Social Distancing Is Working; Why The Virus Hits Hard In The Second Week

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Social Distancing Is Working; Why The Virus Hits Hard In The Second Week

New York state saw its highest daily death count today, but Dr. Anthony Fauci says because of mitigation strategies like social distancing, a turnaround may be in sight.

Some people who get COVID-19 will experience relief from symptoms, only to crash in the second week. NPR’s Geoff Brumfiel reports doctors think they may have found a treatment for these patients.

Plus, U.S. states are competing against each other for the same scare medical resources.

Scott Horsley’s reporting on women losing more jobs than men.

Nell Greenfieldboyce’s reporting on why men appear to be more likely to die from COVID-19 than women.

Video of Fenway Park’s organist Josh Kantor.

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