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    Monday, April 6, 2020

    Monday, April 6, 2020

    For the first time in days, New York has seen the daily number of deaths, hospitalizations and intubations as a result of COVID-19 decrease. But is it just a blip? And what does the week ahead look like for the rest of the U.S.? Also, several governors have been critical of the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus. How is the White House responding?

    • 12 min
    BONUS: The Race To Make Ventilators

    BONUS: The Race To Make Ventilators

    Ventilators — maybe the biggest supply and demand problem of the COVID pandemic. And American businesses are rising to meet the challenge. To avoid the worst case scenario of the COVID-19 pandemic, America will need more ventilators, maybe hundreds of thousands of new ones in the coming months. Across the country companies that normally make things like auto parts are turning on a dime, racing to make ventilator parts. In this bonus episode of NPR's Planet Money podcast, Karen Duffin and Kenny Malone take us up close and inside the scramble to manufacture just one of those hundreds of parts.

    • 24 min
    Saturday, April 4th, 2020

    Saturday, April 4th, 2020

    The CDC is recommending Americans wear cloth masks for protection when out and about. COVID-19 cases are increasing in Detroit and New Orleans. The Trump administration is tweaking the definition of the Strategic National Stockpile of medical supplies.

    • 14 min
    Friday, April 3rd, 2020

    Friday, April 3rd, 2020

    The U.S. coronavirus curve rises while China's flattens. The pandemic opens a new front in the abortion battle. And, Bloomberg staffers say they were promised jobs through November, some are suing.

    • 13 min
    Breaking News Update: 6.6 Million File Unemployment Claims Due To Coronavirus

    Breaking News Update: 6.6 Million File Unemployment Claims Due To Coronavirus

    A record 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, doubling the record set a week earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday.

    • 8 min
    Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

    Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

    The White House suggests that wearing face masks could help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Florida orders residents to stay at home. And, the coronavirus nearly bumps the presidential campaign from news headlines.

    • 13 min

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