Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis explains why social distancing is difficult to follow, and what kind of impact it’s had so far.
Apr. 6from KCRW Features
The U.S. is expected to face “the hardest and the saddest week” of the COVID-19 pandemic to date, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on Sunday.
Apr. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
KCRW is looking for people who have chosen not to shelter in place alone. Maybe you usually live by yourself, but are now (temporarily) staying with friends to fend off the loneliness.
Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it.
Francesco Zimone, owner of L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, is offering customers fresh produce, cooked meals, and pizza kits. He's also giving his staffers higher pay.
Apr. 2from Greater LA
Athletes and teams haven’t really been playing sports because they’re not getting anywhere near one another, and the leagues have postponed or canceled their seasons.
Apr. 6from Greater LA
California has deemed cannabis dispensaries an essential business under the state’s “Stay at Home” order .
Wisconsin’s presidential primary is back on for tomorrow. Earlier today, it was off — the governor had postponed it until June. But hours later, the state supreme court overruled him.
Health officials in Riverside are ordering the county’s residents to wear a face covering when out in public and banning all gatherings apart from family members or those living under…
Being a truck driver already has its challenges, long days of solitude with brief breaks for food and respite.
Apr. 3from Good Food
Federal and state law enforcement are asking questions about Zoom's security and privacy policies, as millions flock to the videoconferencing service for meetings, classes and social gatherings.
Apr. 3from NPR
In the land of gridlock, car accidents are down and the mayor has ordered more red lights to slow traffic.
Apr. 2from NPR
An employee of the Union Rescue became the first person on Skid Row to be diagnosed with COVID-19. He was picking up and delivering basic supplies like food and first aid equipment.
Despite record-breaking unemployment numbers in March, thousands of people are still working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jeffrey Ravago, a certified nursing assistant at San Miguel Villa nursing home in Concord, says there are not enough hospital-grade masks for everyone at this point.
Health care workers are now dealing with higher levels of depression and anxiety. They’re suffering panic attacks. Some are contemplating suicide.
Originally set for July, the convention has been rescheduled for mid-August in Milwaukee because of the coronavirus.
The convention in Milwaukee, set for July, has been rescheduled for mid-August because of the coronavirus.
"People don't know what's going on here. Now they will," the engineer allegedly told a California Highway Patrol officer who apprehended him immediately after the incident.