KNX In Depth: LA County public health officials say they can't understand current COVID surge -- Mayo Clinic staff overwhelmed by 900+ COVID infections -- Vaccine prep picks up -- NYC shuts its schools

November 20, 2020 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 47 min Download
KNX In Depth:  LA County public health officials say they can't understand current COVID surge -- Mayo Clinic staff overwhelmed by 900+ COVID infections -- Vaccine prep picks up -- NYC shuts its schools

KNX In Depth: LA County public health officials say they can't understand current COVID surge -- Mayo Clinic staff overwhelmed by 900+ COVID infections -- Vaccine prep picks up -- NYC shuts its schools

November 20, 2020 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 47 min Download
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Since the strict shelter in place order, and much of the lockdown restrictions, were lifted in L.A. County back in June, the COVID policies haven't changed much. And that has public health officials wondering about the root causes of this recent surge in cases. What went wrong? We'll go In Depth. LA County is also trying out a new approach to contact tracing, keeping it anonymous in the hopes that more people will sign on -- will it work? And both the CDC and FDA are starting to get serious in their preparations for vaccine distribution. How bad is the coronavirus outbreak in the upper Midwest right now? There are at least 900 sick at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota -- 900 hospital staffers -- not patients. Speaking of hospitals, there's new research out showing some medical centers are marking up bills like crazy, even in the midst of this pandemic. And at the end of today's show we'll head to New York City, where schools are shut back down for in-person learning...and parents are not pleased. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices