Will Stone

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Will Reopening Plans Change As COVID-19 Cases Spike In Sunbelt States?

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Governors of Arizona, Florida and Texas are under pressure to do something as coronavirus cases rapidly rise. We check in with reporters in those states to see if policies are being modified.


Younger Adults Are Increasingly Testing Positive For The Coronavirus

Friday, June 19, 2020

In parts of the country, more people in their 20s and 30s are testing positive for the coronavirus. Experts say this is likely due to more testing and less adherence to distancing and mask guidelines.


As COVID-19 Cases Rise: Oregon Pauses Reopening, Arizona Doesn't

Monday, June 15, 2020

Oregon's governor put a one-week pause on reopening due to a growth in COVID-19 cases. Arizona's governor, despite a big spike of cases in his state, is defying requests to slow reopening.


Health Experts Link Rise In Arizona Coronavirus Cases To End Of Stay-At-Home Order

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey lifted the state's stay-at-home order a month ago. Now the average number of daily coronavirus cases has nearly tripled from two weeks ago.


Public Health Officials Encounter Harassment And Threats For Using Contact Tracing

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Public health officials have been harassed and threatened for using contact tracing and other strategies to contain the spread of the coronavirus. They say the threats are based on misinformed fears.


Experts Say Police Use Of Tear Gas Is 'Irresponsible' Amid Pandemic

Sunday, June 07, 2020

Researchers say police should not be using tear gas or pepper spray against protesters: They make people cough droplets and damage the airways in ways that will make people sicker from COVID-19.


From 'Flash Bangs' To 'Rubber' Bullets: The Very Real Risks of 'Riot Control Agents'

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Protesters against systemic racism and police brutality have been met with an arsenal of 'less than lethal' weapons which can still seriously injure, sicken, and sometimes kill.


Tear-Gassing Protesters During An Infectious Outbreak Called 'A Recipe For Disaster'

Friday, June 05, 2020

Researchers say police should not be using tear gas or pepper spray against protesters. They make people cough droplets and damage the body in ways that could make people sicker from COVID-19.


Local Public Health Workers Report Hostile Threats And Fears About Contact Tracing

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Online misinformation is fueling a backlash in some places against coronavirus containment strategies such as contact tracing and isolation. Some health officials have even received violent threats.


An ER Doctor Lost His Job After Criticizing His Hospital On COVID-19. Now He's Suing

Friday, May 29, 2020

Dr. Ming Lin was let go in March from a hospital in Bellingham, Wash., after posting criticisms and suggestions on social media. The ACLU is helping him sue for damages and job reinstatement.


COVID-19 Has Killed Close To 300 U.S. Health Care Workers, New Data From CDC Shows

Thursday, May 28, 2020

More than 60,000 health care workers have contracted the coronavirus, up from 9,000 in April. Workers say they face unnecessary risks because of ongoing shortages of protective gear like masks.


CDC Reports A Spike In COVID-19 Deaths Among Health Care Workers

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a big jump in coronavirus cases and deaths among U.S. health care workers since mid-April.


Politics Around Hydroxychloroquine Hamper Science

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Some scientists think this drug has promise for COVID-19. But controversy around the drug is complicating the job of scientists who just want to find answers.


Hydroxychloroquine Debate Interferes With Recruiting Research Volunteers

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

President Trump's enthusiasm about hydroxychloroquine has made it harder to study if the drug could help treat or prevent COVID-19. Some clinical trials have had trouble recruiting volunteers.


Doctors In Training Learn Hard Lessons During The Pandemic

Monday, May 18, 2020

There are some 130,000 medical residents in the U.S., and many are pulling long shifts in emergency departments and ICUs treating patients infected with the coronavirus.


Mystifying Virus Shapes Next Generation Of Doctors

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The coronavirus is shaping a generation of incoming doctors, as their residency training inside U.S. hospitals brings them face to face with a mystifying disease and frequent death.


U.S. Industries Are Taking A Massive Toll During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

The pandemic has devastated the job markets across the U.S. The April jobs report reveals the massive toll the crisis took on industries — from restaurants and retail to health care and automotive.


As Hospitals Lose Revenue, More Than A Million Health Care Workers Lose Jobs

Friday, May 08, 2020

Faced with lost revenue from canceled elective procedures, hospitals laid off 1.4 million health care workers in April, including nearly 135,000 from hospitals.


Eerie Emptiness Of ERs Worries Doctors: Where Are The Heart Attacks And Strokes?

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Is fear of the coronavirus causing ER avoidance? Doctors are seeing an alarming drop in cardiovascular emergency cases. They warn that delayed care can lead to brain damage or even death.


COVID-19 Fears May Be Causing People To Ignore Medical Emergencies

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Is fear of the coronavirus causing ER avoidance? Data indicates an alarming drop in cardiovascular emergency cases, and doctors say some patients waited too long and had brain damage or even died.