WBEZ brings you unbiased news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.The federal stay-at-home guidance ends on Thursday. Some governors are planning to open up their states, but others say it’s too soon.
A potential new kind of test for COVID-19 could be simpler and cheaper to use than existing tests. But because it has a relatively high false negative rate, some scientists are wary. The pandemic has left more than 30 million people in the U.S. unemployed.
Activists and community organizers are putting together strikes, refusing to pay rent on May 1. But landlords are also facing financial pressure.
Using the Defense Production Act, President Trump has ordered meatpacking plants to stay open despite a high rate of coronavirus outbreaks among workers. KCUR’s Frank Morris reports on what’s happening in the industry.
Life Kit’s guide to managing screen time on Apple, Spotify and NPR One.
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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast’s former ‘Coronavirus Daily’ format.