Jon Hamilton

Jon Hamilton appears in the following:

What Happened Today: New Drug Study, Questions About COVID-19 Impact

Friday, April 10, 2020

An NPR science correspondent takes listener questions about the specific impacts of the coronavirus — and the race to stop it.

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More Questions About Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Outcomes

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Dr. Wayne Riley, president of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, and an NPR science correspondent answer more questions about the racial disparity in how the coronavirus is impacting patients.

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Addressing Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Outcomes

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Dr. Wayne Riley, president of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, and an NPR science correspondent answer questions about the racial disparity in how the coronavirus is impacting patients.

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What Happened Today: Record Unemployment, Task Force Briefing News

Thursday, April 09, 2020

NPR economics and science correspondents answer questions about the staggering unemployment numbers announced Thursday, and convey the latest updates from Thursday's White House briefing.

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What Happened Today: White House Briefing, More Social Distancing Specifics

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

NPR politics and science correspondents answer questions about the latest efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic and how people can practice social distancing.

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Listener Questions About Social Distancing Correctly

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Dr. Celine Gounder, an epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer listener questions about social distancing.

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What Happened Today: Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Deaths, Economic Relief Details

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

NPR science and economics correspondents answer questions about the federal government's efforts to confront the virus.

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More Questions About Social Distancing Properly

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Dr. Celine Gounder, an epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer more listener questions about proper social distancing.

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What Happened Today: White House Updates, The Science Of Spreading

Monday, April 06, 2020

NPR White House and science correspondents answer listener questions about the latest with federal and state governments' efforts to stop the coronavirus.

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More Questions About COVID-19 And The Lungs

Monday, April 06, 2020

Dr. Meilan Han, a pulmonologist at the University of Michigan hospital, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer more questions about how the coronavirus affects the respiratory system.

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Listener Questions About Ventilators And How The Coronavirus Attacks Lungs

Monday, April 06, 2020

Dr. Meilan Han, a pulmonologist at the University of Michigan hospital, and NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton answer questions about ventilators and the way COVID-19 affects lungs.

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Federal Efforts On Coronavirus Relief

Saturday, April 04, 2020

As the economy reels from record unemployment and states continue to increase their social distancing guidelines, the federal government is working to implement relief measures.

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Ventilators Are No Panacea For Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Ventilators can be lifesaving for some critically ill patients, but they're no panacea. The experience so far with COVID-19 is that the majority of patients put on ventilators don't survive.

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Ventilators Can Save Lives Of Some COVID-19 Patients, But They're No Panacea

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Doctors say ventilators are no panacea for coronavirus patients. Research shows that most patients placed on the breathing machines still die — and ventilators themselves can cause fatal infections.

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As COVID-19 Death Toll Climbs, Listener Questions About Staying Safe

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

As the COVID-19 death toll climbs in the United States, an NPR science correspondent answers listener questions about surviving the virus.

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Why 'Death Rates' From Coronavirus Can Be Deceiving

Friday, March 27, 2020

"Case fatality rates have been very confusing," says Dr. Steven Lawrence, an infectious disease expert. Here's why.

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How Genetic Mapping Is Allowing Scientists To Track The Spread Of Coronavirus

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Scientists are using genetic sequences of the coronavirus to learn where and how it is spreading. The approach relies on technology that didn't exist just a few years ago.

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Seattle Health Care System Offers Drive-Through Coronavirus Testing For Workers

Sunday, March 08, 2020

A hospital in Seattle has set up a drive-through coronavirus testing clinic in its garage. The idea is to quickly test workers who have symptoms without putting other staff or patients at risk.

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Coronavirus: Drive-Through Testing Centers

Sunday, March 08, 2020

Drive-through coronavirus testing has arrived in Seattle. It allows people to simply roll down the window, get a nasal swab, and head home to wait for results.

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When Coronavirus Struck Seattle, This Lab Was Ready To Start Testing

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Scientists at the University of Washington's medical school began working on a test for coronavirus back in January. Now they're using it to fight an outbreak in their own backyard.

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