As the number of coronavirus deaths in the United States tops 3,100, states are demanding ventilators and medical supplies.
Michigan is a growing hot spot and struggling to prepare for a surge in cases, but President Trump has repeatedly attacked Michigan’s governor, calling her “that woman.”
Democracy Now! speaks with the former director of the Detroit Health Department, Abdul El-Sayed. He’s a physician and epidemiologist, and his new book is just out today, Healing Politics: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Our Political Epidemic. His recent piece for The Guardian is headlined “Coronavirus is exploiting an underlying condition: our epidemic of insecurity.”
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