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Southern States, Moving To Reopen, Could Be Most Vulnerable

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Southern States, Moving To Reopen, Could Be Most Vulnerable

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A beach remains closed on April 22 in Clearwater, Florida. Some southern states, including Georgia and South Carolina, are among the first in the country to ease restrictions to try get back to business. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images hide caption

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A beach remains closed on April 22 in Clearwater, Florida. Some southern states, including Georgia and South Carolina, are among the first in the country to ease restrictions to try get back to business.

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

Data shared at a White House press briefing Thursday was unusual, says David Lappan of the Bipartisan Policy Center — and not just because it prompted the President to wonder if disinfectants could be injected into coronavirus patients.

Southern states are some of the first to start reopening, but NPR's Debbie Elliott reports people there may be more vulnerable to COVID-19 because of high rates of poverty, chronic diseases, and natural disasters.

Plus, a Washington Post reporter on what America looks like from the open road.

The biggest risk in grocery shopping comes from the people you could come in contact with, not the food. Watch Life Kit's video for tips on grocery shopping safely.

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