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 …

Data Begins To Provide Some Answers On Pregnancy And The Pandemic

A pregnant woman waits in line for groceries at a food pantry in Waltham, Mass., during the coronavirus pandemic. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption toggle caption Charles Krupa/AP A pregnant woman waits in line for groceries at a food pantry in Waltham, Mass., during the coronavirus …

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 …

Introverts Versus Extroverts: How Different Personalities Have Handled The Pandemic

Nearly six months into the pandemic lockdown, introverts and extroverts share what they’ve learned about themselves and their socializing habits. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: It’s hard to believe, but we’ve been in a lockdown for half a year now. People have had to adjust the way …

Girls, Has The Pandemic Made You Think Of Quitting School? Call Your Mentor

Eliza Chikoti, 24, is a mentor to high school girls in Malawi. She is helping girls through their personal problems amid the pandemic — and encouraging them to stay in school. Anke Adams hide caption toggle caption Anke Adams Eliza Chikoti, 24, is a mentor …

What More Than 300 College Admissions Deans Are Looking For During The Pandemic

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of more than 300 colleges to endorse a statement about how admissions deans with evaluate applications during the coronavirus crisis. David L. Ryan/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David L. Ryan/Boston Globe via Getty Images …

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix

Dr. William Strudwick stands outside Howard University Hospital, where he works as an attending physician in the emergency department. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption toggle caption Tyrone Turner/WAMU Dr. William Strudwick stands outside Howard University Hospital, where he works as an attending physician in the emergency …

The Latest Pandemic Shortage: Coins Are The New Toilet Paper

Banks around the U.S. are running low on nickels, dimes, quarters and even pennies because of problems with production and distribution caused by coronavirus pandemic. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Banks around the U.S. are running low on …