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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing record high COVID-19 cases in the US and the toll it’s taking on frontline healthcare workers.

What Do We Now Know About COVID-19?

Aug 19, 2020

On this edition of Your Call, we’re getting an update on COVID-19 as the US death toll passed 170,000 this week. Six months in and we still don’t have a national plan.

David Dee Delgado/Bloomberg

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll hear from janitors on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have expressed fear over the lack of PPE, hazard pay and paid sick leave, and the heavy use of chemicals in cleaning supplies.