Covid Updates. Also, Stimulus Package. Trump Impeachment Debate.

Wednesday_673x324WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13
PROGRAM # 9144 12:00 PM PST

Covid Updates.

After the US deadliest Covid-19 week, the healthcare system is being overwhelmed in California and other states. Why are Covid deaths on the rise? Who is spreading the virus? What do we know about the new virus mutations? Who is getting the vaccine and when can everybody expect to get it? How does the vaccine work? Can a vaccinated person still spread the virus? What are the new drugs used to treat Covid patients?

Guest: Dr. Jose R. Torradas, Spokesperson, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Buckingham, PA.
Stimulus Package. The first coronavirus aid checks are on the way and unemployment programs are set to be restarted as part of the new Covid-19 relief package as the fight for larger payments continue in the senate. The stimulus bill also provides protections against evictions and foreclosures on homes as well as expanded food assistance. A leading member of the congressional group that crafted the final relief bill explains the key parts of the package.

Guests: Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, Washington, DC.
Trump Impeachment Debate. This report includes highlights of the debate that began this morning on the House floor to impeach President Trump, a historic second impeachment process. Most Latino congressmembers favor the impeachment. Rep. Joaquin Castro has been designated an impeachment manager.

Guest: Jose Lopez Zamorano, Reporter, Washington, DC; (Audio Segments) Reps. Veronica Escobar, Adriano Espaillat, Chuy García, Sylvia García, Salud Carbajal, US House, Washington, DC.

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