Richard Harris

Richard Harris appears in the following:

Coronavirus Update: Public Health Experts Testify Before Senate

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Public health experts have testified before a Senate health committee on Tuesday. House Democrats are proposing a plan for the next coronavirus relief bill.

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Coronavirus Update: The White House Ramps Up The Coronavirus Testing

Monday, May 11, 2020

The White House has ramped up the coronavirus testing for its staff. At the same time, President Trump has voiced doubts about the ability of testing to stop the spread of the virus.

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Will Antibodies After COVID-19 Illness Prevent Reinfection?

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Scientists don't know whether people who have been exposed to the coronavirus will be immune for life, or if it can infect us again and again, like the common cold.

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Scientists Are Trying To Understand Whether People Can Be Immune To The Coronavirus

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Scientists are now trying to determine whether antibodies in the blood will protect people from contracting the coronavirus again. This question is crucial for the development of a vaccine.

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FDA Cracks Down On Antibody Tests For Coronavirus

Monday, May 04, 2020

These tests are designed to identify people who have been previously exposed to the virus. The Food and Drug Administration is now telling manufacturers they'll have to meet minimum standards.

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How Reliable Are COVID-19 Tests? Depends Which One You Mean

Friday, May 01, 2020

What types of tests are available for the coronavirus, and how accurate are they? Here's a handy guide to the field.

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Coronavirus Updates: The Latest Unemployment Data In The U.S.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

In the last month, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed the jobs of one in six workers in the United States. NPR economic, science and congressional correspondents discuss the latest coronavirus news.

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Coronavirus Updates: The Latest In The U.S. Response

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

NPR politics and science correspondents relay the latest news in the response to the coronavirus epidemic in the United States.

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Coronavirus Updates: The Latest In The U.S. Response

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

NPR economics, science and politics correspondents relay the latest in the response to the coronavirus epidemic in the United States.

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Coronavirus Updates: The Latest In The United States

Monday, April 20, 2020

NPR political and science correspondents break down the latest in the response to the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

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Antibody Tests For Coronavirus Can Miss The Mark

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Antibody tests to detect past exposure to the coronavirus will soon be everywhere. But even the best ones can provide wrong answers surprisingly often — and give false assurance.

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Coronavirus Updates: New Business Council, Progress But Not The Peak

Friday, April 10, 2020

NPR science and politics correspondents relay the latest news in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.

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Coronavirus Updates: Another Unemployment Surge, Genome Information

Thursday, April 09, 2020

NPR economics, national and science correspondents relay the latest news in the response to the coronavirus epidemic in the United States.

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Coronavirus Updates: New York Toll, Racial Disparity In Data

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

NPR politics, science and national correspondents relay the latest news on the response in the United States to the coronavirus epidemic.

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Coronavirus Updates: Wisconsin Vote Proceeds, Latest White House Moves

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

NPR science and politics reporters and a Wisconsin Public Radio correspondent relay the latest updates in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.

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Coronavirus Updates: Projecting The Curve, Government Responses

Monday, April 06, 2020

NPR science and politics correspondents relay the latest updates in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.

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U.S. Children With COVID-19 Less Likely To Be Hospitalized Than Adults

Monday, April 06, 2020

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that between 5.7% and 20% of children with COVID-19 end up in the hospital, with 2% or fewer needing intensive care.

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Coronavirus Updates: Jobs Report, Mask Science

Friday, April 03, 2020

A dismal jobs report, on top of millions of unemployment claims, paints a dire picture of the economic carnage of the coronavirus. NPR correspondents examine that — and take a look at mask science.

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Coronavirus Updates: Unemployment Numbers, Democratic National Convention Pushed Back

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Last week, more than 6 million jobless Americans sought unemployment benefits. NPR correspondents look at the rising economic fallout from COVID-19 — and the latest science and political news.

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Coronavirus Updates: Congress Considers More Action, Scientists React

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

NPR science and White House correspondents relay the latest in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.

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