A covid-19 drive-thru testing site in Stony Brook, New York.

A covid-19 drive-thru testing site in Stony Brook, New York.

With much of the country in lockdown, public health officials say social distancing is working. But hot spots, like New York City, are experiencing large death tolls – and parts of the U.S. yet to experience many cases could see numbers rise.

Helen Branswell is an infectious diseases reporter at the online health news site, STAT, and has been following this story since its earliest days.

Diane talked to her about what we’ve learned about treating Covid-19 and where our efforts to contain the virus currently stand.


  • Helen Branswell Infectious diseases and global health reporter, STAT


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