200,000 Americans Are Dead — And It Will Take More Than A Vaccine To Halt Pandemic : The NPR Politics Podcast It is hard to conceptualize 200,000 lives lost. Hundreds more die each day. And a vaccine, with partial efficacy and patchwork adoption, won't be enough to end the pandemic. That would take more testing, contact tracing and social distancing. Also, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored in services at the high court.

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200,000 Americans Are Dead — And It Will Take More Than A Vaccine To Halt Pandemic

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200,000 Americans Are Dead — And It Will Take More Than A Vaccine To Halt Pandemic

200,000 Americans Are Dead — And It Will Take More Than A Vaccine To Halt Pandemic

200,000 Americans Are Dead — And It Will Take More Than A Vaccine To Halt Pandemic

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It is hard to conceptualize 200,000 lives lost. Hundreds more die each day. And a vaccine, with partial efficacy and patchwork adoption, won't be enough to end the pandemic. That would take more testing, contact tracing and social distancing. Also, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored in services at the high court.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, science correspondent Allison Aubrey and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.
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