LA County reports some 14,000 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than 600 deaths. We look at what’s behind those numbers with Barbara Ferrer, the county's top public health official. Also, most planes are empty now, and flight attendants and pilots are contracting the novel coronavirus. So why are some airlines still running?
Barbara Ferrer on COVID-19 contagion
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USC study says many more Angelenos have gotten COVID-19 than we think
A new USC study says hundreds of thousands of Angelenos could have been infected with coronavirus. That’s far higher than the number of cases the county has reported...
Public health chief Barbara Ferrer: 95% of Angelenos have yet to be infected
LA County has reported more than 600 deaths because of the novel coronavirus. That’s about half the deaths reported in all of California. We ask Barbara Ferrer, LA County’s...
Almost no one is flying during the pandemic. How long can airlines survive?
Air traffic is down 95% due to COVID-19, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti recently said. Planes are empty. Some may have one or two passengers — tops. Some flight attendants and...