Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.

Dr. Nivedita Lakhera, an internal medicine physician in San Jose, says she’s never seen something like the COVID-19 pandemic in her lifetime.

We’re supposed to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus. But for those living with an abusive partner or family member, home could be the most dangerous place right now.

N ew York is calling on health care workers from all over to come help with the flood of coronavirus patients.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about whether more places in LA will shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, how much equipment the city still needs, when we’ll have a vaccine and…

LA Rabbi Steve Leder says there’s a lot of catastrophic (and thus unproductive) thinking among his congregants.

With many people staying at home due to coronavirus, our apartments and houses have become work spaces, classrooms, gyms.

Officials say America has plenty of food, but it’s tough to find staples on grocery store shelves.

Health care providers are concerned about protecting themselves and patients as they battle COVID-19. We talk to an emergency room nurse from UCLA Medical Center.