On this broadcast of The National Conversation, a doctor answers your questions about pre-existing conditions. We’ll also answer your questions about masks, pets and businesses reopening.
Global energy demand, particularly for coal, is falling sharply this year, the International Energy Agency says. The drop is caused by weather patterns and COVID-19 shutdowns.
The World Health Organization declared the virus a global health emergency at the end of January. Since then, millions across the world have taken sick — but glimmers of hope have emerged, too.
Dayton, Ohio, is one of many U.S. cities facing financial struggles amid the pandemic. The city has already laid off 25% of its workforce, says Mayor Nan Whaley.
An antigen test could be quick, and much simpler and cheaper than the PCR tests now used to spot people infected with the novel coronavirus. But some scientists worry about an antigen test’s accuracy.
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