Coronavirus

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis explains why social distancing is difficult to follow, and what kind of impact it’s had so far.

from 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.

from 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.

We want your story: Choosing to quarantine with others during coronavirus

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.

from KCRW Features

Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it.

Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19? Serious side effects, no strong scientific backing

Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

How L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Tesse operate under COVID-19 rules

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.

from 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.   
  President…

LA without sports during COVID-19: What are sports writers and analysts to do?

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.  President…

from Greater LA

California has deemed cannabis dispensaries an    essential business    under the state’s    “Stay at Home” order   .

Demand for cannabis hits record high in California, dispensaries deemed ‘essential’ during COVID-19

California has deemed cannabis dispensaries an essential business under the state’s “Stay at Home” order .

from Greater LA

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.

Wisconsin governor gets overruled when trying to suspend in-person voting for primary

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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…

Riverside orders residents to wear face coverings, bans all gatherings

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…

from KCRW Features

Being a truck driver already has its challenges, long days of solitude with brief breaks for food and respite.

Challenges facing truck drivers during the coronavirus pandemic

Being a truck driver already has its challenges, long days of solitude with brief breaks for food and respite.

from 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.

A Must For Millions, Zoom Has A Dark Side — And An FBI Warning

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.

from NPR

In the land of gridlock, car accidents are down and the mayor has ordered more red lights to slow traffic.

A Coronavirus Plus: Wide-Open Highways In Los Angeles

In the land of gridlock, car accidents are down and the mayor has ordered more red lights to slow traffic.

from 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.

Skid Row gets its first confirmed COVID-19 case, residents worry about contagion

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.

from Greater LA

Despite record-breaking unemployment numbers in March, thousands of people are still working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Undocumented farm laborers are essential during COVID-19 pandemic, face safety risks

Despite record-breaking unemployment numbers in March, thousands of people are still working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

from 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.

Nursing home workers pray they don’t get a coronavirus case, wear homemade masks

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Health care workers are now dealing with higher levels of depression and anxiety. They’re suffering panic attacks. Some are contemplating suicide.

'Like a soldier in a war zone with no protective gear’: Doctor on stress from COVID-19 frontlines

Health care workers are now dealing with higher levels of depression and anxiety. They’re suffering panic attacks. Some are contemplating suicide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Originally set for July, the convention has been rescheduled for mid-August in Milwaukee because of the coronavirus.

Democratic National Convention Pushed Back A Month, And The Format May Change

Originally set for July, the convention has been rescheduled for mid-August in Milwaukee because of the coronavirus.

from NPR

The convention in Milwaukee, set for July, has been rescheduled for mid-August because of the coronavirus.

Democratic National Convention Pushed Back A Month, And The Format May Change

The convention in Milwaukee, set for July, has been rescheduled for mid-August because of the coronavirus.

from NPR

"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.

Train Engineer Says He Crashed In Attempt To Attack Navy Hospital Ship In L.A.

"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.

from NPR

"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.

Train Engineer Says He Crashed In Attempt To Attack Navy Hospital Ship In L.A.

"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.

from NPR