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America, Interrupted

An original podcast from the PBS NewsHour exploring how the coronavirus outbreak is changing our daily lives.

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Why coronavirus misinformation is so hard to fight

If you've been paying attention to the news lately, you've probably heard some wild claims about the coronavirus. We talk to two fact checkers who walk us through what they're seeing during this pandemic -- including one specific claim about…

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Introducing America, Interrupted

The coronavirus has disrupted life as we knew it. From the PBS NewsHour, an intimate look at how our communities, jobs and lives are changing -- and where we go from here.

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Rural hospitals were already struggling. Then the coronavirus hit.

Much of what we’ve heard about the coronavirus is from major cities like New York. But what’s happening to hospitals in rural America, where there are more high-risk patients, fewer resources and a smaller safety net -- if there is…

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Voices from coronavirus isolation

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, one thing most of us are struggling with, regardless of where or who we are, is an overwhelming feeling of isolation. In this special episode, correspondent Lisa Desjardins and digital arts editor Joshua Barajas talk…

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Understanding the coronavirus

Since the first U.S. case was reported in late January, the new coronavirus has turned our lives upside down. But how did we get here? And what can we do to protect ourselves? Peter Daszak, a zoologist who has studied…