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Veteran Science Writer Explores The Science Behind The Pandemic10:58
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A nurse practitioner awaits his next patient at a mobile COVID-19 testing station in a public school parking area in Compton, California, on April 28, 2020. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
A nurse practitioner awaits his next patient at a mobile COVID-19 testing station in a public school parking area in Compton, California, on April 28, 2020. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

There are now more than a million coronavirus infections in the U.S. and more than 62,000 deaths.

Host Robin Young talks to New York Times veteran science writer Donald G. McNeil Jr. about drug advances, viral spread, issues of immunity and whether there's science behind states' reopening.

This segment aired on April 30, 2020.

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