As Jails And Prisons Reduce Populations, Advocates Call On ICE To Do The Same – North Country Public Radio

There have been dramatic spikes in demand for sedatives, pain medications, paralytics, and other drugs that are crucial for patients who are on ventilators.

The president’s son-in-law and senior adviser has emerged as a key figure in the Trump administration’s response to the outbreak.

“I feel happy to have a job that is important,” says a clerk in Portland, Ore. “But safe? No way!” A graphic artist relays the worries, pleas and pride from key workers on the pandemic’s front line.

Politicians give speeches and scary headlines fill the news, but somehow life pushes on for New Yorkers.

The Death Cab For Cutie frontman performs a new song and pays tribute to Fountains of Wayne songwriter Adam Schlesinger in this quarantine concert.

Laura Gao is a native of Wuhan, China — where the cordonavirus outbreak began. As the virus spread, Wuhan captured the world’s attention. Her comic offers a personal look at the city she loves.

On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we answer your questions about ways to can give back, the latest from Mexico and online dating, and an epidemiologist tackles all aspects of the virus.

The president emphasized wearing a mask in public is voluntary, and that medical-grade masks are not necessary.

The Centers for Disease Control is now recommending cloth face-coverings for the general public. If you have questions, we have answers.

Lawmakers and state attorneys general are scrutinizing the popular video conferencing company for potential violations, after users reported harassment and researchers uncovered security flaws.

Lab studies have shown hydroxychloroquine has blocked the coronavirus from entering cells, but scientists have not reported results yet of whether it can work as a treatment.

Cases of COVID-19 have appeared throughout the country, but certain areas have been hit harder than others. Find out how many cases and deaths have been reported in each state.

Source: https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/npr/827241659/as-jails-and-prisons-reduce-populations-advocates-call-on-ice-to-do-the-same


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