States Competing For Resources; Why Some COVID Patients Crash : Consider This from NPR New York state saw its highest daily death count today, but Dr. Anthony Fauci says because of mitigation strategies like social distancing, a turnaround may be in sight.

Some people who get COVID-19 will experience relief from symptoms, only to crash in the second week. NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports doctors think they may have found a treatment for these patients.

Plus, U.S. states are competing against each other for the same scare medical resources.

Scott Horsley's reporting on women losing more jobs than men.

Nell Greenfieldboyce's reporting on why men appear to be more likely to die from COVID-19 than women.

Video of Fenway Park's organist Josh Kantor.

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Social Distancing Is Working; Why The Virus Hits Hard In The Second Week

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Social Distancing Is Working; Why The Virus Hits Hard In The Second Week

Social Distancing Is Working; Why The Virus Hits Hard In The Second Week

Social Distancing Is Working; Why The Virus Hits Hard In The Second Week

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Shoppers social distance themselves as they wait in line to get into Costco in Washington, D.C. Dr. Anthony Fauci urged all Americans to continue mitigation strategies like social distancing to fight the pandemic. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Shoppers social distance themselves as they wait in line to get into Costco in Washington, D.C. Dr. Anthony Fauci urged all Americans to continue mitigation strategies like social distancing to fight the pandemic.

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

New York state saw its highest daily death count today, but Dr. Anthony Fauci says because of mitigation strategies like social distancing, a turnaround may be in sight.

Some people who get COVID-19 will experience relief from symptoms, only to crash in the second week. NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports doctors think they may have found a treatment for these patients.

Plus, U.S. states are competing against each other for the same scare medical resources.

Scott Horsley's reporting on women losing more jobs than men.

Nell Greenfieldboyce's reporting on why men appear to be more likely to die from COVID-19 than women.

Video of Fenway Park's organist Josh Kantor.

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