Masks are a key weapon against COVID-19, but how do you pick one? We have an update on the mask news of the week.
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
NPR's Scott Simon muses about a choir that had to stop singing because of the pandemic...so now they hum.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with barber Craig Charles of Craig's Crown Cutz in Johnson City, Tennessee about a new initiative to bring mental health training to barbers to better serve clients of color.
Some colleges are betting on new, proprietary tests they've developed to keep the college safe. The idea is, test everyone at least twice a week and you can catch most infections early.
Sudanese American Emi Mahmoud achieved massive success as a spoken word artist. Now she's switching things up and pursuing a career in science.
People are worried that the virus could be spread by air conditioning systems. Here's what researchers do — and don't yet — know.
The hunt is on to find the source of the coronavirus outbreak, now at 30 cases. The country is working to understand how the virus slipped through its defenses.
Some COVID-19 patients have mild to moderate symptoms and recover quickly, but others suffer for months. And scientists don't know why some are more susceptible to having prolonged symptoms.
Experts look into a new study that claims wearing a neck gaiter may be worse than no mask at all. And they discuss other face coverings such as goggles and plastic face shields.
The information includes details on where transmission is happening most. If more states shared this widely, it could shape policy and save lives, health researchers say.
Georgia’s policies are simply not enough to prevent “widespread and expanding community viral spread,” and more action is needed to limit transmission of the virus, according to a recently leaked White House Coronavirus Task Force report.
Kyra Halbert-Elliot, a third-year Georgia Tech student, was unsure if she had the COVID-19 virus when she started experiencing symptoms. She had trouble breathing, was experiencing pain in her throat and lungs, and felt a shortness of breath with any bit of movement.
Spanish authorities announced the new measures as they confront a new wave of COVID-19 after tamping down the disease months ago.
In an interview with WebMD, CDC Director Robert Redfield warns of the dual threat of the coronavirus and flu season. He urges Americans to follow COVID-19 health guidance and get the flu vaccine.