Earlier this week, an experimental coronavirus vaccine
showed promise. But, for the moment, the full data from that research hasn't been released.
Friday morning, Dr. Anthony Fauci told NPR
he's seen the data and it looks "quite promising." According to Fauci, barring any setbacks, the US is on track to have a vaccine by early next year.
Millions of Americans are turning to food banks
to help feed their families during the pandemic. A new federal program pays farmers who've lost restaurant and school business to donate the excess to community organizations. But even the people in charge of these organizations say direct cash assistance is a better way to feed Americans
A few months ago, before the lock downs, nearly 3,000 paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division left on a short-notice deployment to the Middle East. The 82nd is coming back
is being welcomed back to a changed nation and a changed military.
Plus, about 180 people are hunkered down together in a Jerusalem hotel, recovering from COVID-19. Patients from all walks of life — Israelis, Palestinians, religious, secular groups that don't usually mix — are all getting along. Listen to the full Rough Translation podcast "Hotel Corona."Sign up for 'The New Normal' newsletterFind and support your local public radio stationThis episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.