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How Vulnerable Communities Are Coping With COVID-19 & How To Help

3 hours ago
Lea Suzuki / The Chronicle

On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing community efforts and resources to help each another during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Latest Updates On COVID-19: What Do You Want To Know?

Apr 1, 2020
John Minchillo/AP

  On this edition of Your Call, we’ll take your questions about the coronavirus with an epidemiologist and medical expert.

With Unemployment On The Rise, How Will The $2.2T Bill Bring Relief?

Mar 31, 2020
Bryan Anselm for The New York Times


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll take your questions about the $2.2 trillion stimulus package.


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're discussing the links between climate change and infectious diseases.

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we are discussing a new Propublica investigation exposing how Trump administration appointees prevented Texas prosecutors from indicting Walmart for filling suspicious opioid prescriptions.

How Are Parents, Students, And Teachers Dealing With School Closures?

Mar 26, 2020
Gabrielle Lurie / The Chronicle

  

On this edition of Your Call,

we’ll discuss how educators, parents, and students are dealing with school closures due to COVID-19.

COVID-19: What's Being Done To Protect Homeless People?

Mar 25, 2020
Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters

On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out how COVID-19 is affecting people who can’t stay inside.

Joseph Prezioso/AFP

 

On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing how much it costs to get treated for COVID-19, especially for those of us who are underinsured or uninsured.

US Workers Need Financial Relief Now

Mar 23, 2020
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  On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing the dire need for economic relief as millions of US workers are being laid off or losing their jobs.

On this edition of Your Call, we're hearing from a Bay Area nurse who says the lack of personal protective gear continues to be a huge problem. Jennifer Carraher says her hospital has run out of eye protection and hand sanitizer, and N95 masks are scarce.

On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing the race to find a treatment for COVID-19. 

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're discussing the outbreak of covid-19 in France. Following Italy and Spain, France imposed a nationwide lockdown this week banning people from leaving home except to work, receive medical care or buy food. More than 7,500 people have been infected with the virus in France.

 

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing how and where people in the Bay Area can get tested for COVID-19. Later in the show, we’ll discuss the overwhelming requests for test kits across the country. As the country ramps up testing, the number of cases will drastically increase, according to public health officials.

How Are The Nation's Hospitals Preparing To Handle COVID-19?

Mar 17, 2020
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the US healthcare system and hospitals across the country. How are nurses, doctors, and medical personnel on the frontlines being affected?

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing the Bay Area’s shelter in place policy. Those in San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Marin, Contra Costa and Alameda Counties are being asked to stay home except for essential activities until at least April 7th. This is the first drastic measure to take place in the US. Experts say if this works and we flatten the curve, others will follow.

As Cities Begin Shutting Down, How Will Front Line Workers Be Affected?

Mar 16, 2020
Pablo Cuadra

  On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss how workers on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak are being affected. What protections are in place for them, including paid sick leave and unemployment benefits?

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss California Governor Gavin Newsom's latest guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. He’s asking Californians over the age of 65 to isolate themselves, and called for bars, wineries, clubs, and pubs to close. He also spoke about the need to help the homeless population and provide support to low-income families, including free meals to hundreds of thousands of students across California.

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss the coronavirus pandemic in Italy. This week, the surge of infections has triggered a massive countrywide lockdown. According to the Italian government, more than 15,000 people have been infected and the death toll has surpassed 1,000.

Diane Ravitch Discusses The Stark Inequities Around School Closures

Mar 11, 2020

On this edition of Your Call, we'll speak with education expert and advocate Diane Ravitch about how schools and colleges are responding to the coronavirus outbreak.

Santiago Mejia, The Chronicle

On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with journalist and Salon.com founder, David Talbot, about his new book Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of My Stroke.

On this edition of Your Call, we speak with law professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández about his new book Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants.

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation about how the Trump administrations’ policies are impacting children’s health.

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  On the This edition of Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the Coronavirus. The virus has killed at least 3,000 people and has now infected more than 100,000 worldwide. Nurses in the United States say hospitals are woefully unprepared. How are the media covering this outbreak?

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On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the coronavirus outbreak, also known as COVID19. According to the World Health Organization, there are 94,000 global cases in at least 75 countries and more than 3,200 reported fatalities.

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On this edition of Your Call, we discuss Super Tuesday results and what's next. A total of 1,357 delegates were up for grabs.

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll disccuss the decision by major Democrats to support Joe Biden in order to stop Bernie Sanders from getting the nomination. Yesterday, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg dropped out to support Biden. Other supporters include Beto O'Rourke, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, and John Kerry. What difference will this make on Super Tuesday?

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we continue our coverage of presidential candidates by focusing on their environmental records.

Black Violin Breaks Boundaries, Challenges Stereotypes & Empowers Youth

Feb 26, 2020
Mark Clennon

On this edition of Your Call, we’re joined by Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus, the incredible classically trained musicians who’ve infused hip hop and classical music to form Black Violin.

Joe Biden: His Record, His Policies & His Donors

Feb 25, 2020
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll wrap our coverage of presidential candidates by discussing former Vice President Joe Biden.

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On this editon of Your Call, we continue our coverage of presidential candidates by talking about Senator Amy Klobuchar.

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