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BONUS: Listen To NPR's New Daily Update On Coronavirus News

NPR's new podcast 'Coronavirus Daily' is an afternoon update on the pandemic and how the world is coping.

BONUS: Listen To NPR's New Daily Update On Coronavirus News

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Coronavirus: Trump Extends Guidelines, Latest Projections, New York Update

President Trump stretches social distancing guidelines through April 30. U.S. health officials have new projections of how the pandemic could play out based on the latest data. New York's death toll climbs as hospitals face dwindling medical supplies and mounting cases.

Coronavirus: Trump Extends Guidelines, Latest Projections, New York Update

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BONUS: 1918 Flu

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic it's tempting to draw comparisons to the most severe pandemic in recent history - the 1918 flu. But as much as we can learn from the comparison, it's important to also understand just how much these two pandemics differ. In this bonus episode of Throughline, what we can learn from what happened then and, just as importantly, where the comparison should end.

BONUS: 1918 Flu

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New York Struggling, COVID-19 Mortality Rates, Presidential Approval Polls

In New York, hospitals are inundated with COVID-19 patients. More data from testing is giving researchers a better picture of the disease's mortality rate. And more Americans currently approve of Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis than don't.

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New COVID-19 Guidelines, Relief Bill Oversight

President Trump says new guidelines will determine which regions are low-risk for the coronavirus. Do we have enough data to determine that accurately? And as the House is set to pass the largest relief package in U.S. history, who's overseeing how that money is spent?

New COVID-19 Guidelines, Relief Bill Oversight

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Breaking News Update: 3.3 Million File Unemployment Claims Due To Coronavirus

A record 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, as restaurants, hotels and other businesses across the country shut down in a nationwide effort to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Breaking News Update: 3.3 Million File Unemployment Claims Due To Coronavirus

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Coronavirus Relief Package, Unemployment Claims, Testing And Strategy

A $2 trillion emergency relief package passes in the Senate and heads to the House. New unemployment claims are expected to shatter records. And, the mixed message about testing for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Relief Package, Unemployment Claims, Testing And Strategy

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Stimulus Deal, New York Update, Senator Burr Faces Lawsuit

The White House and Senate reach a deal on economic stimulus. The president was criticized for aiming to re-open the U.S. next month. And, Senator Burr sued for improperly profiting from insider knowledge.

Stimulus Deal, New York Update, Senator Burr Faces Lawsuit

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Trump Urges Businesses To Reopen "Soon", UK Locks Down, Afghan Peace Deal Unravels

Several states urge all residents to stay home except for essential needs the same day President Trump suggests businesses could reopen within weeks. The UK orders residents to shelter in place. Secretary of State Pompeo takes an emergency trip to Afghanistan.

Trump Urges Businesses To Reopen "Soon", UK Locks Down, Afghan Peace Deal Unravels

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Stimulus Bill, National Guard Activation, Life Under New York Stay Home Orders

Senate Democrats block a $1.8 trillion stimulus bill from moving forward. China and U.S. spar over coronavirus facts. And, New York is now the U.S. epicenter of COVID-19.

Stimulus Bill, National Guard Activation, Life Under New York Stay Home Orders

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