Coronavirus Update. Also, Cuban Doctors to Fight LA Pandemic?

Monday_673x324MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1
PROGRAM # 9157 12:00 PM PST

Coronavirus Update.

As the House takes first steps to pass Covid relief this week, President Biden signs an executive order expanding access to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid to give a new opportunity to enroll for those who lost their jobs and employer-based insurance during the pandemic. Analysts comment on these topics and the latest news on the ramping up of Covid vaccine efforts.

Guests: Mr. Vargas, Farmworker, Parlier, CA; Martin Vargas, Producer, Radio Bilingüe, Fresno, CA

Cuban Doctors to Fight LA Pandemic? As the staffing crisis worsens in hospitals in Los Angeles because of the Covid surge, activists call on Mayor Garcetti and Gov. Newsom to have Cuba send pandemic battle-tested doctors and nurses to help save lives. Cuba, a nation of about 11 million, reports about 200 deaths by Covid, while Los Angeles county, with 10 million people, has more than 16,000 deaths. A physician talks about the proposed binational medical partnership.

Guest: Dr. Leni Villagomez Reeves, doctor and solidarity activist, Fresno, CA


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