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St. Charbel is revered for his healing miracles. "He gives us faith and strength, especially in this time of sickness," says a pilgrim visiting his tomb. "He is the only cure, in my opinion."
March 31, 2020
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NPR spoke to humanitarian aid researcher Paul Spiegel about his analysis of conditions in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh — and the outlook for refugees everywhere as the coronavirus looms.
March 31, 2020
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On-site testing was delayed for weeks at a Brooklyn hospital that has been designated COVID-19 only. Rapid on-site testing can help hospitals prevent the virus from spreading inside their facilities.
March 31, 2020
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The brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has experienced COVID-19 symptoms, including "fever, chills and shortness of breath."
March 31, 2020
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During World War II, the Brooklyn Navy Yard repaired warships. Today businesses on the same site are retooling to make medical supplies.
March 31, 2020
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The stock market has never seen a month like March, with downs and ups of thousands of points in a day. The Dow has recovered from recent lows, but it has fallen 24% since its record high.
March 31, 2020
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The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.
March 31, 2020
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Produced by the public broadcaster NDR, the program features scientist Christian Drosten giving clear information about COVID-19, but so far it's in German only.
March 31, 2020
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So far, the coronavirus has hit hardest in the wealthy countries of Asia, Europe and the U.S. But the pandemic appears poised to explode in the developing world — which has far fewer resources.
March 31, 2020
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An investigation from NPR and the PBS show Frontline found oil and gas companies had serious doubts that plastic recycling was viable, but promoted it to keep profits high and plastic bans at bay.
March 31, 2020
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Some states are urging child care centers to stay open to keep essential workers on the job. But providers say they're not trained to keep everyone safe, and there's no social distancing toddlers.
March 31, 2020
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More than 20 coronavirus cases have been confirmed at the facility, and officials are rushing to do more tests, hoping to learn the full extent of the exposure.
March 31, 2020
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Molecular diagnostics are at the frontier of medical science. But along with precise information about health, the tests raise billing questions that can create a minefield for patients.
March 31, 2020
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The East Meadow in Central Park and a training facility at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Queens are scheduled to become makeshift hospitals while regular facilities are strained by COVID-19.
March 31, 2020
After weeks of keeping a low profile, the CDC's Dr. Robert Redfield tells NPR that data will determine future recommendations for wearing masks or easing back on social distancing.
March 31, 2020

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