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99,000 People Dead And A Dire Summer Prediction

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99,000 People Dead And A Dire Summer Prediction

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People enjoy on the beach in Long Branch, New Jersey on May 24, during the Memorial Day weekend holiday. In many parts of the country, states are starting to reopen and relax regulations but Dr. Ashish Jha, Director of Harvard's Global Health Institute, said we will likely see a lot more sickness and deaths in the summer months. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People enjoy on the beach in Long Branch, New Jersey on May 24, during the Memorial Day weekend holiday. In many parts of the country, states are starting to reopen and relax regulations but Dr. Ashish Jha, Director of Harvard's Global Health Institute, said we will likely see a lot more sickness and deaths in the summer months.

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

As the United States nears 100,000 coronavirus deaths and states begin to re-open, what's next for the country? Dr. Ashish Jha of Harvard's Global Health Institute cautions it's still early in the crisis.

Researchers have found the coronavirus was introduced to the U.S. in part by affluent travelers — but those weren't the people hit the hardest.

Cathy Cody owns a janitorial company in a Georgia community with a high rate of COVID-19. Her company offers a new service boxing up the belongings of residents who have died. Read or listen to the full story from NPR's Morning Edition.

Plus, rollerblading is having a moment.

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