On this broadcast of The National Conversation, three essential workers share their experiences working through the pandemic. We’ll also answer your questions about graduations and new treatments.
The authorization, announced by President Trump, comes days after preliminary results from a study of the drug showed it can help patients recover faster.
Of more than 3.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally, more than a million people have recovered — including some 154,000 in the U.S.
Dr. Fauci’s testimony had been requested by the House Appropriations Committee as part of an investigation into the the COVID-19 response. The White House called the request “counter-productive.”
North Korean media, cited by South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, said he attended a ceremony marking the completion of a fertilizer plant in a town just north of the capital, Pyongyang.
Emerging data suggest that though people altered their habits during the first month of America’s response to the pandemic, that cooperation has since leveled off and — eventually — decreased.
State leaders implemented sweeping measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Many are now deciding when and how to lift various restrictions.