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Daily Coronavirus Update

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Daily Coronavirus Update

Daily Coronavirus Update

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Daily updates on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Oscar Ramirez from the Daily Dive Podcast provides stories on what to know about the spread of the virus and how health and government officials are acting to mitigate the spread of the virus.

Latest Episodes

Coronavirus Vaccine May Require More Than One Shot to Grant Immunity

Right now there are over 100 coronavirus vaccine candidates in various stages of testing and when one finally breaks through, it may not be as simple as one shot and you’re done.There is a high likelihood that an eventual vaccine could be a two-dose protocol given a month or two apart, with the first injection priming the immune system and the second strengthening the immune response.Elizabeth Weise, reporter at USA Today, joins us for why you might need two coronavirus shots. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

9 MIN1 d ago
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Coronavirus Vaccine May Require More Than One Shot to Grant Immunity

With Schools Shut Because of Coronavirus, Some Students Are Left Behind

The coronavirus pandemic has reduced public education in the U.S. to a shell of its former self.A Reuters survey of several school districts found that students aren’t having enough facetime with teachers, some districts don’t even take attendance for online classes, and access to classes is also difficult at times.Michael Pell, reporter at Reuters, joins us for how schools have been affected. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN2 d ago
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With Schools Shut Because of Coronavirus, Some Students Are Left Behind

Over 40,000 Deaths Tied to Nursing Homes in the U.S. Because of Coronavirus

There have been over 40,000 deaths tied to U.S. nursing homes because of COVID-19 according to a USA Today analysis.It is about 40% of nation’s coronavirus death toll.Limited testing, a lack of personal protective equipment, and poor infection control at these facilities has hit this vulnerable population hard.Marisa Kwiatkowski, investigative reporter at USA Today, joins us for how there is growing concern of more infection as states reopen. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN3 d ago
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Over 40,000 Deaths Tied to Nursing Homes in the U.S. Because of Coronavirus

COVID-19 Looks More Like a Vascular Disease Than Just a Respiratory One

While COVID-19 was initially thought to be a respiratory disease, many of the symptoms have another thing in common, poor blood circulation and blood vessel damage.This is why 40% of deaths from coronavirus are related to cardiovascular complications.Dana Smith, senior writer at Elemental, joins us for how the disease is starting to look like a vascular infection instead of a purely respiratory one. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN4 d ago
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COVID-19 Looks More Like a Vascular Disease Than Just a Respiratory One

Immunity to Coronavirus: Why It's so Complicated

While unrest continues across the country, concerns about the coronavirus pandemic still remain.We are still waiting for a treatment or vaccine, but there’s also some uncertainty to immunity for those that have had the disease and recovered. We still don’t know for how long someone might be protected from COVID-19 after they have gotten it.And in your body, it’s not just antibodies that are fighting the virus, B cells and T cells also help fight illnesses after antibodies have disappeared.Katherine Wu, science reporter at Smithsonian Magazine, joins us for why immunity to the coronavirus is so complicated. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

9 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Immunity to Coronavirus: Why It's so Complicated

Las Vegas Casinos Set to Reopen on June 4 After Coronavirus Shutdown

Las Vegas has a date to reopen! On June 4, selected casinos will be open for business.Temperatures will be checked and employees will wear masks.Bars and restaurants will be open, but buffets will continue to be closed.On the gambling floor, there will be increased cleaning and less people a table. Bailey Schulz, reporter at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, joins us for the plans to open Vegas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Las Vegas Casinos Set to Reopen on June 4 After Coronavirus Shutdown

Antibody Tests and Issues With Accuracy Are Leaving Some With More Questions

Antibody tests and issues with their accuracy have led to more questions for many who felt they were ill before the first reported coronavirus case in January.After looking at their personal histories and antibody test results some think that the coronavirus could have been circulating as early as November of last year.Dan Frosch, reporter at the WSJ, joins us for more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Antibody Tests and Issues With Accuracy Are Leaving Some With More Questions

Cities Are Closing Roads to Make Space for Restaurants and Residents to Properly Social Distance

As the country is on the road to reopening many cities are closing the roads to make way for restaurants and people.In order to allow for people to properly social distance, some public roads are being closed to allow restaurants to expand their seating arrangements and provide more space for residents to run, walk, and ride.Mike Laris, transportation reporter at the Washington Post, joins us for how cities are making more room. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Cities Are Closing Roads to Make Space for Restaurants and Residents to Properly Social Distance

Some Hospitals Prepared for a Wave of Coronavirus Cases That Never Came

The whole reason behind flattening the curve was so that the healthcare system would not be overwhelmed.But as many hospitals prepared for the worst, in some areas the cases never came.One example is the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center where a whole floor was cleared for COVID-19 cases.Despite the cost, officials don’t regret over preparing.Jim Carlton, reporter for the WSJ, joins us for more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Some Hospitals Prepared for a Wave of Coronavirus Cases That Never Came

New Epicenter for Coronavirus Is South America

South America has now become a new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.Brazil now has the second most cases of COVID-19 only behind the United States, and President Bolsonaro is still refusing to impose strict measures to curb the spread.Other countries like Peru and Chile are also facing increased numbers.Alex Ward, reporter at Vox and co-host of the Worldly podcast, joins us for how South America’s numbers are going up. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
New Epicenter for Coronavirus Is South America

