Alice Miranda Ollstein

health care reporter for Politico

Alice Miranda Ollstein on KCRW

LA County just launched a mobile app for contact tracing. But elsewhere in California and around the country, there’s a deep level of mistrust toward contact tracers.

The increasing politicization of contact tracing in California

LA County just launched a mobile app for contact tracing. But elsewhere in California and around the country, there’s a deep level of mistrust toward contact tracers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While President Trump tries to rally support for plans to reopen the government next month, some of the states he points to as success stories are seeing a spike in cases.    
   They…

COVID-19 hot spots erupt in farm belt states, where governors say lockdowns aren’t needed

While President Trump tries to rally support for plans to reopen the government next month, some of the states he points to as success stories are seeing a spike in cases.  They…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While California braces for another weekend at home, states nationwide are adapting different tactics during the COVID-19 outbreak.

New Orleans, Boston report COVID-19 spikes. Can US flatten curve without nationwide strategy?

While California braces for another weekend at home, states nationwide are adapting different tactics during the COVID-19 outbreak.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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