New Cases Plateau For Now As States Chart Their Own Course

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New Cases Plateau For Now As States Chart Their Own Course

One model forecast 60,000 Americans would die from COVID-19 by August. But fatalities keep rising, and the United States has surpassed that number.

Around the country, different states are taking different approaches to reopening. Donald Kettl, professor of public policy at the University of Texas at Austin, says this pandemic has brought up questions about federalism.

Few online grocery delivery services accept payments from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP. That causes problems for recipients at high risk for COVID-19.

Plus, NPR’s reporter in Nairobi finds his parents connecting with his kids through TikTok.

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast’s former ‘Coronavirus Daily’ format.