Latest Episodes

Coronavirus Vaccine May Require More Than One Shot to Grant Immunity

Right now there are over 100 coronavirus vaccine candidates in various stages of testing and when one finally breaks through, it may not be as simple as one shot and you’re done.There is a high likelihood that an eventual vaccine could be a two-dose protocol given a month or two apart, with the first injection priming the immune system and the second strengthening the immune response.Elizabeth Weise, reporter at USA Today, joins us for why you might need two coronavirus shots. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

9 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Coronavirus Vaccine May Require More Than One Shot to Grant Immunity

With Schools Shut Because of Coronavirus, Some Students Are Left Behind

The coronavirus pandemic has reduced public education in the U.S. to a shell of its former self.A Reuters survey of several school districts found that students aren’t having enough facetime with teachers, some districts don’t even take attendance for online classes, and access to classes is also difficult at times.Michael Pell, reporter at Reuters, joins us for how schools have been affected. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN2 d ago
Comments
With Schools Shut Because of Coronavirus, Some Students Are Left Behind

Over 40,000 Deaths Tied to Nursing Homes in the U.S. Because of Coronavirus

There have been over 40,000 deaths tied to U.S. nursing homes because of COVID-19 according to a USA Today analysis.It is about 40% of nation’s coronavirus death toll.Limited testing, a lack of personal protective equipment, and poor infection control at these facilities has hit this vulnerable population hard.Marisa Kwiatkowski, investigative reporter at USA Today, joins us for how there is growing concern of more infection as states reopen. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Over 40,000 Deaths Tied to Nursing Homes in the U.S. Because of Coronavirus

COVID-19 Looks More Like a Vascular Disease Than Just a Respiratory One

While COVID-19 was initially thought to be a respiratory disease, many of the symptoms have another thing in common, poor blood circulation and blood vessel damage.This is why 40% of deaths from coronavirus are related to cardiovascular complications.Dana Smith, senior writer at Elemental, joins us for how the disease is starting to look like a vascular infection instead of a purely respiratory one. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN4 d ago
Comments
COVID-19 Looks More Like a Vascular Disease Than Just a Respiratory One

Immunity to Coronavirus: Why It's so Complicated

While unrest continues across the country, concerns about the coronavirus pandemic still remain.We are still waiting for a treatment or vaccine, but there’s also some uncertainty to immunity for those that have had the disease and recovered. We still don’t know for how long someone might be protected from COVID-19 after they have gotten it.And in your body, it’s not just antibodies that are fighting the virus, B cells and T cells also help fight illnesses after antibodies have disappeared.Katherine Wu, science reporter at Smithsonian Magazine, joins us for why immunity to the coronavirus is so complicated. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

9 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Immunity to Coronavirus: Why It's so Complicated

Las Vegas Casinos Set to Reopen on June 4 After Coronavirus Shutdown

Las Vegas has a date to reopen! On June 4, selected casinos will be open for business.Temperatures will be checked and employees will wear masks.Bars and restaurants will be open, but buffets will continue to be closed.On the gambling floor, there will be increased cleaning and less people a table. Bailey Schulz, reporter at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, joins us for the plans to open Vegas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Las Vegas Casinos Set to Reopen on June 4 After Coronavirus Shutdown

Antibody Tests and Issues With Accuracy Are Leaving Some With More Questions

Antibody tests and issues with their accuracy have led to more questions for many who felt they were ill before the first reported coronavirus case in January.After looking at their personal histories and antibody test results some think that the coronavirus could have been circulating as early as November of last year.Dan Frosch, reporter at the WSJ, joins us for more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Antibody Tests and Issues With Accuracy Are Leaving Some With More Questions

Cities Are Closing Roads to Make Space for Restaurants and Residents to Properly Social Distance

As the country is on the road to reopening many cities are closing the roads to make way for restaurants and people.In order to allow for people to properly social distance, some public roads are being closed to allow restaurants to expand their seating arrangements and provide more space for residents to run, walk, and ride.Mike Laris, transportation reporter at the Washington Post, joins us for how cities are making more room. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Cities Are Closing Roads to Make Space for Restaurants and Residents to Properly Social Distance

Some Hospitals Prepared for a Wave of Coronavirus Cases That Never Came

The whole reason behind flattening the curve was so that the healthcare system would not be overwhelmed.But as many hospitals prepared for the worst, in some areas the cases never came.One example is the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center where a whole floor was cleared for COVID-19 cases.Despite the cost, officials don’t regret over preparing.Jim Carlton, reporter for the WSJ, joins us for more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Some Hospitals Prepared for a Wave of Coronavirus Cases That Never Came

New Epicenter for Coronavirus Is South America

South America has now become a new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.Brazil now has the second most cases of COVID-19 only behind the United States, and President Bolsonaro is still refusing to impose strict measures to curb the spread.Other countries like Peru and Chile are also facing increased numbers.Alex Ward, reporter at Vox and co-host of the Worldly podcast, joins us for how South America’s numbers are going up. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
New Epicenter for Coronavirus Is South America
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