State Sen. Dr. Richard Pan on California's Coronavirus Response

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Senator Richard Pan at the State Capitol in Sacramento on Aug. 15, 2019. (Stephanie Lister/KQED)

As California cities shut down and the state prepares for a surge of coronavirus cases, Scott and Marisa check in with KQED's Katie Orr on the state government's response (0:20). Then, state Sen. Dr. Richard Pan joins to talk about battling disinformation in the public health sphere, the state's preparation for the outbreak and the personal responsibility of Californians residents in slowing infections (8:35).