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California Has More Cases of COVID-19 Than Any Other State

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California Has More Cases of COVID-19 Than Any Other State

California is now reporting more confirmed cases of COVID-19 than any other state in the nation. The state is reaching the grim milestone as it struggles to stem the spread of the virus.
Reporter: Guy Marzaroti, KQED

Hospital Capacity Dwindles As Cases Surge Across the State

The surge is cases is wreaking havoc on healthcare facilities throughout the state, forcing them to prepare for the worst. Many are still struggling with shortages of supplies and staffing. 
Reporter: Lesley McClurg, KQED

COVID-19 is Becoming the Leading Cause of Death in L.A.

COVID-19 is on track to become the leading cause of death in L.A. County. Health officials warn that unless people wear face masks and physically distance, more people will die.
Reporter: Jackie Fortier, KPCC

Administrative Error Prevents Nurses From Providing Mental Health Care

As coronavirus cases are surging, so are reports of depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns. But even as mental health professionals are needed more than ever,  those who graduated from a Fresno State nursing program are being told to return to school and repeat their classes.
Reporter: Kerry Klein, Valley Public Radio

How Systemic Inequality Is Fueling The Spread of COVID-19

Systemic racial inequality has left members of low-income and minority communities most vulnerable to transmission and death from COVID-19. In San Francisco, Latinos make up 15% of the population but account for nearly half of all positive COVID-19 cases.
Guest: Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 

NJ Shooting Linked To Killing of Lawyer in San Bernardino Mountains

The FBI has confirmed they have linked the shooting of a men’s rights lawyer in the San Bernardino Mountains to the suspect in the ambush shooting of a federal judge's family in New Jersey.
Reporter: Benjamin Purper, KVCR

Sierra Club Confronts John Muir's Racism

One of the country’s largest and most influential environmental organizations is acknowledging its racist past. The Sierra Club is publicly calling out its co-founder John Muir -- who made derogatory comments about Black and Indigenous people and supported racist policies.
Reporter: Kathryn Barnes, KCRW


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