical care for serious problems due to the pandemic, according to a new poll by NPR and two others. AILSA CHANG, HOST: When the coronavirus surged in …

Health Officials Warn Americans To Plan For The Spread Of Coronavirus In U.S.

A woman wears a mask in New York out of concern for the newly emerged coronavirus. However, experts say that the commonly worn surgical masks aren’t very effective protection. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Lennihan/AP A woman wears a mask in New York …

U.S. To Evacuate Quarantined Americans From Cruise Ship

The U.S. State Department is sending a charter plane to Japan to evacuate U.S. citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. At least 44 American passengers have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. LEILA FADEL, HOST: Earlier today, the U.S. government began the process of evacuating …