Paige Pfleger is a reporter for WOSU, Central Ohio's NPR station. Before joining the staff of WOSU, Paige worked in the newsrooms of NPR, Vox, Michigan Radio, WHYY and The Tennessean. She spent three years in Philadelphia covering health, science, and gender, and her work has appeared nationally in The Washington Post, Marketplace, Atlas Obscura and more.
A church that earlier denied the severity of COVID-19 changed its messaging after an outbreak. But another church continues to say mask wearers and the vaccinated aren't welcome at worship services.
An Ohio-based research group just got expedited FDA approval of its PPE decontamination system after pleas to the White House from the governor. The system cleans up to 80,000 pieces of PPE at a time.
To slow the coronavirus, colleges are canceling in-person classes and shifting to online only. How do students and faculty adapt, and what gets lost in the shift away from gathering in classes?
In more than 30 states, it is illegal for someone with HIV to have sex without first disclosing their status. Some are now trying to change that, arguing that those laws endanger public health.