Archive for April 4th, 2020

California Gov. Newsom Says More Tests Coming; State Asks Public For Medical Supplies

US & World | | April 04 2020, 6:00 PM

More than 12,000 Californians have tested positive for the coronavirus. On Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged to improve the state's testing capacity and asked the public for help obtaining supplies.

Coronavirus Has Now Killed More New Jersey Residents Than 9/11 Attacks

Health | | April 04 2020, 4:00 PM

In a press conference Saturday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced 200 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 846.

'This Is A Big Deal': New York Hails Ventilator Deliveries From China And Oregon

US & World | | April 04 2020, 3:20 PM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., is still waiting on its order from federal authorities. But others have stepped in with some 1,140 ventilators.

German, French Officials Accuse U.S. Of Diverting Supplies

US & World | | April 04 2020, 2:40 PM

Officials in France and Germany have accused the U.S. of intercepting medical supplies as President Trump ordered an American company to stop exports. Governors complain of a "wild west" in bidding.

CDC Unveils 1st National Coronavirus Pandemic Tracking System

Health | | April 04 2020, 2:00 PM

The federal agency will start producing a weekly update based on testing and reports from doctors and hospitals around the country of people being getting pneumonia and diagnosed with COVID-19.

Setting The Record Straight In Another Week Of Trump And Coronavirus

Politics | | April 04 2020, 10:20 AM

There are lots of questions about the novel coronavirus that we try to answer, including whether we should wear masks, if the U.S. is testing enough and if there's a drug that can treat COVID-19.

As Coronavirus Cases Rise, Navajo Nation Tries To Get Ahead Of Pandemic

US & World | | April 04 2020, 10:20 AM

The Navajo Nation has seen a significant spike in coronavirus cases. Tribal leaders say they desperately need more supplies, but the biggest problem may be the reservation's lack of running water.

Heads Bow And Sirens Wail As China Observes Day Of Mourning Amid Pandemic

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 04 2020, 9:20 AM

More than 3,300 people have died of COVID-19 in China since the coronavirus surfaced there late last year. On Saturday, residents expressed their grief for the neighbors they've lost so far.

Supreme Court Delays Oral Arguments, Hinting Some May Be Decided Next Term

Crime & Justice | | April 04 2020, 7:40 AM

But other cases may have to be decided sooner, among them those involving subpoenas for Donald Trump's financial records, and cases involving the Electoral College.

A Funeral Director's Lessons For The Living

Health | | April 04 2020, 7:00 AM

Because we can not hug or stand close, the coronavirus has changed how we mourn those we've lost. Funeral director Norman J. Williams of Unity Funeral Parlors offers his thoughts about the living.

'We'll Get Through This': Living In New York City During The Coronavirus Pandemic

US & World | | April 04 2020, 6:20 AM

Politicians give speeches and scary headlines fill the news, but somehow life pushes on for New Yorkers.

U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients

US & World | | April 04 2020, 6:00 AM

There have been dramatic spikes in demand for sedatives, pain medications, paralytics, and other drugs that are crucial for patients who are on ventilators.

Jared Kushner's Role In Coronavirus Response Draws Scrutiny, Criticism

Politics | | April 04 2020, 6:00 AM

The president's son-in-law and senior adviser has emerged as a key figure in the Trump administration's response to the outbreak.

Ben Gibbard Pays Tribute To Adam Schlesinger In A Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 04 2020, 5:00 AM

The Death Cab For Cutie frontman performs a new song and pays tribute to Fountains of Wayne songwriter Adam Schlesinger in this quarantine concert.

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