News: Health

New York City Delays School Reopening; Campus Lockdowns Grow
Anya Kamenetz, Elissa Nadworny , Cory Turner | September 19, 2020
Our roundup of education stories looks at the turmoil following Mayor Bill de Blasio's latest delay announcement; and the continuing struggles on campus to control COVID outbreaks.
Kenya Braced For The Worst. The Worst Didn’t Happen. Why?
Eyder Peralta | September 18, 2020
The case count — and death toll — during the pandemic have been surprisingly low. And last Sunday, people were out and about in Nairobi's parks. Researchers are trying to figure out what happened.
Coronavirus Maps: How Severe Is Your State’s Outbreak?
Stephanie Adeline, Connie Hanzhang Jin, Alyson Hurt, Thomas Wilburn, Daniel Wood, Ruth Talbot | September 18, 2020
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.
How The Coronavirus Has Affected Individual Members Of Congress
Claudia Grisales, Audrey Carlsen | September 17, 2020
Congress saw its first two members enter self-quarantine on March 8. Later that month, seven members tested positive or were presumed so and dozens more were quarantined. The ranks have since grown.