1,000 U.S. Hospitals Are ‘Critically’ Short On Staff — And More Expect To Be Soon

A health care worker treats a COVID-19 patient at the ICU at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Twenty-two percent of hospitals in Texas reported critical staffing shortages this week in new federal data. Go Nakamura/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Go Nakamura/Getty Images …

White House Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Mark Meadows, right, traveled with President Trump and Vice President Pence in the homestretch of the campaign, including to a rally in Traverse City, Mich. on Nov. 2. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP Mark Meadows, right, traveled with President Trump and Vice …

As U.S. Nears 200,000 Dead, Hospital Staff Reflect On Those Lost

Dr. Joseph Varon notifies the family of a patient who died inside the coronavirus unit at Houston’s United Memorial Medical Center on July 6. Varon tells NPR he’s “living on adrenaline.” David J. Phillip/AP hide caption toggle caption David J. Phillip/AP Dr. Joseph Varon notifies …

Doctors Without Borders Responds To Charges Of ‘Racism’ From Its Staff

A dirt road cuts through a sprawling Doctors Without Borders camp in South Sudan. In a letter, 1,000 current and former employees are accusing the aid group of racism and white supremacy. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption toggle caption David Gilkey/NPR A dirt road cuts through …