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The Coronavirus Crisis

Is Singing Together Safe In The Era Of Coronavirus? Not Really, Experts Say

Schools, faith and community groups as well as professional musicians are all struggling with the risks of singing. Experts present the most recent research and offer strategies to mitigate the risks.

Out of Town Kupla & J'san
Raindrops Kupla & J'san
Interstellar East West Quintet
Collider East West Quintet
A Go Go John Scofield
Old Ghosts Rocket Miner
Imbrium Rocket Miner
Of the Wrist Feverkin
Folds Feverkin & Koresma

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Is Singing Together Safe In The Era Of Coronavirus? Not Really, Experts Say

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Every now and again, a young jazz musician turns up out of nowhere to take the whole scene by surprise, and then by storm. That's exactly what we're seeing right now from Micah Thomas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Micah Thomas Is A Jazz Pianist With A Lot Of Runway

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Grounds Micah Thomas
Wanderer Micah Thomas

While many people with COVID-19 get over it relatively quickly, Marjorie Roberts has been living with symptoms for months. Marjorie Roberts hide caption

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Marjorie Roberts

What It's Like When COVID-19 Lasts For Months

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Alma Gustavo Santaolalla
Ella Gustavo Santaolalla

President Trump's new executive order to prevent evictions isn't enough and Congress needs to act, housing activists say. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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'A Homeless Pandemic' Looms As 30 Million Are At Risk Of Eviction

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"You won't be safe in Joe Biden's America," one of President Trump's campaign ads argued. A focus group of Phoenix-area voters weighs in on Trump's campaign messages, and his handling of the pandemic and race relations. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Arizona Focus Group Sees Trump's Crime Attack On Biden As 'Far From Reality'

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The Traveler Rob Levit
Sunspots Bob Mould

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (center) is arrested at his home in Hong Kong on Monday. Hong Kong police raided the publisher's headquarters in the highest-profile use yet of the new national security law Beijing imposed on the city after protests last year. AP hide caption

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Prominent Hong Kong Publisher Arrested Under New National Security Law

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