Maria Godoy

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Mystery Inflammatory Syndrome In Kids And Teens Likely Linked To COVID-19

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Doctors in the U.S. and Europe are reporting a small wave of cases of what looks like a "shock syndrome" in young people. They have low blood pressure, inflamed hearts and other serious symptoms.

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From Loss Of Smell To 'COVID Toes': What Experts Are Learning About Symptoms

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

It's not just a fever and dry cough. For milder cases of COVID-19, the array of symptoms can include headaches, fatigue, loss of smell and even lesions on the feet known as "COVID toes."

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Disease Experts Expand The List Of Coronavirus Symptoms

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

It's not just a fever and dry cough. For milder cases of COVID-19, symptoms can include headaches and fatigue, loss of smell or taste, and even red, purple or pink bumps and a rash on toes.

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VIDEO: 6 Tips For Staying Safe While Grocery Shopping

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Coronavirus got you nervous about grocery shopping? We talked to scientists for their advice about how to stay safe at the store — and when handling food back home.

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Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Scientists who tested a variety of cloth face masks found that a nylon overlay significantly boosted how well they work. Researchers not involved in the study praised the finding.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Can Sunlight Kill The Virus? How Risky Is An Elevator Ride?

Friday, April 17, 2020

In this week's installment, we also look at how to handle that inevitable moment — you need a plumber or electrician or another repairperson to come to your home.

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How To Stay Healthy When Your Child, Spouse Or Roommate Has COVID-19

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Sharing a home with someone who has COVID-19 raises your risk of catching the virus. But the sick person needs your support, as well as good hygiene skills. Try these "best practice" tips.

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Listener Questions About Safe Grocery Shopping During The Epidemic

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

An NPR science editor and Donald Schaffner, a professor of food microbiology, walk listeners through what they should be doing to stay safe while grocery shopping and after bringing food home.

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More Questions About Safe Grocery Shopping During The Epidemic

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

An NPR science editor and Donald Schaffner, a professor of food microbiology, walk listeners through tips for safe grocery shopping during the coronavirus epidemic.

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No, You Don't Need To Disinfect Your Groceries. But Here's How To Shop Safely

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Coronavirus got you nervous about grocery shopping? We talked to scientists for their advice about how to stay safe at the store — and when handling food back home.

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Keeping Safe While Grocery Shopping During The Pandemic

Friday, April 10, 2020

What's the safest way to shop for food during this pandemic? And what should people do once they've brought their haul home? Here are tips on safe grocery shopping while social distancing.

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As COVID-19 Rips Through A Missouri Family, A Mom Tries To Hold Things Together

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Edgar Urriola got sick around St. Patrick's Day; he's now on a ventilator. Then the kids got ill. Now his family is trying to keep life as normal as possible while hoping for his recovery.

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As Coronavirus Whips Through A Missouri Family, A Mom Hopes For The Best

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Misty Donaldson-Urriola and Edgar Urriola are recently divorced, but they're still close and raising three sons together. In March, Edgar wound up hospitalized on a ventilator. Then the kids got it.

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What Happened Today: New Mask Guidance, Different Reactions To The Coronavirus

Friday, April 03, 2020

NPR science editor Maria Godoy and infectious disease professor Dr. Karen Jacobson answer listener questions about the spread of COVID-19 and the latest efforts to stop it.

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Listener Questions On Wearing Masks In Public

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

An NPR science correspondent answers listener questions about whether or not people should wear masks in public, after reports that federal public health officials are reconsidering mask guidance.

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What Happened Today: New Model Projections, Coronavirus Task Force Speaks

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

NPR politics and science correspondents answer listener questions about the federal government response to the coronavirus and the possibility that as many as 100,000 Americans could be killed by it.

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What Happened Today: Latest Briefing, Accessing Relief Package Benefits

Monday, March 30, 2020

NPR science and economic correspondents answer questions about Monday's White House briefing and accessing benefits made available in the Congressional relief package signed into law on Friday.

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Is Loss Of Smell And Taste A Symptom Of COVID-19? Doctors Want To Find Out

Thursday, March 26, 2020

They have seen patients who presented with these symptoms — then tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Now they're gathering data to see if they can prove that there is indeed a connection.

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Study Calculates Just How Much Age, Medical Conditions Raise Odds Of Severe COVID-19

Sunday, March 22, 2020

A new study found people age 50 and older are around 2-and-a-half times more likely to develop a severe case of COVID-19. Being male raised the odds 1.3 times.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Can I Go Running? Is Food Shopping Too Risky? What's Herd Immunity?

Friday, March 20, 2020

Each week we're answering pressing questions about the coronavirus pandemic. This week the topics range from outdoor exercise to ibuprofen.

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