Langston Hughes' poetry celebrates Black culture; Cases of kids with long COVID rise

Langston Hughes' poetry celebrates Black culture; Cases of kids with long COVID rise

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Tuesday, 8 February

Langston Hughes was born 120 years ago. At a 1957 visit to the University of Illinois, he gave a poetry reading and attended the premiere of the opera "Esther." Jim Meadows of WILL in Illinois has the story. And, specialists now estimate that about 10% of kids who get infected with COVID-19 are showing signs of having this post-COVID syndrome. Among them is 10-year-old Haley Bryson. Her mother joins us along with Dr. Alexandra Yonts.
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