Here’s How The Pandemic Is Changing America’s Plans For Its Newest Spaceship

Two astronauts will launch to the International Space Station aboard a new capsule built by the company SpaceX. SpaceX hide caption toggle caption SpaceX Two astronauts will launch to the International Space Station aboard a new capsule built by the company SpaceX. SpaceX This week, …

About Half Of U.S. Homes Lost Wages During Pandemic, Census Bureau Finds

People wait in a long line to receive a food bank donation at the Barclays Center on May 15 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Across the country, cities and towns are dealing with the highest unemployment rates since the Great Depression. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption toggle …

Anxious? Meditation Can Help You ‘Relax Into The Uncertainty’ Of The Pandemic

Planet Flem/Getty Images Planet Flem/Getty Images In 2004, ABC news correspondent Dan Harris was broadcasting live on the air on Good Morning America when he started experiencing a panic attack. “My lungs seized up, my palms started sweating, my mouth dried up. I just couldn’t …

Commuting In A Pandemic: These Health Workers Are Trekking And Canoeing

From left: Maria Nakalanda, Edward Arineitwe and Charles Batte are Ugandan health care workers who had to make adjustments to their commute after their country’s transportation restrictions were announced. Maria Nakalanda; Edward Arineitwe; Charles Batte hide caption toggle caption Maria Nakalanda; Edward Arineitwe; Charles Batte …

Despite The Pandemic, India Sees A Drop In Mortality Under Lockdown

A health worker checks the temperature of passengers about to board a bus on Monday to their villages in Gauhati, India, after they were stranded during a lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption toggle caption Anupam Nath/AP A …

Tracking The Pandemic: How Quickly Is The Coronavirus Spreading State By State?

This page is updated regularly. Loading… Since the first coronavirus case was confirmed in the United States on Jan. 21, over a half-million people in the U.S. have confirmed cases of COVID-19. On April 12, the U.S. became the nation with the most deaths globally, …

Pandemic Underscores U.S. Dependence On Overseas Factories For Medicines

Only 28% of the factories that make active ingredients for pharmaceuticals for the domestic market are located in the U.S., according to the Food and Drug Administration. Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg via Getty Images Only 28% of the …

Postcards From The Pandemic

About The Reflections: Over the past weeks, most us have had to adapt to a new normal. We reached out to a few TED speakers to ask how their lives have changed and what they’re thinking about these days. Who We Hear From: Dawn Wacek …

Seattle Nurses Scrounge For Masks To Stay Safe On Pandemic’s Front Lines

Mary Mills, longtime intensive care nurse, feels the response to coronavirus at her Seattle hospital has been haphazard. She worries the growing number of patients will overwhelm the ICUs in the coming days. Will Stone/for NPR hide caption toggle caption Will Stone/for NPR Mary Mills, …

‘A Socio-Economic Tsunami’: How The World Is Dealing With Pandemic

Volunteers clean as a precaution against the new coronavirus at Wat Traimit temple in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Thailand’s government has enacted stronger measures to combat the spread of COVID-19. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption toggle caption Sakchai Lalit/AP Volunteers clean as a precaution against the …