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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 hide caption

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Coronavirus Reset: How To Get Health Insurance Now

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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 hide caption

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Want To See What Your City's Pandemic Plan Says? Good Luck.

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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 hide caption

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As Coronavirus Strains Hospitals, Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays, Uncertainty

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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 hide caption

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The Coronavirus Doesn't Discriminate, But U.S. Health Care Showing Familiar Biases

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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 hide caption

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'War Doctor' Says Treating COVID-19 Is Like Fighting An Invisible Enemy

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Coronavirus Overwhelms Georgia Hospital: Patients Flood In As Staff Weathers Exposure

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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 hide caption

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Fighting COVID-19 Is Like 'Whack-A-Mole,' Says Writer Who Warned Of A Pandemic

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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 hide caption

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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 hide caption

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Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, discussed one of the models used to estimate potential deaths from coronavirus in U.S. during a briefing Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 10th, 2020. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Rohingya refugees wait at a relief distribution point in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh on March 24. Suzauddin Rubel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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More than 20 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, including at least five deaths. The nursing facility is about 90 miles west of Boston. Google Maps/ Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Aetna was the first insurer to announce its plan to help shield patients with COVID-19 from high medical bills. But out-of-network charges and other surprise bills remain a risk, say advocates for patients. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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With the coronavirus outbreak taking hold in the U.S., thousands of flights have been canceled — but on Sunday, there were still 2,800 planes in the air, according to aviation site Flightradar.com Courtesy of Flightradar24.com hide caption

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As hospitals consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting care, maternity wards across the country are changing policies on deliveries and visitors. Jasper Jacobs/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pregnant Women Worry About Pandemic's Impact On Labor, Delivery And Babies

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