COVID-19 infection rates, hospitalizations, and deaths are going up in LA. Gyms, hair salons, and retail stores are still doing business. LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks about whether businesses must shut down again, getting Angelenos to comply with safety orders, and balancing public health with economic needs.
LA Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on balancing safety and the economy as COVID surges
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COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths are rising in LA. What the Board of Supervisors plans to do
LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks about whether businesses must shut down again, getting Angelenos to comply with safety orders, and balancing public health with...
10 min, 4 sec
Plasma shots could protect people from COVID-19. Feds and makers won't develop them
New research suggests a shot of plasma from people who’ve had COVID-19 may protect people who haven’t had it. But for some reason, federal regulators and drugmakers are...
8 min, 6 sec
‘The Old Guard’ has more heart than other superhero-action movies, says critic
Critics review “The Old Guard,” an action-thriller about immortal mercenaries who must protect themselves when someone discovers their secret; “Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets,”...
14 min, 17 sec
Resurgence of drive-in theaters is one silver lining for film business during pandemic
“It’s usually a group of friends, or maybe two cars will pull up together, and they’ll pull out some folding chairs and then have an al-fresco picnic. There is a...
8 min, 19 sec