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In New Orleans, families and educators across the city are struggling with a wave of school closures as cases continue to climb following Winter break -- either because of student absences or because too many staff are out sick themselves.
By Roby Chavez
With the number of COVID cases and hospitalizations surging in many parts of the country, health care systems and their staff are becoming further strained, including many areas in Arizona. In Phoenix, six hospitals are now diverting incoming emergency patients…
California broke new records this week with the coronavirus, prompting officials to order restrictions in more than 90 percent of that state. Stephanie Sy reports on the situation in Los Angeles County, where frontline workers and communities of color are…
By Jason Kane, Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson
The U.S. hit new milestones with the coronavirus Wednesday with record numbers of hospitalization, deaths and a medical staffing system that's burning out. Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, chief clinical officer for the Providence Health System, which runs hospitals across the country,…
Wisconsin is in the midst of a month-long surge of cases that is hitting rural areas of the state particularly hard. And about 70 percent of Wisconsin's hospitals will face a dearth of medical professionals by the end of this…
By Amna Nawaz, Ryan Connelly Holmes
The coronavirus pandemic is generating rising infections and rising fears across the United States. With the holidays approaching and surging numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths, public health experts are more worried than ever about the country’s ability to control…
Unless more federal aid is approved soon, COVID-19 relief measures like unemployment assistance will expire by Christmas. More than 10 million jobs have been lost since the pandemic began, and many Americans are facing food and housing insecurity. Dr. Richard…
The coronavirus continues to tear across the U.S. as Americans prepare for the holiday season. With Thanksgiving approaching, there have been a number of warnings about gathering during the pandemic, as health officials say other holidays have been followed by…
As the Fourth of July approaches, coronavirus cases are rising across the country, with businesses and public spaces again closing down as a result. Where does the U.S. stand in terms of managing this public health crisis? Judy Woodruff talks…
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