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How The Latest Phase Of The Pandemic Is Playing Out Across The U.S.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

In Georgia, Michigan and Ohio, it's now been a few days of kids between the ages of 12 and 15 getting vaccinated. Each state has also had a different reaction to new CDC guidance on masks.

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Across The South COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Missing From Black And Hispanic Neighborhoods

Friday, February 05, 2021

An NPR analysis of COVID-19 vaccination sites in major cities across the Southern U.S. reveals a racial disparity, with most sites located in whiter neighborhoods.

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In Georgia Runoffs, Dems Are Running Hard On Health Care. Republicans? Not So Much

Saturday, December 19, 2020

The two Democratic challengers for the U.S. Senate believe focusing on health care during a pandemic will motivate voters for the Jan. 5 runoff. If both win, their party will control the U.S. Senate.

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Georgia's Governor Rejects White House Report Critical Of State's Virus Response

Saturday, August 22, 2020

With bars and restaurants still open, Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is pushing back on the latest report from the Trump Administration which says the state leads the nation in new infections.

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Atlanta Mayor Orders Masks To Be Worn In Public Spaces

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Atlanta is the latest big city to require face coverings when people are in public. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is moving forward with the plan despite resistance from Georgia's governor.

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CDC Director On Models For The Months To Come: 'This Virus Is Going To Be With Us'

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

After weeks of keeping a low profile, the CDC's Dr. Robert Redfield tells NPR that data will determine future recommendations for wearing masks or easing back on social distancing.

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CDC Director Redfield Speaks On U.S. Readiness And Latest Guidance For Coronavirus

Monday, March 30, 2020

Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recently spoke with Sam Whitehead of member station WABE. Whitehead speaks with NPR's Ailsa Chang.

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Effort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain

Thursday, January 02, 2020

People with sickle cell disease aren't fueling the opioid crisis, research shows. Yet some ER doctors still treat patients seeking relief for agonizing sickle cell crises as potential addicts.

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They Bring Medical Care To The Homeless And Build Relationships To Save Lives

Thursday, November 21, 2019

"Street medicine" programs, like one in Atlanta, seek out people living in back alleys and under highways. The public health outreach improves patients' health and is cost-effective, hospitals find.

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Atlanta Rolls Up, Moves An Old Oil Painting — All 374 Feet And 12 Tons Of It

Thursday, February 09, 2017

On Thursday, one of the world's largest oil paintings starts its trip to a new home. The immersive "cyclorama" puts viewers in the Battle of Atlanta, and is one of just a few of its kind in the U.S.

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Southern States Scrambling To Contain Wildfires

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Wildfires continue to burn in five southern states. Some were intentionally set. Others were fueled by months of drought. Firefighters are struggling to get it all under control.

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A B-Side With Your Bacon? Waffle House Has Its Own Music Label

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The yellow-roofed chain diners, ubiquitous in the South, don't just serve up comfort food. Jukeboxes inside play tunes like "There Are Raisins in My Toast" — courtesy of Waffle Records. No joke.

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