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Social distancing can’t last forever. Here’s what should come next.

Scientists say a moonshot effort is needed to end social distancing and this pandemic. Will leaders listen?

Trump could help solve the mask problem. Instead he’s making baseless attacks on New York nurses.

Trump is making up conspiracy theories about mask thefts, instead of using the DPA to produce more.

Please don’t go to Hawaii on a “corona vacation” right now

People dream of escaping to an "exotic" place during the pandemic. But they’re endangering local residents.

9 charts showing what coronavirus is doing to the economy

Jobless claims are already at record numbers, and it’s getting worse.

Chart: The coronavirus pandemic, state by state

In cases, deaths, and tests per capita, here’s how each US state’s coronavirus situation compares.

How Rep. Katie Porter wants to keep Congress’s $500 billion bailout in check

After getting the CDC to promise free coronavirus testing, Katie Porter is sounding the alarm about corporate bailout oversight.

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On today's show, more listener questions: Why isn't everyone social distancing? Will I be immune after I get it? When will this end? My anxiety is spiking!

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Americans are sewing homemade masks to fight coronavirus

Trump isn’t making America’s ventilators shortage any easier

America needs N95 masks. These people are trying to get them to health care workers.

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The Vox guide to navigating the coronavirus crisis

How to navigate society’s new normal.

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US extends coronavirus guidelines, Olympics set new date: Monday’s coronavirus news

The US needs foreign doctors and nurses to fight coronavirus. Immigration policy isn’t helping.

Trump is mishandling coronavirus the way Reagan botched the AIDS epidemic

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How the US stacks up to other countries in confirmed coronavirus cases

A brief history of beards and pandemics

No “packed churches” on Easter: Trump extends social distancing through April

Trump is bragging on Twitter about his coronavirus briefings getting lots of viewers

The coronavirus unemployment insurance plan, explained

A top Republican wants to hold off on additional coronavirus aid

4 lessons the US should learn from Italy’s coronavirus mistakes

The EPA appears to be using coronavirus to make huge concessions to polluters

The government is distributing emergency Covid-19 supplies. But some states are losing out.

Top economists warn ending social distancing too soon would only hurt the economy

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Fauci predicts over 100,000 Covid-19 deaths in the United States

Joe Biden’s message on coronavirus: It’s time to tell the unvarnished truth

CDC issues travel advisory to residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Biden calls for widespread application of Defense Production Act

State data indicates the US is headed for another record unemployment week

A Navy ship is headed to New York to help hospitals strained by coronavirus patients

Tom Coburn, the Senate’s “Dr. No,” has died at 72

The coronavirus may hit rural America later — and harder 

The FDA approves a coronavirus test that can give results in 5 minutes

Trump promised coronavirus testing at national retailers. Weeks later, it still isn’t in place.

How US schools are (and aren’t) providing meals to children in the Covid-19 crisis

Trump says he won’t comply with key transparency measures in the coronavirus stimulus bill

5 people on what it feels like to have Covid-19

Civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery has died

Ventilator vs. respirator, quarantine vs. isolation: Covid-19 pandemic terms, defined

The missing puzzle piece for getting to 100% clean power

Coronavirus, anxiety, and the profound failure of rugged individualism

Dua Lipa’s hopeful Future Nostalgia is dance-pop brilliance 

That time Hemingway was quarantined with his sick kid, his wife, and his mistress

Governors are starting to tighten their borders. The implications are staggering.