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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Reports 'Largest Single-Day' Increase In Deaths

Patients are brought into Wyckoff Heights Medical Center by staff wearing personal protective gear due to COVID-19 concerns on Tuesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. John Minchillo/AP

toggle captionJohn Minchillo/APWhy Some COVID-19 Patients Crash: The Body's Immune System Might Be To Blame

Health care workers assist a COVID-19 patient in Spain. Some evidence from Europe and China suggests an overzealous immune response may be contributing to the severe illness in some patients. Felipe Dana/AP

toggle captionFelipe Dana/APStates, Hospitals Say They're Still Not Getting Vital Supplies To Fight COVID-19

Navy Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, supply chain task force lead at FEMA, speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House on Sunday. Patrick Semansky/AP

toggle captionPatrick Semansky/APIrish Leader Returns To Medicine To Help Battle COVID-19 Pandemic

Acting Prime Minister Leo Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before going into politics. Donall Farmer/Getty Images

toggle captionDonall Farmer/Getty ImagesMore Than 10,000 People Have Now Died From COVID-19 In The U.S.

A health care worker staffs a drive-through coronavirus testing site in Jericho, N.Y., the state that remains the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The disease has killed more than 10,000 people in the U.S., including 4,758 in New York. Al Bello/Getty Images

toggle captionAl Bello/Getty ImagesIn New York, Overflow Hospitals At Javits And On Navy Ship Have Been Largely Empty

The USNS Comfort hospital ship, which is docked at a Manhattan pier, is adjusting its procedures to accept patients more quickly. The ship is intended to accept non-coronavirus referrals from New York hospitals. Kena Betancur/Getty Images

toggle captionKena Betancur/Getty ImagesU.S. Hospitals Surveyed Plea For More Federal Coordination Of Testing And Supplies

An inspector general’s survey of U.S. hospitals finds them scrambling for supplies — even food and toilet paper. They’ve had to get masks from nontraditional places like autobody shops and nail salons, and also ask for handmade donations. Mario Tama/Getty Images

toggle captionMario Tama/Getty ImagesU.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients

Vizient, a group purchasing organization that negotiates lower prices with drug manufacturers, sent recommendations that the Food and Drug Administration expand access to drugs heavily used with ventilator patients. jamesbenet/Getty Images

toggle captionjamesbenet/Getty ImagesEpisode 988: The Economics Of Hospital BedsAmanda Aronczyk/NPRSlammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

The Trump administration is telling 3M to prioritize the U.S. market for its N95 respirator masks during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The company has been accused of not doing enough to support the U.S. health care system and of fostering price gouging. Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images

toggle captionSmith Collection/Gado via Getty ImagesCoronavirus Reset: How To Get Health Insurance Now

A patient with suspected COVID-19 arrives at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn on Thursday. Even as the risk of big medical bills climbs, many Americans are losing their jobs and health insurance right now. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

toggle captionSpencer Platt/Getty ImagesMany Who Need Testing For COVID-19 Fail To Get Access

Melissa Burgess and her husband experienced symptoms of COVID-19 but weren’t able to get tested, which raised concern about exposing their young son. Courtesy of Melissa Burgess

toggle captionCourtesy of Melissa BurgessWant To See What Your City's Pandemic Plan Says? Good Luck.

A Pier 39 employee wears protective gear while cleaning a sidewalk in San Francisco, Calif., on March 16, the day the county announced a local shelter-in-place order. On March 19, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a shelter-in-place order for the entire state. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

toggle captionDavid Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesCOVID-19 Hits Some Health Care Workers With Pay Cuts And Layoffs

Amid the COVID-19 epidemic, there has been a steep drop in patients seeking nonurgent primary care and specialty care. LM Otero/AP

toggle captionLM Otero/APAs Coronavirus Strains Hospitals, Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays, Uncertainty

Two days before Christine Rayburn was scheduled to have a cancerous tumor removed, the hospital cancelled the surgery, part of a wave of cancellations of “elective” surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic. But Rayburn’s surgeon fought back, and got the surgery back on the schedule 10 days later. Poppi Photography

toggle captionPoppi PhotographyThe Coronavirus Doesn't Discriminate, But U.S. Health Care Showing Familiar Biases

While more affluent parts of Nashville have had testing sites for weeks, this drive-through testing site at Meharry Medical College, in a historically African American neighborhood, experienced weeks of delays because staff couldn’t acquire the needed testing supplies and gear like masks and gloves. It finally opened March 30. Ken Morris/Meharry Medical College

toggle captionKen Morris/Meharry Medical College'War Doctor' Says Treating COVID-19 Is Like Fighting An Invisible Enemy

Trauma surgeon David Nott, shown above in Bangladesh, has volunteered in war zones and disaster areas around the world. Now he’s treating COVID-19 patients in London. David Nott Foundation

toggle captionDavid Nott FoundationThink You've Got COVID-19? Here's What Doctors Say About When To Seek Help

A medical worker administers a COVID-19 test at a facility in Camden, N.J., on Wednesday. Matt Rourke/AP

toggle captionMatt Rourke/APFighting COVID-19 Is Like 'Whack-A-Mole,' Says Writer Who Warned Of A Pandemic

A worker cleans an area along the Las Vegas Strip that’s now devoid of the usual crowds, with casinos and many other business shuttered. John Locher/AP

toggle captionJohn Locher/AP5 Key Facts Not Explained In White House COVID-19 ProjectionsSean McMinnFEMA Hadn't Ordered Ventilators. Manufacturers Forged Ahead Anyway

Joe Cipollone of Ventec Life Systems explains the company’s critical care ventilator to General Motors employees who will be helping to produce the ventilators at a GM plant in Kokomo, Ind., on Friday. AJ Mast/General Motors

toggle captionAJ Mast/General MotorsHospital Workers: Tell Us Your Coronavirus ExperienceKatherine Du /NPR28 College Students Who Chartered A Spring Break Plane To Mexico Now Have Coronavirus

The Austin Public Health investigation centers around a group of students who traveled together to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Prisma by Dukas/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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