Pien Huang Pien Huang is a global health and development reporter on the Science desk. She was NPR's first Reflect America Fellow, working with shows, desks and podcasts to bring more diverse voices to air and online.
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A CT scan of the chest of a 66-year-old male reveals patchy rounded hazy spots throughout the lungs. He had tested positive for the coronavirus and experienced shortness of breath. Steven Needell/Science Source hide caption

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From left: Colorized transmission electron micrograph of herpes simplex virus, Ebola virus and SARS-CoV-2 virus particles. Researchers now believe the coronavirus is likely to be a continuing threat until a vaccine is developed. NIAID; NIH; NIH hide caption

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Nothing Like SARS: Researchers Warn The Coronavirus Will Not Fade Away Anytime Soon

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The World Health Organization's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, here at a press conference earlier this year, gave his reaction Monday to President Trump's declaration about funding the agency. Tedros said he learned of Trump's decision from the president's briefing. Denis Balibouse/Reuters hide caption

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What Happened Today: Trump Threatens To Move RNC, Global Impact Questions

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A portion of the letter that President Trump addressed to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, posted late Monday night on Twitter in the midst of WHO's annual assembly. @realDonaldTrump / Twitter screengrab by NPR hide caption

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What Happened Today: Grocery Prices Spike, Asymptomatic Carriers Questions

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A COVID-19 testing operation stays busy in Boyle Heights, Calif. Daily case counts overall may be on the low side because access to testing is limited in some parts of the world. Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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This image made by a scanning electron micrograph shows SARS-COV-2 virus particles (colorized pink) from a patient sample. There are various studies looking at changes to the virus genome — and the possible impact on how the virus affects humans. NIAID/NIH hide caption

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What Happened Today: New Unemployment Numbers, Coronavirus Mutation Questions

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