Is There A Second Wave Of Coronavirus In The U.S.? : Short Wave America is still stuck in the first one. Maddie and Emily examine how the idea of a 'second wave' of coronavirus might have taken hold.

NPR science correspondent Nurith Aizenman's report on why the first wave isn't over.

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There Is No 'Second Wave'

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There Is No 'Second Wave'

There Is No 'Second Wave'

There Is No 'Second Wave'

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Venice Beach during Memorial Day weekend, which coincided with many states allowing businesses to begin the process of reopening. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Venice Beach during Memorial Day weekend, which coincided with many states allowing businesses to begin the process of reopening.

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America is still stuck in the first one. Maddie and Emily examine how the idea of a 'second wave' of coronavirus might have taken hold.

NPR science correspondent Nurith Aizenman's report on why the first wave isn't over.

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, fact-checked by Rebecca Ramirez, and edited by Viet Le.