Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:
Monday, March 16, 2020
Public health experts are trying to figure out if U.S. hospitals are ready for a possible surge of COVID-19 cases. When there are more serious cases than a hospital can handle, more patients die.
Sunday, March 08, 2020
China's experience shows how the virus can be stopped. But the World Health Organization's Dr. Bruce Aylward says other countries may be drawing the wrong lessons about how China achieved it.
Sunday, March 08, 2020
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Global Health Correspondent Nurith Aizenman talks to Dr. Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organization about the spread of the coronavirus.
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
And what that means for the rest of the world. Researchers have found three likely reasons for the drop in the fatality rate.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak in China seems like an unusual event. But scientists have found that similar viruses have been quietly jumping from bats into humans for years.
Monday, February 10, 2020
More than 40,000 people have now been infected with the new coronavirus — most of them in China. Here's what's known and not known about the trajectory of this outbreak.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
A hospital in China says a doctor who was reprimanded by authorities for sounding an early warning about the coronavirus has died from the illness. Dr. Li Wenliang was a 34-year-old opthalmologist.
Monday, February 03, 2020
Every year, viruses like influenza kill hundreds of thousands worldwide — yet countries don't respond with lockdowns or airport screenings. Here's why they're doing so over the coronavirus outbreak.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Experts say China's move is unprecedented. Here's why they're opposed.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Chinese officials have announced they are suspending transportation out of the city of Wuhan to stem the coronavirus outbreak that has sickened at least 500 people, including 17 deaths, in China.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
How big a threat is the new coronavirus linked to a pneumonia outbreak in China? Here's what experts will need to answer that question.
Monday, January 20, 2020
A troubling new virus that surfaced in the Chinese city of Wuhan last month is raising concerns. Health authorities there say they have identified at least 139 people who've been infected.
Friday, January 17, 2020
The CDC says the U.S. will start screening passengers traveling from Wuhan, China for symptoms related to a novel virus that's caused an outbreak of pneumonia in that city.
Thursday, January 09, 2020
As the world's second-worst Ebola outbreak in history drags into a new year, experts think the solution is less about medicine, and more about security.
Friday, December 20, 2019
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is flaring up again. After several attacks on health workers, responders are still struggling to get back into areas where the disease is spreading.
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Dr. Marie-Roseline Bélizaire says the United Nations is failing to keep its medical workers safe.
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Every time we divvy up our money among good causes, we're making a moral judgment about who is most deserving.
Monday, December 02, 2019
Research suggests the most effective way to help poor people can be to give them no-strings-attached cash. Now a new study finds even neighbors who don't get the aid benefit.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
After a surge in violence in the Congolese city of Beni, the World Health Organization and UNICEF have decided to temporarily pullout non-essential staff from the Ebola hotspot.
Monday, November 25, 2019
Research suggests the most effective way to help poor people can be to give them no strings attached cash. A new study finds even neighbors who don't get the aid benefit from a big ripple effect.