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This Bornean horseshoe bat and other bat species can harbor coronaviruses. The nonprofit group EcoHealth Alliance had U.S. government funding for an ongoing research project in China on bats and coronaviruses — until the money was cut on April 24. NHPA/NHPA/Science Source hide caption

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BORNEAN HORSESHOE BAT Rhinolophus borneensis Asia NHPA/NHPA/Science Source hide caption

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NIH Ends Funding For U.S. Nonprofit's COVID-19 Research In China

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South Carolina has permitted retail stores to reopen to customers. It's one of a handful of states easing up on some social distancing restrictions. Dustin Chambers/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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White House Guidelines For States Reopening Seem Short On Specifics

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How States May Decide To Lift Distancing Measures

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How Scientists Create Models For Disease, And What The Latest Ones Say

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What Does COVID-19 Modeling Show, And How Can U.S. Lessen The Pain?

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With Strict Social Distancing, U.S. COVID-19 Deaths May Total 100,000

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Traffic is light on East First Street after the new restrictions went into effect at midnight as the coronavirus pandemic spreads on March 20, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay at home order for Californias 40 million residents except for necessary activities in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Updates: Economic Rescue Legislation, Unemployment Projections

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Coronavirus Updates: Trump Administration Evaluates Lifting Restrictions

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Examining The Trade-Offs To Social Distancing

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center's "ready room" in Washington, D.C., has mostly been used to house emergency supplies — but some storage carts have been moved out to make way for patient assessment stations. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Are U.S. Hospitals Ready?

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What U.S. Hospitals Must Do To Prepare For The COVID-19 Surge

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