FRONTLINE's 'Coronavirus Pandemic' Traces How The US Became The World's Virus Hotspot | KALW

FRONTLINE's 'Coronavirus Pandemic' Traces How The US Became The World's Virus Hotspot

Apr 23, 2020

On this edition of Your Call, we speak with veteran science journalist Miles O’Brien about his new FRONTLINE documentary Coronavirus Pandemic.

The special report investigates how the US government responded to COVID-19 in the critical weeks after the first case was confirmed in Seattle, Washington. The US death toll has now passed 46,000. How did the US become the country with the worst outbreak in the world?

Guest:

Miles O’Brien, award-winning journalist and science correspondent for PBS NewsHour and FRONTLINE

Web Resources: 

PBS, FRONTLINE: “No Good Choices”: At the First U.S. Hospital Network to Knowingly Battle the Coronavirus, a Struggle Over Protective Equipment