Death Total Rises; Up to 50% Of People With Coronavirus Have No Symptoms : Consider This from NPR Even as the total number of deaths grows, White House officials said Sunday that if the public forcefully practices social distancing, the United States might see the curve bending soon.

Experts say masks can help prevent those who are asymptomatic from unknowingly spreading COVID-19.

Plus, health care worker who have recovered from the virus share their experiences.

And while many companies are required to offer sick leave and other benefits to their employees, gig workers are running into hurdles to get the help they were promised.

Life Kit's episode, 'How To Get Therapy When You Can't Leave The House' is on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and NPR One.

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.

Fauci: Half Of Those With Coronavirus May Have No Symptoms

Fauci: Half Of Those With Coronavirus May Have No Symptoms

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.

Even as the total number of deaths grows, White House officials said Sunday that if the public forcefully practices social distancing, the United States might see the curve bending soon.

Experts say masks can help prevent those who are asymptomatic from unknowingly spreading COVID-19.

Plus, health care worker who have recovered from the virus share their experiences.

And while many companies are required to offer sick leave and other benefits to their employees, gig workers are running into hurdles to get the help they were promised.

Life Kit's episode, 'How To Get Therapy When You Can't Leave The House' is on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and NPR One.

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Sign up for 'The New Normal' newsletter

This episode was produced by Anne Li, Gabriela Saldivia, and Brent Baughman, and edited by Beth Donovan.